IMD Global Family Business Award

The IMD Global Family Business Award distinguishes one prestigious family businesses from around the world every year.

The award, regarded by many as the most renowned distinction for successful family businesses, also serves as a platform for family businesses to exchange best practices and analyze the economic backdrop. It provides a unique opportunity to promote the indispensable role family businesses play in the global economy.

Each year since 1996, a globally leading family business has been honored with the Global Family Business Award. The award has an impressive list of previous winners that set the standard for future winners:

Lego – Hermès – Puig – Henkel – Zegna – Murugappa – SC Johnson – Bonnier – Barilla – Votorantim – Ivey, Lopez and Lluis Carulla Foundations – Yazaki – Roca – Merck – Firmenich – Bel – JM Huber – Ayala – Bavaria N.V. – Jebsen & Jessen Family Enterprise

This year, the 22nd Award Ceremony will take place at the 28th International Family Business Network Global Summit in Gran Canaria (Spain) on 8-11 November 2017.

In selecting the award winner, the jury carefully considers each of the nominees for their outstanding success, exemplary governance, the involvement of several generations and a clear, long-term social commitment. For further information about the selection criteria, please take a moment to explore the Award Website

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