Vinita Gupta and Nilesh Gupta of Lupin win EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 India Award
Vinita Gupta, Chief Executive Officer and Nilesh Gupta, Managing Director of Lupin Ltd, who brought about a phenomenal transformation at Lupin with spectacular growth in global and domestic markets, while creating tremendous value for stakeholders in a relatively short span of time, were named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015.
They will now represent India at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award (WEOY) in Monte Carlo from 7-12 June 2016.
Dr. F. C. Kohli, the former Vice-Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services and an individual widely acknowledged as the doyen of the Indian technology sector, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his pioneering contribution toward the Indian software industry and nation building.
The awards were presented by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Honourable Union Minister for Road Transport, and Highways, and Shipping, who was the Chief Guest at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards’ Banquet. Shri Gadkari also presented awards across eight categories in the presence of more than 500 of the country’s business leaders. A distinguished 11-member jury led by Adi Godrej selected the winners.
The winners of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 are:
- EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015:
Vinita Gupta, Chief Executive Officer
Nilesh Gupta, Managing Director
- Lifetime Entrepreneur Of The Year
Dr. F. C. Kohli, Former Vice Chairman,
Tata Consultancy Services
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
One97 Communications Limited (Paytm)
- Business Transformation
Siddhartha Lal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Eicher Motors Ltd
- Retail & Consumer Products
R.S. Agarwal, Executive Chairman and R.S. Goenka, Whole-time Director
- Lifesciences & Healthcare
Samir Mehta, Chairman
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Dr. Ramachandra N. Galla, Chairman
Amara Raja Batteries Ltd
Krishnakumar Natarajan, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
- Financial Services
Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, Chairman and Managing Director
- Entrepreneurial CEO
Romesh Sobti, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
IndusInd Bank Ltd