Business Today Best CEO Awards 2015 awarded Mr. Jayadev Galla, Vice Chairman Managing Director, Amara Raja Batteries Limited, the Best CEO Award for the auto ancillary category. The jury for the 2015 Business Today Best CEO Awards also recognised his efforts and unanimously selected Mr Galla to top the chart. Mr. Galla received the award from Sh. Jayant Sinha, Union Minister of State for Finance at New Delhi
Accepting the Award Mr Galla said I am incredibly humbled by this honor, To be unanimously selected by this esteemed panel of judges means a lot to me, but more importantly to our organization. The success of Amara Raja Batteries limited can only be attributed to the support, hard work, and dedication of our employees team Partners. Its on their behalf that I am accepting this award. He further highlighted saying:Engaged employees, Empowered teams and Collaborative leadership – if you can achieve this, Sky is the limit
About Amara Raja Batteries Limited
Amara Raja Batteries Limited, a company with 26% equity each from Galla Family and Johnson Controls Inc, USA, is the technology leader and is one of the largest manufacturers of lead acid batteries for both industrial and automotive applications in the Indian storage battery industry.
The Company supplies Automotive Batteries under OE relationships to Ashok Leyland, Ford India, Honda, Hyundai, Mahindra Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki, and Tata Motors. The Company Industrial and Automotive batteries are exported to countries in Indian Ocean Rim. In India, Amara Raja is the preferred supplier to major telecom service providers, Telecom equipment manufacturers, UPS sector (OEM Replacement), Indian Railways and to Power, Oil Gas among other industry segments. The industrial battery brands of Amara Raja are PowerStack, AmaronVoltTM and Quanta. Amara Raja is a leading manufacturer of automotive batteries under the brands – Amaron and PowerzoneTM, which are distributed through a large pan-India sales service retail network.