CWQ Awards: Donna Sultan is Executive of the Year
KEO CEO is "clear winner", delivered the most change in her company
The Construction Executive of the Year Award at the CW Qatar Awards 2012 went to KEO International Consultants CEO Donna Sultan. A total of 13 awards were presented at the high-profile evening event held at the Grand Hyatt in Doha on Monday, attended by 300 people.
The shortlisted nominees in this prestigious category were: Abdullah Abdulaziz, Donna Sultan, Essa Mohammed Ali Kaldari and Mohamad Charara.
The award was presented by BASREC CEO Kareem Shamma to KEO International vice president-PM/CM International Robert Milford, who accepted it on behalf of Sultan.
While all nominees were praised by the judges for their achievements, they concurred that there was a "clear winner" who had served as a long-time employee with her company.
Donna Sultan was cited as "the person who has shown the gretaest levels of leadership and delivered the most positive change within her company" and a "voice for the industry".
Milford commented: "Sultan takes these things very personally, and this award, coming from her peers, will be even more important to her.
"I have worked with Sultan for eight years, and she is a dedicated and distinguished CEO who is indeed worthy of this award," said Milford.