Genelec’s Siamäk Naghian named Enterprise Executive of the Year 2018

Genelec’s Siamäk Naghian named Enterprise Executive of the Year 2018

he most respected financial newspaper in Finland, Kauppalehti, has named Dr. Siamäk Naghian, the Managing Director of Genelec, as the recipient of its coveted Enterprise Executive of the Year award for 2018. Having whittled a field of candidates numbering in the thousands down to a short-list of Finland’s most accomplished business leaders, the newspaper selected Dr. Naghian for the accolade, citing his socially aware style of leadership alongside the strength and passion of the Genelec team as a whole.

Published in Helsinki, Kauppalehti is arguably the most influential business-oriented periodical in Finland, with a large domestic and international Finnish speaking readership. Each year the newspaper awards the most dynamic companies and individuals from the thriving Finnish business community, honouring the winners with a gala reception.

The 2018 reception took place on December 11th at Helsinki’s Finlandia Talo Hall, where Finland’s Minister of Economic Affairs, Mika Lintilä, presented the Enterprise Executive of the Year award to Dr Naghian. “With his leadership credentials and his team of highly skilled colleagues, Siamäk Naghian has given us an example of how passion can lead to the pinnacle of quality,” commented the jury. “By ensuring that its people are passionate and motivated, Genelec has successfully established itself as the leading global brand in the world of professional audio monitoring.”


Describing himself as “honoured and humbled”, Dr Naghian offered his thanks to the broader Genelec family: “This accolade belongs to all of us; to all the people who have helped us each day, from transforming raw materials into products and then bringing them to our users around the world. Our suppliers, distributors, resellers, our peers, our societal partners and the decision makers who choose Genelec – all of these people and many more have made it possible for us to test our own limits and grow, both as individuals and professionals. Everyone’s effort is meaningful, and I would like to offer my warmest thanks to all those who have helped us on this journey.”