Congratulations to the Winners of Gabriel Al-Salem International Award for Excellence in Consulting 2011!

123Category “Consulting Project of the Year”:

1st  place:  Farzona Tilavova, Kamolot 1, Tajikistan

2nd place:  GOOD Solutions, Almaty, Kazakhstan

3rd place:  PREKO-Consulting, Kostanai, Kazakhstan

Category "Consultant of the Year":

1st place:  Talgat Rakhmetov, PREKO-Consulting, Kostanai, Kazakhstan

2nd place:  Financial Analytical Group PRO-Consulting, Kyiv, Ukraine, Also received an Honorable Mention from the Award International Committee “For Public Service in Promoting Consulting.”

3rd place:  Enkhbat Enkhbayar, Vision Group, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Category "Consulting Without Borders”:

1st place:  Roman Pogojev, M-Vector Central Asia

2nd place:  Dmitriy Alaudinov, DQS-UL Group, Uzbekistan

The award in the Тhe Most Dynamic Organization of Consultants” category went to the Institute of Management Consultants USA (IMC USA). Their array of programs and conferences, international collaboration with and mentoring of fellow consultants, including those in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, demonstrated their commitment to support and promote the professional standards and ethics in consulting in the US and abroad.

A Special Recognition award for Significant Contribution to the Development of Consulting Profession in Central Asia went to Drumm McNaughton, past Chair of the Institute of Management Consultants USA, for his volunteer help to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan consultants in establishing the CMC certification process in their countries.

Honorable mentions from the Award International Committee for particular accomplishments and successes went to:

  • Ruslan Gaidarov, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - “For Emerging Practice” for providing VAS (value-added services) in the cellular phone industry;
  • Galina Tartyshnaya, Encourage, Almaty, Kazakhstan -  “For Success in Professional Development” for effectively moving up her company from business training to management consulting services;
  • Irina Sulimenko, KAS Consulting, Kostanai, Kazakhstan - “For Excellent Client Relations Managementwhich is exemplary for a company specializing in IT technology.

Zhanibek Suleimenov, National Manager of EBRD BAS Programme in Kazakhstan, received a Special Award from the President of Gabriel Al-Salem Foundation for his support to the Foundation’s activities in Kazakhstan and invaluable help in organizing the conference “Consulting without Borders” and the ceremony for the winners of the Gabriel Al-Salem International Award for Excellence in Consulting.