The 7th Edition of the awards brought together the best business minds and top bureaucrats of the country
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | April 10, 2013
The NDTV Profit Business Leadership Awards 2012¬†were held to honour the country‚Äôs cr√®me de la cr√®me of the corporate¬†world, whose relentless pursuit of excellence has fuelled India‚Äôs journey to the forefront of the world‚Äôs economy. The 7th Edition of the awards brought together the best business minds and top bureaucrats of the country.
Anand Mahindra,¬†Chairman and Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra¬†was acknowledged as the¬†NDTV¬†Business Leader of the Year¬†and presented the Award by¬†Chief Guest Montek Singh Ahluwalia,¬†Deputy Chairman of the¬†Planning Commission.
On receiving the¬†Award,¬†Mahindra¬†said,¬†‚ÄúRunning away is never a successful strategy. You cannot simply run away abroad because you have a fear of the environment here. Time and again countries like South Korea & Japan have proven that you grow strong globally when you have a strong base in India.‚ÄĚ
Other eminent awardees were:
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Deepak Parekh & Keshub Mahindra¬†received¬†Lifetime Achievement Awards
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†N Chandrasekaran¬†won¬†the Business Visionary Award
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Mallika Srinivasan¬†was¬†the Business Thought Leader
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Most Inspiring Business Leader¬†went to¬†Kumar Mangalam Birla
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Samsung¬†received the¬†Dynamic Innovator of the Year Award
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Corporate Social Responsibility Awards¬†went to¬†Jubilant & TCS
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Wipro¬†received the¬†Award for Inclusion & Diversty
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†John Abraham¬†was declared¬†Creative Entrepreneur of the Year
Winner of the¬†Transformation Leader Award, Chanda Kochhar¬†said, ‚ÄúIn front of foreign and private banks, Public Sector Banking has picked up a lot. Transformation is not done through one big step, it requires small steps to acquire it.‚ÄĚ
Extensive research was carried out to determine the nominees and the winners under the guidance of leading names from the industry and business world on the jury, including¬†Shanti Ekambaram,¬†President, Corporate & Investment Banking, Kotak Mahindra Bank;¬†T N Ninan,¬†Editor & Publisher, Business Standard;¬†Dorab R Sopariwala, Editorial Advisor, NDTV;¬†Naina Lal Kidwai,¬†Group General Manager & Country Head, HSBC India;¬†Kalpana Morparia,¬†CEO, J P Morgan India;¬†Dr Tarun Das,¬†Former Chief Mentor, CII,¬†Dr. Prannoy Roy,¬†Executive Co-Chairperson, New Delhi Television Ltd; and¬†Aunindyo Chakravarty,¬†Senior Managing Editor, NDTV Profit.
NDTV¬†partnered with¬†Supertech¬†as their¬†Presenting Sponsor;¬†Associate Partners¬†were¬†Monnet, Sensodyne, Xerox¬†and¬†Rodeo Drive; Innovation Partner¬†was3M; the Construction Solutions Partner was JCB; Driven by Toyota Camry; Hospitality Partner¬†was¬†Hyatt Regency with Knowledge Partners Deloitte, BCF¬†and¬†Sattva¬†for the Awards this year.
The winners of the NDTV Profit Business Leadership Awards 2012¬†are:
|Business Leader of the Year||Anand Mahindra|
|Lifetime Achievement||Deepak Parekh & Keshub Mahindra|
|Business Visionary||N Chandrasekaran|
|Transformation Leader||Chanda Kochhar|
|Business Thought Leader||Mallika Srinivasan|
|Most Inspiring Business Leader||Kumar Mangalam Birla|
|Banks Growth Champion||IndusInd Bank|
|IT Growth Champion||Cognizant|
|Oil & Gas (U)||ONGC|
|Automobiles 4 wheeler||M&M|
|Automobiles 2 wheeler||Hero Motocorp|
|Dynamic Innovator of the Year||Samsung|
|Insurance: Non-life||National Insurance|
|Corporate Social Responsibility||Jubilant & TCS|
|Inclusion and Diversity||Wipro|