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Muhammed Aziz Khan recognized as Asia's Outstanding Leader at ACES Awards 2020

  • Published at 01:29 pm November 18th, 2020
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He was recognized by the award jury panel for his outstanding leadership and was one of only seven winners representing Singapore at this year's ACES Awards, reports Yahoo News

The Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability (ACES) Awards 2020 has named Muhammed Aziz Khan, founding chairman of Summit Group of Companies, as one of Asia's Outstanding Leaders.

He was recognized by the award jury panel for his outstanding leadership and was one of only seven winners representing Singapore at this year's ACES Awards, reports Yahoo News.

Organized by MORS Group, a virtual press conference was held to announce the winners of the ACES Awards 2020.

During the event, MORS Group CEO Shanggari Balakrishnan mentioned: "Summit's infrastructure creation efforts have made them the harbingers of economic hope and prosperity."

On receiving the award Muhammed Aziz Khan said, "I hope to be able to care for people and lead by example. I believe I am constantly creating leaders among my family, colleagues and friends."

Muhammed Aziz Khan is the founder and chairman of several entities, including Summit Power International Limited, Summit Holdings Ltd and IPCO Developments (Bangladesh) Limited. Summit Group's head office in Singapore is the largest infrastructure group in Bangladesh, employing over 6,000 people, with investments in the energy sector, ports, logistics, information technology and hospitality, the report mentioned. 

In 2020, Forbes listed him as the 37th richest person in Singapore. Apart from helming the Summit Group, Aziz Khan is also the Honorary Consul General of Finland to Bangladesh. He has an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka, the report added.

He is married to Anjuman Aziz Khan and has three daughters, Ayesha, Adeeba and Azeeza.