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ZE PowerGroup Receives Prestigious Business Excellence Award from Richmond Chamber of Commerce

ZE PowerGroup Receives Prestigious Business Excellence Award from Richmond Chamber of Commerce
December 11, 2023, VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada -

ZE PowerGroup Inc. [ZE], a globally recognized leader in data software development and professional services, proudly announces its recent accolade as the recipient of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards in the category of Business Leadership of the Year award.

ZE PowerGroup wins the 2023 Business Leadership Award, that demonstrates sound business practices and a positive impact on the Richmond Community and beyond.

The Business Excellence Awards, a longstanding tradition since 1977, honor the most outstanding contributors to the Richmond business community. The pinnacle event on the Richmond business calendar, the Business Excellence Awards, stands as a paramount celebration of the region’s exceptional businesses, ranging from large corporations to individual solopreneurs.

This esteemed occasion, commemorated through a gala event spotlights and acknowledges outstanding businesses. The recognition bestowed during this event extends beyond the ceremony itself, resonating throughout various media channels and across the expansive network of the Chamber, elevating the honored businesses’ prominence throughout the year.

With only 30 nominees advancing to the finalist stage annually, this recognition is a testament to ZE PowerGroup’s exceptional commitment to business excellence, innovation, and positive impact within Richmond and beyond.

Dr. Zak El-Ramly, President and CEO of ZE PowerGroup, accepted the award on behalf of the company. In response to this honor, Dr. El-Ramly expressed his gratitude, stating, “We are immensely proud to be recognized with the Business Leadership of the Year award. This achievement is a testament to the dedication and expertise of our team at ZE PowerGroup. We remain committed to fostering innovation, driving positive change, and making a meaningful impact within our community and industries.

ZE PowerGroup, established in 1995 as a family-run business headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, operates globally with offices in the UK, Houston (TX), USA, and Singapore. The company boasts a workforce of over 220 talented professionals, offering a suite of software products, prominently the ZEMA™ platform.

ZEMA has established ZE PowerGroup as an industry leader in sectors spanning energy, agriculture, finance, mining, shipping, renewable energy, reinsurance, and commodities.

In addition to the Business Leadership of the Year award, ZE PowerGroup has received several prestigious honors, further solidifying its position as a trailblazer in the industry. Noteworthy recognitions include securing the top rank in all seven data management categories in the Energy Risk Software Ranking 2023, being ranked 10th on the Chartis Energy50 2023 listing for the energy and fintech sector, and receiving the Stratus Award for Cloud Computing from The Business Intelligence Group for four consecutive years.

It’s incredibly gratifying to celebrate true leaders like ZE Power Group with the Business Excellence Awards. Every year,” said Shaena Furlong, President & CEO, Richmond Chamber of Commerce.” “I am humbled by the incredible creativity and tenacity of our business community here in Richmond. The volunteer judges on our Business Excellence Awards committee make this event possible and we are very proud of our rigorous process to determine finalists and award recipients.” Continues Furlong.

Acknowledging the caliber of fellow nominees and winners, Dr. El-Ramly extended his congratulations, stating, “We commend the exceptional accomplishments of all finalists and winners of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards. It’s an honor to be recognized among such esteemed company, and we celebrate their contributions to our thriving business community.

Congratulations to the other fellow recipients:

  1. Association of the Year: Touchstone Family Association
  2. Green Business of the Year: Salt Spring Coffee
  3. Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Dr. Romi Fung, Naturopathic Doctor
  4. Outstanding Workplace of the Year: Dillon Consulting Ltd.
  5. New Business of the Year: Petsville Animal Hospital
  6. Innovative Enterprise of the Year: Layfield Group
  7. Small Business of the Year: Spread’Em Kitchen Ltd.
  8. Mid-Size Business of the Year: 505-Junk

The recognition from the Richmond Chamber of Commerce adds to ZE PowerGroup’s growing list of achievements and reaffirms the company’s commitment to excellence, innovation, and community impact.


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Michelle Mollineaux,
Director of Marketing and Channel Partnerships
Office: 604-244-1469, ext. 216
Direct: 778-296-4189
Fax: 604-244-1675
Email: michelle.mollineaux@ze.com