THE BRAND STORY recently organized "Indian Brand Leadership Conclave 2022" at Sheraton, New Delhi; the Conclave was woven around the contemporary theme - "Embracing Change – The New Normal," and the evening was marked by insightful keynotes, panel discussions, and the celebration of Indian brands and leaders.
The Conclave was graced by an impeccable and unparalleled line-up of guests from various industries. Chief Guest Shri. Faggan Singh Kulaste, Minister of State, Ministry of Steel & Rural Development (GOI); the Guests of Honour Shri. Kabir Bedi (International Actor & Author), Shri. Sameep Shastri (Chairman, IIGL & President, CYL). Vinit Goenka (Spokesperson (BJP- Delhi State)& Author), Laxmi Narayan Tripathi Ji (Acharya MahaMandaleshwar, KinnarAkhaada, & Transgender Rights Activist).
The day saw leading brands and leaders being felicitated and awarded for their achievements under various categories.
The leaders which were awarded Under the category of Her Power (honours the women achievers of the nation) are
Ms. Shahnaz Husain, Founder, Chairperson & MD, Shahnaz Husain Group
Dr. Grace Pinto, Managing Director, Ryan International Group of Institutions
Ms. Geetha Nagpal, Vice-Chairperson, Krupanidhi Group of Institutions
Ms. Shweta Rohira, Youth Icon & Actor
Ms. Richa Singh, Managing Director (India and the Middle East), Natural Diamond Council
Ms. Pushpi Singh, Founder, FINORBIT Global
The leaders felicitated with the 'Leader of Hope' citation were
Zainab Patel, Chief Inclusion and Diversity, Pernod Ricard India
Mr. Vinkesh Gulati, President, Federation of Automobile Dealers Association
Ms. Shibani Kashyap, Youth Icon, Singer & Composer
Mr. Abhijit Pati, CEO & Director, Bharat Aluminium Company Limited
Dr. hc. Mario Schmidt, Managing Director, Lingel Windows and Door Technology Pvt. Ltd.) was awarded the Most Trusted Leader of the nation.
Flamingo (Ascent Meditech): With a presence in 55+ countries, Flamingo offers world-class Orthopaedics, Wound-care & Mobility products.
BSE Limited: Formerly known as the 'Bombay Stock Exchange,' BSE is India's oldest and Asia's fastest stock exchange, with many firsts to its credit.
Embassy Property Developments Pvt. Ltd.: India's leading Real estate player in commercial, residential & industrial spaces, with a reputation for flawless delivery.
Fenesta Building Systems: One of India's largest windows and doors brands, with a presence in 300+ cities.
Indofil Industries Limited: India's leading agrochemical brand, with an export presence in 120+ countries.
Tata Shaktee: A leading name in the galvanized corrugated sheets, and roofing solutions, from the house of Tata.
The Bhawanipur Education Society College (BESC): A state-of-the-art college offering a contemporary curriculum to aid the holistic development of the students.
Aditya Educational Institutions: A leading Indian education group offering 150+ courses and delivering excellence in education.
MM Forging Limited: India's leading Forging company, the company is an epitome of world-class quality in iron and steel forgings products.
PNB Metlife India Insurance Co. Ltd.: PNB Metlife is India's leading Insurance service provider.
StockEdge: A must-have tool for investors, StockEdgehas a reputation as India's most trusted Stock market research application.
Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd : India's largest Aluminium producer and a key player championing the cause of making India self-reliant.
All-Season: One of India's highest-selling IMFL brands from the Oasis Group.
BookMyJet: An app-driven company that makes accessing the private aircraft and helicopter charter services durable.
DOLO 650: A quality product from MicroLabs, DOLO 650 is India's answer to the previously MNC-dominant analgesics market.
ONE OTT iNTERTAINMENT Ltd. (OIL): Driven by unflinching customer focus, ONEOTT is one of India's fastest-growing internet service provider companies.
Pathkind Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd.: From the house of Mankind, Pathkind offers quality diagnostic services at affordable prices in tier 2 and 3 cities.
NEST-In, Tata Steel: With innovative and faster construction solutions, Nest-In (Tata Steel) is a leading player in India's growth by serving commercial, residential, and industrial segments.
Coco Dry Fruits: A leading name in the dry fruits segment with packaging as a forte.
Shahnaz Husain: A leading player that brought the Indian premium ayurvedic beauty products on the global beauty care map.
Amadeus Labs: A world leader in travel technology for decades.
Evolis Card Printer India Pvt. Ltd.: A name to reckon as an undisputed global leader in badge and card printer solutions.
Fortinet Technologies India: A tech leader having pioneered Cyber security and networking solutions for enterprises.
The Narayana Group: With a legacy of 40+ years, and a presence in 23+ Indian states, The Narayana Group is India's leading education conglomerate.
Emirates Logistics India: Like its parent company, Emirates Logistics India is redefining the supply chain, freight, logistics, and distribution solutions segment in India.
Ms. Gomathi. S, Co-founder & CEO, AHAGURU Education Technology Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Nikhil Chandan, Motivational Speaker & Trainer.
BALCO: For being an ardent advocate for employee growth and empathetic culture.
PAYTM: For heralding the employee and business growth culture in that order.
VAJRO: For championing employee-friendly policies in the workplace.
Oaken Glow (Rising Star Category): India's leading IMFL brand from Pernod Ricard enjoying considerable national brand equity.
Dazzle Sportswear: India's only & leading sport and leisurewear brand started by national athletes.
Rapido: A Pioneer in the Indian Bike taxi market; Rapido is India's first, largest, and fastest-growing player.
Uttez Digital India: The leading technology partner in the world's biggest public internet project (the Delhi Wi-Fi Project).
Under the Category of India's Top Mind, the leaders who got awarded for their unparalleled contribution to the business, and society, are:
Mr. Rajiv Mistry, Founder& MD, Ascent Meditech Ltd.
Mr. Dibyajyoti Pattanaik, Director, Annapurna Finance Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Praveen Srivastava, Chief of Marketing and Sales, Branded Products & Retail – FP, Tata Steel)
Mr. Ashish Srivastava, Managing Director& CEO, PNB Metlife India Insurance Co. Ltd.
Mr. Yugal Kishore Sharma, CEO, ONEOTT iNTERTAINMENT Limited,
Mr. Deep Malhotra, Chairman & MD, Oasis Group
Mr. Santosh Sharma, Founder & CEO, BookMyJet
Mr. Ganesh Ramamurthy, Managing Director, Evolis Card Printer India Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Vidyashankar Krishnan, Vice Chairman & MD, MM Forgings Limited
Mr. Jayant Gundewar, Executive Director, Advance Solutions (India & SAARC) –IngramMicro)
Mr. Saharsh Damani (CEO, FADA)
Mr. Monish Salhotra Founder, EBTL &Ligero Systems
Mr. Amiit Bhagthalia, Founder, Health2Hygiene
Mr. Amit Thapliyal, VP, PeopleStrong
Mr. Unmesh Pawar, Senior HR Leader,
Mr. Ankit Jhamb, Chief Learning Officer, Grant Thornton Bharat LLP, & Author
The Brand Story, thanked all the brands and leaders for coming together to honour the flag-bearers of the India Growth Story. The Brand Story also announced the upcoming 'Asian Brand & Leadership Conclave 2022', to be hosted in Dubai.
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