The CNBC-TV18 ‘India Business Leader Awards’ are considered a benchmark when it comes to recognizing the top leaders in India’s business ecosystem. The awards aim at acknowledging those leaders who have made a stellar difference in their respective spheres, creating that much desired edge above their peers.
This awards property is back with its 12th edition, to felicitate the visionaries who have led India’s glorious journey from the front, setting new standards in terms of growth, scale, and market leadership. CNBC-TV18 looks forward to saluting these champions at a gala commemoration on 23rd March 2017 in New Delhi.
This year, the awards ceremony will be presided over by the Hon’ble Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Dignitaries such as Chandrababu Naidu, KT Rama Rao, and Harsimrat Kaur Badal will also be present to witness the most celebrated business awards of the country.
The recipients of the awards have been chosen after a diligent process by an esteemed jury panel chaired by Aditya Puri and aided by Cyril Shroff, Sanjay Nayar, Shikha Sharma, Vishal Sikka, Arundhati Bhattacharya, Harsh Mariwala, Kalpana Morparia, and Rajiv Memani.
CNBC TV18’s Asia Business Leader of the Year- Vishal Sikka
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in conversation with CNBC TV18’s Shereen Bhan
CNBC TV18’s Hall of Fame- Bimal Jain
IBLA’s Entertainment Leader of the Year- Deepika Padukone
IBLA’s Brand of the Year – Maggi
IBLA’s Outstanding Company of the Year – Asian Paints
The list of categories and winners is as follows: