Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd, was named the Outstanding Business Leader of the Year at the CNBC-TV18 Business Leader Awards announced on Friday. Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo, was named the Global Indian Achiever of the year.
Shah Rukh Khan was named the Entertainment Business Leader of the Year, while Hindustan Unilever’s Harish Manwani was given the Indian Corporate Citizen of the Year award.
Aditya Vikram Birla was posthumously inducted to the Hall of Fame, while Ratan Tata was given the “Taking India Abroad” award and hotelier P.R.S. Oberoi conferred a lifetime achievement award at the event. Mint, the business newspaper published by HT Media Ltd., was the media partner.