Motherson Sumi Systems chief bags top EY award

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New Delhi | February 25, 2017 6:09 AM

Vivek Chaand Sehgal of Motherson Sumi Systems, the flagship company of Samvardhana Motherson Group, was on Friday named the EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2016.

Vivek Chaand Sehgal of Motherson Sumi Systems, the flagship company of Samvardhana Motherson Group, was on Friday named the EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2016. (Reuters)

Vivek Chaand Sehgal of Motherson Sumi Systems, the flagship company of Samvardhana Motherson Group, was on Friday named the EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2016. NandanNilekani was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his invaluable contribution to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the Aadhaar initiative, which is a pioneering citizen identification programme, unparalleled in scope and scale worldwide. As the Honorary Advisor to the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), he has also helped create the ecosystem for digital financial services in India. The awards were presented by Piyush Goyal, minister of state (independent charge) for the ministry of power, coal, new and renewable energy and mines, and Nirmala Sitharaman, minister of state (independent charge), ministry of commerce & industry.

Goyal and Sitharamanalso presented awards across nine categories in the presence of over 400 guests including eminent business leaders.

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EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Winners:

EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2016: Vivek Chaand Sehgal, chairman, Motherson Sumi Systems

Lifetime Achievement: Nandan Nilekani, co-founder, Infosys, and former chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India

Category Winners:

Business Transformation: Abhay Firodia, chairman, Force Motors

Consumer Products & Retail: Chandubhai Virani, whole time director, Balaji Wafers

Entrepreneurial CEO: Uday Shankar, chairman and chief executive officer, Star India

Financial Services: Vishwavir Ahuja, managing director and chief executive officer, RBL Bank

Life Sciences & Healthcare: Samprada Singh and BasudeoNarain Singh, chairman emeritus and executive chairman, Alkem Laboratories

Manufacturing: Hari Mohan Bangur, managing director, Shree Cement

Real Estate & Infrastructure: Vikas Oberoi, chairman and managing director, Oberoi Realty

Services: R Dinesh, managing director, TVS Logistics Services

Start-up: Darshan Patel, chairman and managing director, Vini Cosmetics

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