Ernst & Young has announced 16 of the country’s most innovative business leaders as the finalists for its 14th Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) – India 2012 from several outstanding self-nominations.
Ernst & Young has announced 16 of the country’s most innovative business leaders as the finalists for its 14th Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) – India 2012 from several outstanding self-nominations. All finalists will be felicitated at a grand celebratory banquet on 21 February, 2013 in Mumbai.
The winners will be announced across several categories from the 16 finalists, with one being judged as the country winner. The country winner will represent India at the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year Award (WEOY) in Monte Carlo in June, 2013.
The Finalists for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 are: Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group; Amit Jatia, Vice Chairman, Hardcastle Restaurants India; Chandu Chavan, Chairman and MD, Innoventive Industries; Dr. Cyrus S Poonawalla, Chairman and MD, Serum Institute of India; Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman, Narayana Hrudayalaya Group of Hospitals; Dhiraj C Rajaram, Founder, Chairman and CEO, MuSigma Business Solutions; Francisco D’Souza, Vice Chairman, Cognizant Technology Solutions; Kishor Patil, Co-Founder, MD and CEO; KPIT Cummins Infosystems; Madan Mohan Mohanka, Chairman and MD, Tega Industries; Dr. Naresh Trehan, Chairman and MD; Medanta - The Medicity; Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman and MD, Apollo Tyres; Rajesh Lihala, Chairman and Director, Fourcee Infrastructure Equipments; Romesh Sobti, MD and CEO, IndusInd Bank; Santosh Varalwar, MD and CEO, Vivimed Labs; T T Jagannathan, Chairman and MD, TTK Group and V.S.S Mani, MD and CEO, Just Dial.
The finalists have been selected by an independent 9-member jury led by R.C. Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki Limited. Other jury members for the India 2012 program include A. Vellayan (Murugappa Group); G.V.Prasad (Dr. Reddys Laboratories); Harsh Mariwala (Marico); Ishaat Hussain (Tata Sons); Dr. Rajiv B. Lall (IDFC); S. Ramadorai (TCS); Sanjay Nayar (KKR India); Shikha Sharma (Axis Bank).