February 08, 2019
Brett Neil Saunders, CEO, Managing Director and Founder of HIFLOW Industries Pty Ltd and one of the Directors of Surgical Biofix, has been named "Top Entrepreneur of the Year" for 2019 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only 1 male and 1 female Entrepreneur are chosen for this distinction. These Business Leaders are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, Global Influence, and other awards and affiliations the honoree has received. Brett was just recently honoured at IAOTP’s annual award gala where he received the Top CEO of the Year Award for 2017, at the Ritz Carlton in NYC.All honourees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements.
Brett is being recognized with Top Entrepreneur of the Year distinction for having close to 2 decades of professional experience as a trusted managing director, entrepreneur, and global executive.Brett Saunders has demonstrated success not only as the CEO of Hiflow, he has also been successful with multiple company mergers and acquisitions, property development, innovative investments and business consulting to improve poor performing companies to succeed. Brett’s key strengths include business mentoring and providing strategic business development plans to ensure companies across multiple industry sectors are successful and profitable. Now as CEO and Founder of HIFLOW, Brett’s key duties include: managing and overseeing the HIFLOW group of companies that have operating offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth Australia; he implements company development and growth strategies; provides financial planning and management; structures team management and deliverables, quality assurance, strategic planning for improvement and evolving as a group to adapt to constant change and providing air conditioning & mechanical services solutions.
Also as a Director and major shareholder of Surgical BioFix, a world leading and innovative bio-medical company, Brett’s role on the board is to work with the company ensuring that strategies and plans are developed and implemented to handle fast growth, sustainability and financial success. Surgical BioFix manufactures and distributes leading regenerative medical products for the treatment of chronic wounds and other clinical procedures, and is the only company in Australia to manufacture the product.
This innovative medical product is a dehydrated Human Amniotic Membrane (dHAM), derived from human placenta and used in the treatment of acute and chronic wounds such as diabetic ulcers and various other surgical applications. It has had clinical success in North America with over 2,000,000 applications with no known rejections.
Throughout his illustrious career, Brett has been active in his community and recognized for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. He has received many awards and accolades’ for his company and team, receiving BRW Fast Start Company in 2009, Smart 50 Award Listed Company and BRW Fast 100 Company in 2010. In 2011 he was a finalist for Telstra’s Best Medium Business Award and ARBS (Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Building Services) National Finalist.In 2012 he won the ARBS Australia Outstanding Maintenance and Service Provider.In 2014 he was the winner of the Executive of the Year in Operations Management Industry, recipient of the ARBS Australia Young Achiever Award, and finalist for the AIRAH Awards, Future Leader Award. In 2016 Brett was invited to speak with the Prime Minister of Australia (Malcolm Turnbull) on national TV regarding jobs and growth.For 2017, Brett was named Top CEO of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals and has just graced the front cover of TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine. For 2018 he was named Business Innovator of the Year by IAOTP and now Top Entrepreneur of the Year for 2019.
The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami stated that “Choosing Brett for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make.He is a successful global entrepreneur who is brilliant at what he does, his list of accomplishments and accolades are beyond impressive, he inspires and motivates other professionals and after meeting him at last year’s gala we knew he was exactly what we were looking for in a business innovator.We know we will be seeing more outstanding things from this man and hope to spend time with him and his family again at other future IAOTP events.”
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