ICAI Recognises individuals who have done great service to the UAE economy and their fraternity - with The 'Queen Bee of Playback
June, 05th 2013
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) Dubai and Confident Group have organized an event recognizing individuals who have done great service to the UAE and their fraternity. The Evening also had a lovely musical concert by the renowned singer, Shreya Ghosal promoting the richness of Indian Music and Culture.
The Chapter have identified certain sectors of the business that are vital to the economy of UAE and the role and contribution that these individuals have made to the UAE and the Chartered Accountant profession. The invite only event took place at the Al Nasr Leisureland, Dubai, on Friday, May 31st.
What started by a group of about 20 people years ago, led by CA Russi Jehangir Patel has today grown into a forum of more than 2,000 members. The Chapter acknowledged this great personality's efforts and contribution by thanking and honoring him at the event with a "Life Time Achievement Award" and granted him the status of an 'Honorary member' of the Chapter. Said James Mathew, Chairman, ICAI Dubai Chapter.
The Chapter is immensely proud of its members that have undoubtedly raised the level of respect and regard chartered accountants have in the UAE.
He also added that,this year, the Chapter identified 5 very important segments of the business in the UAE and they are Retail, Hospitality, Banking, Service and Healthcare. The individuals who have been chosen for the Award for Professional Excellence are those persons who have successfully driven the companies that are heading to glorious heights, contributing to the growth of the UAE and enhancing the stature of the profession in this country
Award for Professional Excellence in the Retail Sector is CA Vipen Sethi, the CEO and Director of Landmark Group of Companies.
Award for Professional Excellence in the Hospitality Sector, CA. Sanjeev Agarwala, Director, Strategy and Business Development of Al Habtoor Group LLC.
CA Surya Subramanium who is being given the Award for Professional Excellence in the Banking Sector, is the Group Chief Financial Officer of Emirates NBD Group.
CA. Yuvraj Narayan, the recipient of the Award for Professional Excellence in the Service Sector is the Chief Financial Officer of DP World that is the World's 4th largest port operator
CA Prasanth Manghat, who is the recipient of the Award for Professional Excellence in the Healthcare Sector, is the CFO of this 38 year old group.
ICAI is the forerunner of presenting talented artist and globally recognized personalities of the highest caliber with their unparallel standards in presentation, styling and full of entertainment for the entire family, and not to mention informative and inspirational, captivating the whole audience at every single event.
Shreya Ghosal's mesmerizing voice took the event to a different level. Music writers have hailed her as the 'Queen Bee of Playback' as well as the bridge between Lata Mangeshkar (most famous singer of India) and the future generation. The legendary Lata Mangeshkar has stated that she finds Shreya Ghosal's voice closest to her own.
With umpteen popular trophies as well as four National Awards in her kitty, this pitch-perfect songstress seems unstoppable at the moment and this has resulted in Shreya Ghosal being the leading singer to feature in Forbes Top 100 Celebrities of India 2013.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body established under an Act of Parliament viz., the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 for the regulation of the profession of Chartered Accountants in India. During its more than six decades of existence, ICAI has achieved recognition as a premier accounting body not only in the country but also globally, for maintaining highest standards in technical, ethical areas and for sustaining stringent examination and education standards. ICAI is now the second largest accounting body in the world.