Lycamobile, the largest global provider of low cost international mobile calls, continues to boost its award-winning streak by taking home two silver medal awards at the Stevie Awards for 'Company of the Year' and 'Chairman of the Year'.
The International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards programme. Lycamobile was selected by more than 300 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the awards were presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on 15 October 2012.
This year, Lycamobile continues to outperform against the economic backdrop with strong growth figures. The company was ranked 2nd in The Sunday Times 2012 Tech Track 100 League table and the Chairman received the Platinum Award for Business Person of the Year at the Asian Achievers Award ceremony for the outstanding impact he has made.
Subaskaran Allirajah, Chairman and Founder of Lycamobile, commented:
"I am delighted that Lycamobile has once again been acknowledged for its success as one of the world's leading global telecommunications companies. This is a fantastic recognition for the hard work, commitment and entrepreneurial spirit of the team. Being named 'Chairman of the Year' is icing on the cake."
In his speech at the glittering ceremony at the Ritz Carlton in Seoul - Milind Kangle, Lycamobile Chief Executive said: "Thank you IBA. I am delighted that our Group Chairman Subaskaran Allirajah has been recognised as the Chairman of the Year with this prestigious award. I would like to dedicate the 'Company of the Year' award to our 4,000 employees who have worked tirelessly to help acquire over 25 million activations in 15 countries across the globe. In particular, I would like to thank their families who have made enormous sacrifices to help Lycamobile achieve this success."
Lycamobile is a prepaid mobile SIM card provider that provides low-cost, high-quality international and national calls and has acquired over 20 million customers across 15 countries (UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Australia, France, Germany, Poland Ireland and Portugal). Lycamobile is available through an extensive network of more than 750,000 retail outlets. The brand was initially introduced in 2006 and is already Europe's largest pre-pay MVNO. Lycamobile continues to grow rapidly with further market launches planned throughout 2012.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.