Vivek Chaand Sehgal is the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year India 2016 award winner
Vivek Chaand Sehgal of Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL) has been awarded the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Award. Mr. Nandan Nilekani, Infosys Co-founder, was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his invaluable contribution to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). Winners were also announced in nine other award categories. Read the complete press release here.
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 program
The Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) 2016 India program culminated in a grand celebratory awards banquet on 24 February 2017. The program felicitated 17 exceptional entrepreneurs, selected from the numerous entries received from some of the outstanding entrepreneurs in the country.
With the EOY 2016 India program, EY celebrates 18 years of outstanding entrepreneurial achievements with the aim of recognizing inspirational and exceptional leaders and sharing their stories with the world. The award has, over the years, honoured more than 150 exemplary men and women, who have played a pivotal role in India's ascent to the global business sphere. We strive to uncover many more exceptional stories.
Finalists and Winners of the EOY 2016 India program were felicitated at a grand Awards Gala, amidst a gathering of India’s leading entrepreneurs, business icons, investors and government leaders. You can re-live the exclusive moments of the EOY 2016 India Awards celebrations here.
Watch ‘Passion to win’ on CNBC-TV18, an exclusive four-episode series, featuring the entrepreneurial journeys of our winners in their own words. Get inspired. Click to know the schedule
EOY 2016 Winners
Introducing the innovative game changers – the most exceptional entrepreneurs who have placed India on the path of progress with their bold vision, innovation and exemplary performance. Read their exceptional entrepreneurial stories.EOY 2016 Winners
It all begins with the nomination process. To be eligible to receive an award, the nominee must be an owner/manager primarily responsible for the recent performance of a company that is at least two years old. Founders of public companies are eligible, provided the founder is still active in the top management. Find out more.Program details
Sponsors and media
Standard Chartered Bank is India's largest international bank with 100 branches in 43 cities, a combined customer base of around 2 million retail customers and around 2500 corporate and institutional relationships. Key client segments include Corporate & Institutional Banking, Commercial & Private Banking as well as Retail Banking.
We are a leading international banking group, with more than 86,000 employees and a 150-year history in some of the world’s most dynamic markets. We bank the people and companies driving investment, trade and the creation of wealth across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, where we earn around 90 per cent of our income and profits. Our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.Sponsors and media
Hall of fame
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Hall of Fame is an elite corps of men and women who have been recognized for their exceptional entrepreneurial achievements. For 18 years now EY has been celebrating ingenuity in India through the Entrepreneur Of The Year program. The program has recognized more than 140 outstanding entrepreneurs for their vision, innovation, courage, and leadership in building and growing successful businesses — that influence the way we live, the products and services we depend on, and the economic vibrancy of our local communities and global markets.Hall of fame