At the recently completed 8th World Chinese Economic Forum Malaysian entrepreneur Vijay Eswaran, the QI Group’s executive chairman, was given the “Lifetime Achievement Award in Global Entrepreneurship”. The Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute organized the forum which the Melaka State Government hosted. Learn more about more Vijay Eswaran: http://mlmnation.net/dato-vijay-eswaran-taxi-driver-worth-500-million-dollars-932/
The award was presented to Eswaran by the state of Melaka’s governor H.E. TYT Tun Datuk Seri Utama Mohd Khalil bin Yaakob. Dignitaries from Indonesia, Taiwan, Pakistan, Thailand and various regional organizations were present at the forum and congratulated Mr. Eswaran.
First introduced in 2011 by the ASLI, the Lifetime Achievement Awards honors people for the significant fundamental contributions they have made in their respective fields. Eswaran said he was honored and humbled by being given the award and feels he has much more to achieve and give.
He explained that the entire QI Group deserved credit for the award and he thanked them for their support. He also thanked his family for creating the foundation on which he stands.
Vijay Eswaran also participated in a panel discussion earlier in the day that dealt with education and training. He spoke on the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship for driving sustainable growth.
An entrepreneur, philanthropist and author, Vijay Eswaran is best known for helping to build one of the largest and most successful multilevel marketing companies in the world. Started in 1998 in the Philippines, the company now has it’s headquarters in Hong Kong and branches in dozens of countries. The QI Group markets luxury, telecommunications, wellness, travel, training and corporate investment products.
He had gone from a working-class background in Penang, Malaysia to becoming one of Asia’s richest men because of learning about multilevel marketing while he was working and going to school in the UK during the 1980s.
And he has used it to help millions of people in Asia, the Middle East and Africa get out of crushing poverty and improve the quality of their lives.