Cyrus S Poonawalla, Serum Institute of India’s chairman and managing director, who pioneered the development of affordable life-saving vaccines, was on Thursday named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014.
K Radhakrishnan, the former chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) who oversaw the breakthrough Mangalyaan mission, was honoured with the EY Lifetime Achievement Award.
Here’s a list of winners in other categories.
Start-Up: Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal CEO and COO, Jasper Infotech (Snapdeal); Services: Ajit Prabhu, chairman and CEO, QuEST Global; Manufacturing: Yogesh Mahansaria, CEO, Alliance Tire Group; Entrepreneurial CEO: Arundhati Bhattacharya, chairman, SBI; Financial Services: Sanjiv Bajaj, MD, Bajaj Finserv; Life Sciences and Agrochemicals: Salil Singhal, CMD, PI Industries; and Consumer Products: MB Parekh, CMD, Pidilite Industries.
The winners were selected by a panel of nine, led by Kumar Mangalam Birla.