French Companies in Singapore
Founder and CEO of Deliciae Olivier Bendel Awarded Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 Olivier Bendel, Founder and CEO of Deliciae Hospitality Management, was awarded ‘Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the Singapore Experience Awards 2013 Ceremony. This award honours individuals whose business acumen, creativity and innovative talents have assisted in the growth and development of Singapore’s tourism industry.
the vibrancy of this city while doing something we are really passionate about: developing and managing new restaurant concepts. I want to be one of those entrepreneurs who put Singapore on the world map”. Deliciae is now preparing the opening of its 10th concept in Singapore, after the latest opening of its third L’Entrecôte outlet at Suntec City Mall. If 2013 marked a turning point in Deliciae’s development, with 200 employees by the end of the year, 10 concepts and a branch dedicated to outside catering services, 2014 will be a particularly important year for its expansion outside the Lion City. Indeed, Deliciae not only intends to pursue its growth in Singapore but also in Asia with the development of F&B concepts in the region. F
Olivier says, “Receiving this award is such a great honour and privilege. I am very pleased that the Singapore Tourism Board is awarding such a prestigious award to me and, by extension, to my team. I would like to thank Singapore again for giving me this tremendous vote of conﬁdence. Singapore is my country and I am glad that my team and I can play a part in increasing
oneSafe Reaches 2 Million Downloads, 500,000 Customers
Renowned French-Singaporean Password Manager app oneSafe has reached a
signiﬁcant milestone of 2 million downloads as well as 500,000 customers.
A bullet-proof and user-friendly password manager, oneSafe manages conﬁdential data – encrypted in AES 256 – that users can synchronise seamlessly across all their devices.
“For a paid app, it requires a crazy amount of energy and perseverance to reach such an objective,” says Olivier Berni, Co-Founder of Lunabee.
This app allows data storage in a wellorganised manner, using categories as well as various templates for all items in the safe. For optimal security, users can also set up a second password on certain categories for their most confidential data. F
Mazars Announces Merger with Nebis Services Mazars LLP has announced the merger of Nebis Services into Mazars Singapore. Under the leadership of Founding Partner Dominique Tan, Nebis brings to Mazars a complementary range of services and a dedicated team of staff. The portfolio includes local and international audit, accounting, tax and company secretarial clients.
“We are excited to welcome Nebis to the Mazars family,” said Denis Usher, Mazar LLP’s Managing Partner. “Dominique is a talented and ambitious partner with a good reputation and a committed team. They share our customercentric approach and our drive to continue to establish Mazars as a trusted brand in
the Singapore audit, accounting and advisory market. In a market where size provides many advantages, it is strategically compelling to attract more like-minded teams to build and share the unique Mazars platform. We look forward to bringing together the best of Mazars and Nebis.” F
January 2014 issue of Focus magazine by the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore