The Regional Managing Principal of Asia Pacific & Middle East was also named "CEO of the Year" at the IDC Future Enterprise Awards.
SINGAPORE, Nov. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — For his visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to excellence, David Calkins, Regional Managing Principal at Gensler Asia Pacific & Middle East (APME), a world-leading architecture and design firm, has been honoured with the "Outstanding Leader in Asia" award at the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability (ACES) Awards 2023.
The ACES award recognises visionary leaders and champions of sustainability from diverse industries in Asia. Over the years, the ACES Awards have celebrated prominent figures, corporations, and brands for their exceptional contributions to leadership and sustainability initiatives.
In addition to this remarkable achievement, David Calkins was also named Singapore’s "CEO of the Year" at the IDC Future Enterprise Awards, organised by the International Data Corporation last month. This award acknowledges leaders who pioneers a forward-looking enterprise strategy, aligning with the demands of a digital-first landscape.
Reflecting on these extraordinary accomplishments, David Calkins expressed, "These awards are a testament to the dedication and ingenuity of the entire team at Gensler. We’ve been relentless in our efforts to redefine the possibilities in our industry, and I’m incredibly proud of our collective achievements."
David Calkins’ dual accolades underscore his adept leadership in navigating the complexities of the business world highlighting his crucial role in propelling Gensler to the forefront of innovation. Under his guidance, Gensler has achieved sustained growth in the APME region, enhancing its expertise and solidifying itself as a trusted design partner in the arena.
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 53 locations and 6,000+ professionals networked across the Americas, Europe, Greater China, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. Founded in 1965, the firm works globally with more than 3,500 clients across 33 practice areas spanning the work, lifestyle, cities, and health sectors. We are guided by our mission to create a better world through the power of design and believe the source of our strength is our people.