We find it our immense pleasure to announce that the founder of Bullion Mart, Mr Moniruz Zaman, has been bestowed with the honorary award of “Top Enterprise Award 2018” on June 15, 2018 for his outstanding contribution to the fields of business, journalism and philanthropy at an award gala organized by Transformation Institute for Leadership & Innovation, Canada. Mr Zaman – The Gold Guru as highly known in Canada was among the TOP 12 Award Recipients this year who were honored for their immense contribution to their respective fields and created examples for the present and future generations.
Mr Zaman will also be featuring in the world class coffee table book titled “150 Extraordinary Canadians: Our Leadership and Innovation Legacy” which was launched at the Awards night. This will also be presented via television, a documentary film, interstitials and a multimedia presentation as a part of the Envision Canada initiative.
After immigrating to Canada in the early 2000’s, he has certainly made a name for himself in the Canadian business community as a passionate and hardworking family man. He is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific Group Limited, Asia Pacific International Inc, The Bullion Mart, and Silver Gold Express. For the past three decades, he has created global mines to market company from the ground up. In addition to working directly with precious metals, he is only one of six authorized Royal Canadian Mint dealers in the province. Furthermore, he was the first Bangladeshi publisher to bring a Bengali newspaper to the international market and served as the President of the Canada- Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce for 15 years. Beyond his professional accolades, he is an active member in his community, contributing to causes close to his heart such as education, accessible healthcare and youth engagement.
“I am excited and humbled to be listed amongst such incredible nominees”, says Mr. Zaman. Also adding, “Their dedication to their respective crafts, and passion for their local communities is inspiring, and I only hope to add to their good work in the Canadian community”. Concluding his speech, he also left an inspiring message to the youth of Canada and specially the budding entrepreneurs by saying- “The best way to predict your future, is to create it”.
The Transformation Institute holds the Annual Transformation Awards program every year. Since 2010, the program has identified and honored role models who become mentors for the Crossover Mentorship Program, which includes the Phenomenal Women and the Men of Distinction initiatives and prepares mentors for youth and more. The event was witnessed with red carpet reception, networking, sumptuous dinner, great entertainment, inspiring recipients, high profile presenters and a classy ceremony with many VIPs.