A pioneering enterprise which has demonstrated an outstanding ability to carve out a distinctive niche for itself within the first five years of its existence and also established a strong, sustainable platform for future growth that includes its leadership pipeline, business model and innovation capability.
The CEO of a company that has a turnover of at least ₹100 crore and has been in business for four to seven years. The enterprise has carved a niche for itself with a strong, sustainable platform for future growth. It has a robust business model that has created waves in the business.
An entrepreneur who has displayed the dynamism to revitalize an existing enterprise, and in the process, redefined the rules of business and prepared the enterprise for a whole new vector of growth.
A leader who has transformed an enterprise through an innovative approach (either in technology, product, business model). The business should have a minimum turnover of ₹1,000 Crore. The CEO could either be a founder who has taken the business to a newer orbit or a GenNext entrepreneur who has changed gears for an existing family-owned business.
The head of a public sector organization who was shown the strategic foresight and leadership to deliver superior performance over the past three years, in effectively managing all key stakeholders and preparing the organization for the next phase of growth, and in the process, helped transform the current organization.
CEO/Head of a Public Sector company with a minimum turnover of ₹1,000 crore. The person must have demonstrated ways to mesh strategic needs of the country with the success of the enterprise.
The head of a private sector organization who was shown the strategic foresight and leadership to deliver superior performance over the past three years, effectively managed all key stakeholders and prepared the organization for the next phase of growth, and in the process, helped transform the current organization.
CEO of a company with a turnover of at least ₹2,000 crore, with at least two years at the helm. The ability to harness talent, to lead a diverse team and to build a leadership pipeline in the company.
This award is to recognize CEO of a multinational company who has successfully used the Indian market as a test bed for significant emerging market innovation and has in the process discovered a whole new way of doing business.
Leader of organization with a global annual turnover of at least ₹5,000 crore. The business the CEO leads has a significant impact on the MNC's global business. The CEO would have created innovative ways of doing business in India, some of which have been taken to other markets overseas.
A person who has led a major business organization with distinction and has developed a track record that has made her a role model for women executives across the industry.
Leader of a business organization with international stature. She has played larger leadership roles on industry bodies and been instrumental in shaping a policy of inclusion within the organization.
This award recognizes the most innovative social entrepreneur who has combined passion and entrepreneurial chutzpah to bring dramatic solutions to a major social issue in India.
Leader of an entrepreneurial organisation with a significant contribution to society. Must have been in the business for at least five years and have a sustainable model.
An outstanding individual who has set new benchmarks of sustained superior performance and transformational leadership backed by innate risk-taking ability, the discovery of new horizons of growth and the building of new organizational capabilities.
A top-notch professional, who has also founded and built a world-class enterprise. Has demonstrated consistent performance and the abiltity to attract talent and retain it. A market presence of 10 years and turnover of at least ₹5,000 crore. Has a pioneering approach to the business, and is trusted industry wide. Has carved out a succesful growth strategy in a competitive market. Has very strong corporate governance norms. Has put in place a succession plan for the enterprise to thrive after him.
This award recognizes an extraordinary individual whose leadership skills have had a profound impact in building an enduring enterprise with a deep beneficial impact on the wider community and society. Also, this is to recognize his contribution in pushing India Inc to improve standards and also raise its profile in the international arena.
An eminent person who leads an organization and has over the years gained international stature. The nominee must have built an institution with enduring values as well as championed larger causes for Indian business. They should also have played a stellar role in setting policy framework for business.
This award recognizes a company which operates with a higher organizational purpose beyond just maximizing profits. It is focused on aligning and harmonizing the interests of multiple stakeholders - customers, employees, partners, industry participants, investors, the community and the environment. It is led by a team of conscious leaders who are aware of their deeper purpose, are obsessed with harmonizing the interests of multiple stakeholder orientation, and are able to successfully balance doing well and doing good.
CEO of an organization with an annual turnover of at least Rs1,000 crore. The organisation must have demonstrated a higher purpose, apart from profit maximization. This should be evident in the way the company deals with all its five stakeholders - employees, customers, suppliers, the community and shareholders.