According to the Vice CEO of AS Tallink Grupp Mr. Andres Hunt it is a great acknowledgement, as the choice was made among 500 companies. „It is good to see that although the general volumes are not those of the top ten, the success of the operations is evaluated to be among the top three. The important criteria of stability and growth of the operations is also our company`s credo“, said Hunt.
Deloitte` Central Europe CEO Alastair Teare said, that „the sheer quality and range of achievement shared by our three award winners is extremely impressive, and I hope that others are inspired by their success“.
Index of Success was launched by Deloitte and Polish daily Rzeczpospolita. At first 30 nominees are chosen from 500 companies represented in the Deloitte`s Central and Eastern European top, out of which three most successful ones are voted. Three most successful Central and Eastern European companies are AS Tallink Grupp, Polish copper and silver manufacturer KGHM Polska Miedz and software vendor Asseco Group.
The jury included Poland`s former Prime Minister Jan Krzysztof Bielevki, President of Boeing International Central Eastern Europe Henryka Bochniartz, President of the Polish Confederation of Private Employers Jerzy Buzek, Chairman of the Polish Academy of Sciences professor Michael Kleiber, Editor in Chief of the daily Rzeczpospolita Tomasz Wroblewski and CEO of Deloitte Central Europe Alastair Teare.
There were 3 Estonian companies in the Deloitte` Central and Eastern European top 500 for 2012. In 2011 AS Tallink Grupp was on the 229th position.