Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards 2018

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Siddhartha Lal is the EY Entrepreneur Of the Year 2018

Siddhartha Lal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Eicher Motors, was today presented the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award by Shri Devendra Fadnavis, the Honorable Chief Minister of Maharashtra, who was the Chief Guest at the Awards Banquet. Over 500 business personalities attended the gala to celebrate the 20th edition of the EOY Awards in India. Azim Premji, Chairman of Wipro was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for putting the Indian information technology industry on the global map and for his laudable contributions to society as a philanthropist.

Entrepreneurs accelerate economic growth. They stimulate innovation, job creation and prosperity, both during periods of growth and disruption. At EY, it is our purpose to build a better working world. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program in India has over the years honoured entrepreneurs who with their creative ideas and exceptional enterprises have emerged as Builders of a better India.

The program has felicitated over 170 entrepreneurs who lead high-growth companies across several award categories till date. Every year, an independent jury, comprising of India’s most eminent business leaders select the finalists and winners of the program.

The EOY title winners include some of the most influential and recognisable names in global and Indian business — Sanjiv Bajaj, Vivek Chaand Sehgal, NR Narayana Murthy, Uday Kotak, Adi Godrej, Sunil Bharti Mittal, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Anand Mahindra, Mukesh Ambani, Anil Agarwal and Dilip Shanghvi, to name a few.

This year marked the 20th year of EOY India Awards program. Finalists and Winners of the program were felicitated at a grand awards gala, amidst a gathering of India’s leading entrepreneurs, business icons, investors and government leaders in Mumbai on 12 February 2019.

Mr. Lal will now represent India at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award (WEOY) in Monte Carlo from 6 – 8 June 2019.

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Program details

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.

Program details

EOY 2018 Jury

An eight-member jury panel, comprising of some of India’s most eminent business leaders came together to select the best of finalists for the EOY India 2018 Awards program.

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Videos

Watch the inspiring videos of EOY winners and finalists as they share their exceptional business stories with the world.

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Media

Siddhartha Lal is the EY Entrepreneur Of the Year 2018

India, Mumbai, 12 February 2019. Siddhartha Lal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Eicher Motors, was today presented the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award by Shri Devendra Fadnavis, the Honorable Chief Minister of Maharashtra, who was the Chief Guest at the Awards Banquet. Over 500 business personalities attended the gala to celebrate the 20th edition of the EOY Awards in India. Siddhartha Lal has led an impressive transformation at Eicher Motors since he took over the reins in 2006, helping the company resurrect the Royal Enfield motorcycle brand in India and establishing it as a global brand icon.↓ [... more]

EY announces 16 Finalists for the 20th EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ Awards Program

  • Azim Premji, honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award

EY, the leading global professional services organisation, today announced the selection of 16 of the most exceptional entrepreneurs as Finalists for the 20th Entrepreneur of the Year™ - India (EOY) 2018 Awards. The Finalists have been selected from among over 240 outstanding nominations and will be felicitated at a grand celebratory Awards Banquet to be held on 12 February in Mumbai.↓ [... more]

CNBC TV 18

EOY Awards: EY honours inspiring and exceptional entrepreneurs

Ernst & Young (EY), global professional services organisation, has organised its 20th Entrepreneur of the Year- India (EOY) 2018 Awards in Mumbai.↓ [... more]

The Hindu

Siddhartha Lal gets EY award

Lifetime award for Azim Premji

Siddhartha Lal, MD and CEO, Eicher Motors, is named as the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018. He will now represent India at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award (WEOY) in Monte Carlo from June 6-8.
Azim Premji, chairman, Wipro, gets the Lifetime Achievement Award.↓ [... more]

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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 nearly two decades now EY has been celebrating entrepreneurial ingenuity in India through the Entrepreneur Of The Year program. The program has recognized more than 170 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 use, and the economic vibrancy of our local communities and global markets.

Hall of fame

Photo gallery

Catch glimpses of the annual EOY India awards celebrations over the years, which capture some of the most captivating entrepreneurial journeys of our time.

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Our team

EY - Farokh Balsar
Farokh Balsara

EOY Program Leader - India
Entrepreneur Of The Year

EY - Sunaina Uppal
Sunaina Uppal

EOY Program Manager - India
Entrepreneur Of The Year
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