MedRecruitWednesday 17 November 2010, 9:44AM
Media release from MedRecruit
MedRecruit outgun the big boys to take out the Supreme Award in the
Westpac Queenstown Business Excellence Awards 2010
A world class team with a combined goal to listen to and help
doctors create a lifestyle and fulfilling career in medicine is the
key to locum medical recruitment agency, MedRecruit, beating out
big competition to win a trifecta of awards including the Supreme
Award in the Westpac Queenstown Business Excellence Awards 2010 on
The Queenstown based medical recruitment agency won the 'Medium
Sized Business Award', the 'Young Entrepreneur Award' (awarded to
founder Dr Sam Hazledine), and trumped international businesses
such as AJ Hacket Bungy and Skycity Casino to take out the 'Supreme
Award' at the gala dinner awards held at the Skyline
"I am honoured to have won this given the quality competition,
especially AJ Hackett and Henry van Asch who have inspired and
motivated me in my business journey.", says MedRecruit's founder
and managing director Dr Sam Hazledine.
Dr Hazledine says doctors deserve to be looked after and attributes
MedRecruit's massive business growth to the positive experiences
and holistic success doctors are having working with the
"Business is very much a team game. I started MedRecruit with the
clear vision and absolute desire to improve the lives of all
doctors in Australasia. Four years on we now have an entire team at
MedRecruit which shares this vision and passion and it is because
of our quality team we are able to have such a big impact."
MedRecruit has grown over 1000% in the past four years, and
currently has a staff of 16 people. Growth continues with an office
on the Gold Coast opening in February requiring six new team
members who are currently being recruited.
Queenstown Chamber of Commerce CEO, Ann Lockhart, says the Awards
aim to raise the bar across all aspects of business, encouraging
business excellence and celebrating regional achievements in the
Ms Lockhart says judging focuses on management strategy, business
improvement and achieving success.
"MedRecruit is an incredible business that has won the Supreme
Award because of the impressive results it's delivering. Sam and
his team have built a phenomenally successful business in a very
short period of time.
"MedRecruit also demonstrates that entrepreneurs with the right
mindset can successfully create businesses with large international
impact and they can do it from Queenstown". Ms Lockhart says.
MedRecruit has also featured in the Deloitte Fast 50 Awards in 2009
and 2010 being recognised for its fast growth.