Leading mens wear fashion retailer, Hameedia, shone in the spotlight at the Global Golden Tiger Awards heldinKuala Lumpur, Malaysia. At the prestigious summit, Hameedia was crowned the ‘Retailer of the Year - Fashion & Lifestyle’ while the Deputy Managing Director of Hameedia Hussain Sadique was selected for the prestigious ‘Retail Leadership’ award at the high profile event. The Golden Globe Tiger awards aim to recognize “Tigers” in marketing, branding CSR & social innovation, education & academiaacross leadership levels amongs tindividuals and organisations that believe excellence is infinite, that perfection has no limit and thattargets are milestones not the end of the journey.
Commenting on Hameediabeingthe ‘Retailer of the Year’, Managing Director of Hameedia, Fouzul Hameed (whohimself won the Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award - Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship),said: “It gives me greatpride to accept the Retailer of the Yearaward for Hameedia, which leads the men’s clothing market in Sri Lanka. Our aimis to provide the latest styles and custom fitting clothes and accessories for men in Sri Lanka, and to match their aspirations for a well groomed look, which is why weoffer a complete range of solutions including bespoketailoring, Made-to-Measure and Readymade clothing. Our innovative marketing strategiesand the concept of corecustomization has created strongrelation ships with our customers. I would also like to congratulateour Deputy Managing Director, Hussain Sadique, for winning the Retail Leadership award. He is a crucial member of our team and makes as ignificant contribution to oursuccess. Winning two Golden Globe Tiger awards demonstrate the cutting-edge advantage that Hameedia possesses in the local and regional mens wear segment – and thes eawards will spur us on toreachnewerheights in the segment.”
Founded in 1949, Hameedia is engagedin the designing, manufacturing, retailing & distributing of men’s apparel, footwear, and accessories through its chain of outlets located in Sri Lanka, Maldives, Australia and Seychelles.It is the only vertically integrated clothing retailer in the country with a strong supplychain and isamong the top 50 corporate brands in Sri Lanka. It boasts a network of over 30 retail showrooms and more than 300 dealers islandwide.
Deputy Managing Director of Hameedia, Hussain Sadique,hadthis to say on winning theRetail Leadership award: “I amhumbled to beawardedthe covetedRetail Leadership award by the Golden Globe Tiger selectioncommittee. I owemysuccess to Hameedia, which has nurtured me and inspired me to domy best since 1984, when I joined the company as a young Management Trainee. In keeping with the company’sprinciples of innovation and customer care, I have had the freedom to express myideas and ledmy team to meet the aspirations of our customers while fulfilling corporate goals.
Hussain Sadique functions as the Deputy Managing Director at Hameedia Group. He isalso the Founder Director of Alif Investment Company. Reportingdirectly to the Group Managing Director and Board of Directors, heis a dynamic and dedicated corporate executive with proven expertise, a wealth of experience in the men’sclothingindustry and a strongtrack record in managing complex projects successfully towards defined corporate goals and objectives. He possesses an impressive track record of enhancing the bottom-line, while spearheading operational improvements to drive productivity and reducecost, and developing corporate human resources and the company’s image. Over the years, he has established his credentials as a prominent member in business and society, having made significant contributions to both areas.