IEC Award for Micro Business of the Year


Amit Tikoo
Founder, United International

Melbourne-based United International, a unique boutique consultancy that provides consulting and manufacturing services to various clients across Australia in the field of sheet metal and plastics injection molding, was declared the Indian Executive Club’s Micro Business of the Year. Saurabh Mishra, director of TiE Melbourne, presented the award to United International CEO Amit Tikoo, who thanked the organisers and the IEC Club for choosing his company for the award.

“This has really helped us raise our profile among the community and among the business people in Melbourne,” said Amit, who is also the CEO of another successful venture, Heraud Inc, an education enterprise based on the principles of the Australian Tertiary and Further Education system, which aims at promoting and delivering industry based training. An engineering graduate, Amit worked in several organisations before turning setting up United International in 2004. “I just wanted to do something different. And Australia is a country that provides an opportunity for all types of businesses to grow,” says Amit.