Aban Pestonjee – Entrepreneur
A resourceful entrepreneur who has transformed her dream of making life easier for every house-wife into a reality. Her drive, persistence and courage continues to inspire her team at Abans and is one of the principle reasons for the success of the Group.
- SAARC Women’s Association – Sri Lanka Chapter – “Award of Excellence for Woman Achievers for Outstanding Achievement” – Year 2000.
- “The Bronze Award” for the Large Business Category by Women’s Chamber of Industry & Commerce at the Year 2000 Women Entrepreneurs of the Year Award Ceremony.
- “Kotra Plaque of Appreciation — 2005” for forging strategic foreign economic ties between Korea & Sri Lanka.
- Culminating in 2006, she received International Recognition for winning the Leading Women Entrepreneur of the World award. Mrs. Pestonjee was awarded the prize by the Princess of Thailand.