Chief Executive Officer Vinita Gupta and managing director Nilesh Gupta, Lupin Ltd have been chosen the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015. They have brought about a phenomenal transformation at the pharma company with spectacular growth in global and domestic markets while also creating tremendous value for stakeholders in a relatively short span of time. Ms. Vinita and Mr. Nilesh Gupta will now represent India at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award (WEOY) in Monte Carlo from 7-12 June 2016. An 11-member jury led by Adi Godrej selected the winners.
F. C. Kohli, former Vice-Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his pioneering contribution towards the Indian software industry and nation-building.
The other winners are:
Start-Up: Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO, One97 Communications Ltd. (Paytm).
Business Transformation: Siddhartha Lal, MD & CEO, Eicher Motors Ltd.
Retail & Consumer Products: R. S. Agarwal, Executive Chairman, and R. S. Goenka, Whole-time Director, Emami Ltd.
Lifesciences & Healthcare: Samir Mehta, Chairman,Torrent Pharma. Ltd.
Manufacturing: Ramachandra N. Galla, Chairman, Amara Raja Batteries Ltd.
Services: Krishnakumar Natarajan, CEO and MD, Mindtree Ltd.
Financial Services: Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, CMD, Bandhan Financial Services Ltd.
Entrepreneurial CEO: Romesh Sobti, MD and CEO, IndusInd Bank Ltd.
About EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award
EY Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in 60 countries.
So lets discuss some questions related to this artical which can be important for the upcoming exam :
1. Who has won EY Entrepreneur of the year award for 2015 and which company the are associated with ?
2. Name the person who has won the Lifetime Achievement Award ?
3. Lupin Ltd is related to which segment of the industry ?
4. EY Entrepreneur Award is associated with which field ?