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                                                                                                       KZN TOP BUSINESS

                                                                                                                       AWARDS 2021

                                                                     TUESDAY, 15 JUNE 2021

     L – R: Grant Adlam, CEO of KZN Top Business; Ashok Sewnarain, CEO International Bank Vaults – Business Personality of the Year, and Imraan Noorbhai, Standard Bank Head Consumer Client Coverage KwaZulu-Natal.

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     2021 at a hybrid event hosted   KwaZulu-Natal Top   ■   Business Personality:
     at the ONOMO Hotel,      Business Awards             Ashok Sewnarain
     Durban. The annual awards,   recognise companies
     now in their fifteenth year,   and organisations that   ■   Top Brand:
     celebrate business excellence   integrate responsible     Hollywoodbets
     in KwaZulu-Natal. As     business practice into their   Hameed Noormahomed,
     business plays a crucial role   operations, resulting in   Standard Bank Head
     in the growth of Africa,   a positive impact on the   Business Client Coverage,
     Standard Bank has been   economy, community,       KwaZulu-Natal said, “We
     the proud sponsor of this   and workplace, creating a   thank all businesses for
     event for several years.  better life for all in KZN.   their agility and resilience
                              The 2021 event included a
     Imraan Noorbhai, Standard   number of new categories   in forging ahead under
     Bank Head Consumer       that reflect the challenges   these challenging times
     Client Coverage, KwaZulu-  businesses are currently   to stimulate and grow our            GET YOUR BUSINESS
     Natal emphasised the bank’s   facing. The judges had an   economy.”
     commitment to growing    enormous task assessing   To ensure compliance                  GROWING WITH OUR
     the economy. He said, “At   the entries and obtained   with Covid-19 protocols
     Standard Bank our purpose   much insight into the   only the winners in each           BUSINESS CREDIT CARD!
     is defined by ‘Africa is our   business heart of KwaZulu-  category were able to attend
     home we drive her growth’.   Natal in the stories of   the inaugural hybrid event
     We aim to make life better   success that were shared.   to receive their awards in
     for our fellow Africans by   The arithmetical accuracy   person. South African sports
     doing the right business the   of the judges’ votes was   presenter Thato Moeng,
     right way, contributing to   checked by PKF Durban.  together with well-known      Conveniently manage your business spend
     the financial wellbeing of                         Durbanite Logie Naidoo,
     our clients, and supporting   The category winners are:  engaged both the in-studio   and improve your business’s cash flow.
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     in which we operate.” ‘It   ■   Entrepreneur Resilience:    CEO of KZN Top
     Can Be’ is Standard Bank’s     Sihle Ndlela and    Business Grant Adlam        Apply now at
     promise of hope, change     Simphiwe Majozi        said, “Congratulations to
     and optimism.
                              ■   Digital/System        all participants.  I would
     Keynote speaker Dr Ahmed    Implementation:        like to express my sincere
     Shaikh, managing director     Plennegy (Pty) Ltd                      appreciation to Standard
     of the Durban-based      ■   Employee Wellbeing:    Bank and all those who          South Africa banks on business.
     REGENT Business School,     MCS Debt Recovery      helped us make this event a    Business banks on us.
     thought-provoking address   ■   Small Business Start-up:    success. It was a privilege to
     focused on innovation and     Seventeen87 Wine Cellar  work with an amazing group
     stressed the need for South                        of individuals to produce
     African businesses to be   ■   Community and Social    our first-ever hybrid awards
     anti-fragile when it comes     Responsibility:     ceremony. Thanks also to   *Ts&Cs apply. Authorised financial services and registered credit provider (NCRCP15). The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (Reg. No. 1962/000738/06).

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