Mr. Ajay Piramal is the India Innovator of the Year
Mr. Ajay Piramal, Chaiman, Piramal Healthcare was adjudged as the India Innovator Of The Year at the CNBC-TV18 India Business Leader Awards presented by Accenture. The award ceremony saw the best in Indian Business come together to salute the finest in Corporate India. Held in Mumbai the awards were graced by the presence of Shri. Kamal Nath, Union Minister of Commerce and Industries, Shri. Ashok Chavan, Chief Minister, Maharashtra, Shri.
Narendra Modi, Chief Minister, Gujarat among others who felicitated the winners.
While accepting the honour, Mr. Piramal said that the task before us is immense. He also hoped that India would be able to invent a drug, a feat that still eludes the country.
The 4th CNBC-TV18 India Business Leader Awards, India’s most definitive awards in business excellence, felicitated the visionaries who have set shining examples in business leadership over the years. The winners were judged by business leaders
like Mr. Mukesh Ambani, Reliance Industries Ltd. (Chairperson, Jury), Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group, Mr. Deepak Parekh, Chairman, HDFC, Mr. R. Seshasayee, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland, Mr. Jagdish Khattar, CMD, Carnation Auto India Pvt. Ltd. and Mr.
Raghav Bahl, MD, Network18.
Talking on the parameters on which the winners were selected, Mr. Ambani said, “A leader has to navigate the path and protect the interests of all the stakeholders in a consistent way so that they can deliver performance on an ongoing basis. Also Execution and accomplishments were the main considerations.” According to Mr. Birla, track record is important. Long term viability and sustainability of the business model is also vital. Mr Parekh believes that individual contribution to the company is very important especially in troubled times like these.
Speaking about the awards, Mr. Ajay Chacko, Director, TV18, Business Media said, “India Business Leader Awards are an unparalleled tribute to the excellence in business in India. The awards have become in institution by itself and the winners epitomize strength, ingenuity, knowledge, foresight and who drive the growth of their businesses with vision and inspiration.”