Margaret Hirsch, Chief Operations Officer of the Hirsch Group, has been announced as one of the winners of the World Confederation of Businesses – World Cob, Bizz 2017 award. The awards are given every year to outstanding business people from more than 120 countries around the world. She will travel to Dubai later in the year to receive the award with fellow recipients.
This is one of over twenty outstanding accolades that Margaret has received over the last five years. Others include : Winning the BWASA Business Woman of the Year (Entrepreneur) in 2012; In 2013 she received the Sanlam Lifetime Achievement Award in Entrepreneurship. She was inducted into the Global Women Leaders Hall of Fame for Africa and the Middle East in 2014. In 2015 she won the CEO Global Award for the most Influential Woman in the Retail and Wholesale Industry for the African Continent. In 2016, she won the Queen Victoria Commemorative Medal from the European Business Assembly, the Global Inspirational Women Leadership Award and the United States Congressional Commendation Award.