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EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

Credit Suisse was very proud to be the Platinum sponsor of the Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY), China 2016 Awards, organised by EY. Culminating in a glittering awards gala dinner, held in Shanghai in November 2016, 12 award-winning entrepreneurs were acknowledged for their innovative business mindset and outstanding business achievements. The entrepreneurs and their businesses are recognized as some of the most dynamic and influential companies in their respective sectors and key contributors to the structural changes taking place in China today.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

The winners were chosen through a stringent selection process, across wide range of sectors, across industrial, technology, media & entertainment, pharmaceutical & life services etc.

Click here to view the full list of this year's winners.

Acknowledging Innovation
Speaking at the award ceremony, Zeth Hung, Managing Director and Co-Head of Greater China Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Credit Suisse, said, "China's entrepreneurs have made significant inroads in transforming themselves from adaptors to innovators, producing many of today's global business leaders. The size of the entrepreneurial community has grown exponentially, playing an increasingly important role in China's economy and in Research & Development (R&D). Credit Suisse forecasts China's R&D investment to surpass the US by 2020 as China shifts to a new economic paradigm driven by innovation. Many of today's entrepreneurs are not only dedicated to the success of their business, but to making significant contributions to society at large, supporting many philanthropic projects across the country. As the Trusted Entrepreneurs' Bank of Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse is delighted to demonstrate its support of China's entrepreneurs by serving as the Platinum sponsor of this prestigious business awards program."

Entrepreneurs are a key driver of opportunity in Asia Pacific, and Credit Suisse is well positioned to support entrepreneurs throughout their business journey meeting their wealth management and investment banking needs. Our commitment means that we have long-standing and deep relationships with many entrepreneurs in the region and the next generation of wealth and large cap clients.

The EOY is a prestigious and well-established awards program that identifies and rewards successful leaders of dynamic companies. This awards program provides an excellent opportunity for us to strengthen our relationships with inspiring entrepreneurs in China who foster innovative development and build unique competitive advantages for their companies. More than 500 guests gathered at the awards gala to celebrate with the winners.