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2017 IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

YAFREISY BERENICE BROWN OMAGE – DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

M.S.C S.r.L.
At 25 years old Yafreisy Berenice Brown Omage, from the Dominican Republic, is one of our youngest awarded entrepreneurs. After finishing her studies she moved to Italy with her husband in 2012. With plenty of determination and effort she was able to take over a supermarket and bakery. Today she supplies 35 stores and restaurants and her business is growing steadily. Her future plans include the production of bread on an industrial scale using organic flour and mother yeast. Yafreisy would also like to pass on her culinary passion by opening a school for young bakers and pastry makers. Hers is a story of resourcefulness, ambition and courage, and we congratulate her on her success.

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2016 IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR – MADI SAKANDE – BURKINA FASO

New Cold System S.r.L.

In 2011, along with other partners, he overtook a historic Italian company in the refrigeration sector, managing to make it profitable it again despite the crisis. He is also a lecturer and consultant for the certification of technicians and companies in accordance with EC 303/2008 regulation. He received the Best Entrepreneur title for the “Africa dall’Africa Italy Excellence Award”. He is involved on a large number of activities, both in Italy and in his country of origin.

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2015 IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR – ABDERRAHIM NAJI – MOROCCO

In 1997 Abderrahim acquired CS Stampi, a company originally led by an Italian entrepreneur, where he had worked as an employee. The company specializes in the molding of technical articles in plastic for the automotive and appliance industries, along with design and development of molds.
In 2014 CS Stampi had a turnover of 6.6 million Euros, with an increase of 38% in sales volume compared to 2013.

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2014 IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR  – CHRISTINE CHUA

A native of the Philippines, in Italy since 2000, founded in 2005 the Delta Contract SpA, which specializes in the design and sale of lighting fixtures of cruise ship. His company has distinguished itself for growth, the use of innovative technologies and great attention to safety.

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2013 IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR – MARCIN SARACEN

Born in Poland, thanks to his great ability to listen, tenacity and ambition, founded a subsidiary of a multinational company, leader in direct sales of cosmetics and hygiene products.

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 2012 IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR – FLORIN SIMON

Born in Romania, in 2005 he opened a wholesale import-export of typical Romanian products; with the proceeds, he manages to support charities and no-profit organizations.

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2011 IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR – JEAN PAUL POUGALA

This journalist, writer and entrepreneur  from Cameroon  founded in 1994 his company that manufactures products for political campaigns.

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2010 IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR – EDITH ELISE JAOMAZAVA

A native ofMadagascar doted with great courage, passion and creativity: these qualities have been the secret for the success of the company she founded in 2004, specialized in quality spice import services

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2009 IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR – RADWAN KHAWATMI – Syria

A story that is a manifesto for immigrants success: this   Syrian entrepreneur arrived in Italy in 1970 and managed to crate a company that manufactures no-brand domestic appliances and distributes them within the Gulf area.