Sesui, presented 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise by HRH the Duke of Gloucester
17 November, 2016: Sesui, the cloud-based telephony and contact centre innovator, has been presented the 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise by HRH The Duke of Gloucester at a ceremony held at the Oxford Science Park on Tuesday 15 November.
Employees and customers of Sesui were joined by dignitaries to celebrate strides made by the business in cloud telephony innovation, and to see Lee Bryant, Managing Director of Sesui, accept the official grant of appointment and commemorative glass bowl. The event follows the Royal Reception for winners, which was hosted at Buckingham Palace by Her Majesty The Queen in July.
HRH The Duke of Gloucester, said: “It’s always a great pleasure to present the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, which places a spotlight on companies doing splendid work here in the UK. I would like to congratulate Sesui on this achievement and wish the team every success in their continued drive for innovation.”
Lee Bryant, Managing Director, Sesui, commented: “Welcoming HRH The Duke of Gloucester to our offices at the Oxford Science Park is the latest stage of a great journey that winning the Queen’s Award has taken us on. The business has since continued to innovate and undergone a number of developments to do with its products, partnerships and branding; it’s a trait of Sesui that I’m particularly proud of and an honour for it to be recognised at this most prestigious level.”
One of only three Oxford-based businesses to receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise within the Innovation category, Sesui was first announced a winner of the award in April, on account of its wholly owned and developed telephony platform, the i-Platform, which underpins all of its cloud-based telephony solutions. Cloud-first strategies in general are fast being adopted across all business operations to enhance customer interaction and drive operational productivity, and cloud telephony is no exception.
The Sesui i-Platform, however, delivers the added flexibility to exploit full-scale contact centre functionality for companies of all sizes in a matter of weeks, and solutions can overlay onto any existing type of telephony infrastructure with no need to rip and replace. As the trend towards flexible working grows, Sesui solutions can ensure businesses maintain visibility and connectivity with remote workers securely, and without any disruption for the customer. Data can also be recorded across multiple sites and dispersed resources, in real-time, to assist with making decisions that benefit overall business profitability.
Notes to Editors
- 249 Queen’s Awards (QA) have been announced this year for outstanding business achievement in the fields of International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development.
- QA winners can also use The Queen’s Award Emblem in advertising, marketing and on packaging for a period of five years as a symbol of their quality and success.
- The awards are made annually by HM The Queen and are only given for the highest levels of excellence demonstrated in each category.
- To find out more about next year’s awards visit the Queen’s Award website.