|AWARD CATEGORY||2014 WINNER||PRIZE MONEY DONATION|
|WA Business Leader of the Year||Andrew Forrest||Ochre Dance Company|
|Aboriginal Leadership Development Excellence||Rio Tinto||The David Wirrpanda Foundation|
|Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence||Hawaiian||Youth Focus|
|Customer Service Excellence||Sparkle Dental Joondalup||HeartKids WA|
|Emerging Business Excellence||HealthEngine||Meridian Global Foundation|
|Green Business Excellence||Scott Print||Shake It Up Australia|
|Human Resource Management Excellence||Patersons Stadium - West Australian Football Commission||The Multiple Sclerosis Society of WA|
|Innovation Excellence||Carnegie Wave Energy||Engineers Without Borders|
|Marketing Excellence||RAC WA||The Association of Volunteer Bushfire Brigades of WA Inc.|
Ben Harvey and Kim Macdonald
27/11/14, 11pm WST
Andrew Forrest was named the WA Business Leader of the Year in a glittering ceremony to recognise the State’s best businesses and the people who run them.
Mr Forrest, who is behind the Fortescue Metals Group, won the title last night at the Australian Institute of Management WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards.
Mr Forrest’s contribution to WA extends well beyond mining, to include efforts to promote Australian farmers through a partnership with
Last year’s winner, Wesfarmers boss Richard Goyder, presented the award in front of 660 people at Crown.
The other winners in eight other categories in the Pinnacles Awards were:
Aboriginal Leadership Development Excellence: Rio Tinto
Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence: The Hawaiian Property Group
Customer Service Excellence: Sparkle Dental Joondalup
Green Business Excellence: Scott Print
Human Resource Management Excellence: Patersons Stadium run by the West Australian Football Commission.
Innovation Excellence: Carnegie Wave Energy Limited
Marketing Excellence: The Royal Automotive Club of WA
Emerging Business Excellence: HealthEngine
Read the full coverage of the 2014 A.I.M WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards in this weekends West, Saturday 29 November 2014.