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CNBC-TV18 announces fifteenth edition of India Business Leader Awards

The network lauds the business leaders that have led India towards growth

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MUMBAI: Network18’s English business news channel CNBC-TV18 is all set to launch the fifteenth edition of India Business Leader Awards (IBLA) under the theme of the event ‘Leaders of Change’.

The objective of IBLA is to celebrate the remarkable achievements of the country’s most dynamic business leaders and their businesses, which will be hosted on 28 February at Trident in Nariman Point, Mumbai.

The event shall include eminent industry-leaders, policymakers, and change-makers who have contributed towards building a conducive and profitable economy, which will have a captivating confluence of stalwarts and engaging conversations.

The chief guests for the event include dignitaries such as finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman along with Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das.

Other esteemed guests to grace the occasion include Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani, HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh, TCS chief executive officer and managing director Rajesh Gopinathan, HUL chief executive officer Sanjiv Mehta, National Stock Exchange managing director and chief executive officer Vikram Limaye, Nykaa, founder and chief executive officer Falguni Nayar, Dharma Productions filmmaker Karan Johar & Indian badminton player Pullela Gopichand amongst others will show their support to the most business awards of the network.

Winners of the prestigious awards were adjudged by an esteemed jury steered by HDFC Bank managing director Aditya Puri. The power Jury comprised minister of state, finance & corporate affairs, Anurag Thakur, and industry veterans Britannia managing director Varun Berry, State Bank of India chairman, Rajnish Kumar, AZB & Partner founder and managing partner Zia Mody, ITC chairman and managing director Sanjiv Puri, and Standard Chartered Bank chief executive officer Zarin Daruwala.

CNBC-TV18 managing editor Shereen Bhan says: “For two decades, CNBC-TV18 has proved to be a leader in its incisive and comprehensive reportage of the economy & business. Since its inception, 15 years ago, the CNBC-TV18 India Business Leaders Awards have recognised excellence, and honoured individuals and corporations for creating value and impact.”

She adds, “This year, as we mark 20 years of CNBC-TV18 & 15 years of IBLA, we will recognise outstanding leaders of the year and also honour leaders of the decade in our IBLA Decadal awards. The finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman and the RBI Governor will preside over a very special evening.”

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