Ernst & Young: Dilip Shanghvi of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries wins The Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010, India
February, 08th 2011
Mr. Dilip Shanghvi, Chairman & Managing Director, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the leading integrated pharmaceutical company, was today named as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010. Eight other successful entrepreneurs received these coveted awards across various categories at a magnificent celebratory banquet attended by over 350 people here today.
Mr. Dilip Shanghvi now goes on to represent the country at the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Monte Carlo, Monaco in June 2011. Chairman of Indias most valuable drug maker with a strong global footprint, Dilip Shanghvi founded Sun Pharmaceuticals Limited in 1983. Mr. Shanghvi has the distinction of having won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year award in the Healthcare and Life Sciences category in 2005.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award is the only business award to be based on self-nomination and is now in its successful 12th year in the country. A record 312 nominations were received for the awards this year, a strong testimony both to the vibrancy of Indian entrepreneurs and the unparalleled stature of the Entrepreneur Of The Year award program. A high-powered jury, led by M. Damodaran, former bureaucrat and chief of SEBI, UTI, IDBI selected the winners.
The lifetime achievement award this year was conferred upon Mr. Brijmohan Lall Munjal, Chairman & Whole Time Director, Hero Honda Motors. In the words of the jury -- an icon, a distinguished global leader and a well respected corporate citizen.