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UAE’s prominent Indian business leaders honoured in Dubai

Staff Reporter/Dubai
Filed on December 15, 2016
UAE’s prominent Indian business leaders honoured in Dubai
Winners of the NDTV Gulf Indian Excellence Awards in Dubai

The award ceremony was attended by leading Indian and international business representatives as well as professionals from across the Gulf region.

Several of the UAE's most prominent Indian businesspeople were honoured at the NDTV Gulf Indian Excellence Awards held in Dubai earlier this week.

Hosted by India's leading TV news channel NDTV, the ceremony was supported by Khaleej Times as a Print Media Partner, and was attended by leading Indian and international business representatives as well as professionals from across the Gulf region.

The awards were presented under five categories: Transformational Business Leaders, Strategic Innovators of the Year, Creative Entrepreneurs of the Year, Business Innovators and Global Business Leaders.

Among the Global Business Leaders honoured for excellence in their respective domains were, in alphabetic order, Adeeb Ahamed, CEO, LuLu International Exchange; Yusuff Ali M.A., Chairman, Lulu Group; Micky Jagtiani, Chairman, Landmark Group; Thumbay Moideen, President, Thumbay Group; Shaji Ul Mulk, Chairman, Mulk Holdings; Rizwan Sajan, Chairman, Danube Group; B.R. Shetty, Chairman, NMC Healthcare; and Sunil Vaswani, Chairman, Stallion Group.

The event also saw NDTV presenters host three panel discussions with some of the prominent honourees and business representatives.

UAE’s prominent Indian business leaders honoured in Dubai (http://mb.cision.com/Public/13375/2147795/998aed92cef9b83b_org.jpg)

Panel discussion ‘Time to Bridge the Gulf’ in progress before the awards presentation

The first panel discussion, titled "Time to Bridge the Gulf," was moderated by Vishnu Som and participants included Thumbay Moideen, President, Thumbay Group; Shaji Ul Mulk, Chairman, Mulk Holdings, Kulwant Singh, President, IBPC; and a Khaleej Times editorial representative.

The discussion touched upon the various subjects where the UAE and India share a common interest, and explored ways to convert mutual relations into a strategic partnership.

A second panel discussion hosted by Manisha Natarajan saw panelists B.R. Shetty, Chairman, NMC Healthcare; Ram Buxani, President, ITL Group; and Harshad Mehta, Founder & Chairman, 7CS, share their views on the topic 'Heralding the UAE-India partnership in a new era'.

UAE’s prominent Indian business leaders honoured in Dubai (http://mb.cision.com/Public/13375/2147795/a885e4b23731b5f9_org.jpg)Thumbay Moideen receives 'Global Leader' honor at NDTV Gulf Indian Excellence Awards 2016

The event also saw Majed Al Suwaidi, Managing Director, Studio City; and Avi Bhojani, Group CEO, Bates Pangulf, discuss the reasons behind Dubai's emergence as leading destination for international moviemakers.

Complete list of winners:

TRANSFORMATIONAL BUSINESS LEADER

1

Zulekha Daud

Managing Director

Zulekha Hospital and Healthcare Group

2

Kulwant Singh

CEO

Lama Group

3

P.N.C. Menon

Chairman

Sobha Group

4

Feroz Allana

Director

IFFCO Group

STRATEGIC INNOVATORS OF THE YEAR

5

Vasu Shroff

Chairman

Regal Group

6

Ram Buxani

President

ITL Group

7

Kamal Puri

Chairman and President

Skyline Group and Skyline University College

8

Dhananjay Datar

Chairman and Managing Director

Al Adil Group of Companies

CREATIVE ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

9

Paras Shahdadpuri

Chairman

Nikai Group

10

Siddeek Ahmed

Managing Director

Eram Group

11

Harish Kumar Lal Tahiliani

Managing Director

Arab and India Spices

12

Firoz Merchant

Chairman

Pure Gold Group

BUSINESS INNOVATORS

13

Harshad Mehta

Founder & Chairman

7CS

14

Joy Alukkas

Chairman

Joy Alukkas

15

Surender Kandhari

Chairman

Dobowi Group

16

Tony Jashanmal

Group Executive Director

Jashanmal

GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADER

17

Adeeb Ahamed

CEO

LuLu International Exchange

18

Rizwan Sajan

Chairman

Danube Group

19

Thumbay Moideen

President

Thumbay Group

20

Shaji Ul Mulk

Chairman

Mulk Holdings

21

B.R.Shetty

Chairman

NMC Healthcare

22

Micky Jagtiani

Chairman

Landmark Group

23

Yusuff Ali M.A.

Chairman

LULU Group

24

Sunil Vaswani

Chairman

Stallion Group

 

 





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