EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation and growth that transforms our world. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national award programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries.
“Through the years, the EOY programme in Malaysia has grown in prestige and reach with diverse nominations representing different generations, industries and sectors. This is a testament to the high standards maintained by the programme since its inception in Malaysia, and around the world. Among others, these standards include robust judging criteria and due diligence, as well as the rigorous and independent judging process that we have in place. Philip Rao, Programme Director of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Malaysia said.
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Among 13 top candidates nominated for the title, Mr. Chu Jenn Weng of ViTrox Corporation Bhd emerged victorious in the award. Mr. Chu founded the business in 2000 with his co-founders, and ViTrox launched its first 3D vision inspection system for semiconductor components. With that, he will be representing Malaysia on the international stage this June, competing for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year (WEOY) 2023 award in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Along the 24 years of operation based in Penang, ViTrox Corporation Bhd has grown into a global industry leader in machine vision technology. It has won numerous other recognitions for its outstanding performance and achieving RM680 million in revenue in 2021.
ViTrox continues to expand its presence in more than 600 sites across 46 countries. Aiming to become the world’s most trusted vision inspection solutions company. It is contributing to the advancement of society and the well-being of humankind through compassionate innovation.
The Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 Malaysia Winners
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Furthermore, there are three other winners who won for respective categories in Entrepreneur Malaysia 2022: Ms. Nicole Lim, CEO of Empire Sushi Sdn Bhd (Emerging Entrepreneur Category), Mr. Sashi Kumar, CEO of ATX Distribution Sdn Bhd (Technology Entrepreneur category), Ms. Anna Teo, CEO of Hernan Corporation Sdn Bhd (Woman Entrepreneur Category) and Mr. Chu Jenn Weng, CEO of ViTrox Corporation Bhd (Master Entrepreneur category).
The award recipients are selected by an independent panel of judges. Comprising of past EY Entrepreneur Of The Year winners, business leaders, government leaders and academia.
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