9th Indira Award For Marketing Excellence

Indira group Of Institutes presents 9th Marketing Excellence Awards

Indira Group of Institutes and DNA rolled out the 9th Indira Awards for Marketing Excellence at a glittering function at the Indira National School grounds in Wakad Pune on Saturday evening in presence of an 4000 impressive gathering.

Chairperson of the Indira Group of Institutes Tarita Shankar and the group director of the institute Chetan Wakalkar welcomed the guests.

They maintained that the awards have become a trendsetter in the field of marketing excellence where the best of the brands and individuals behind them are awarded for their feats.

State minister for co-operatives, agricultural marketing and parliamentary affairs Harshawardhan Patil was the chief guest for the event.

Mr. Patil in his address exhorted the students to follow the example set by the award winners by adopting their inspiring qualities of leadership, hard work and determination.

β€œThe youth should set their goals high and work hard to achieve them through sheer grit and perseverance,’’ he said.

Construction doyen Mr.BG Shirke was bestowed with the lifetime achievement award. While accepting the award, Shirke stressed on the need to protect and nurture the environment by explaining how his organization never used wooden tree while doing any of his project.

The outstanding award for contribution to advertising was given to adman Prahlad Kakkar.

The other awards were presented in two categories β€” Awards for Marketing Excellence and the Indira Excellence Awards, which recognized the value of brands and individuals in promoting them and the organizations that, have consistently upheld the spirit of youth by providing employment opportunities to them.

Prominent winners in the marketing excellence category were: Marketing professional of the Year won by Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Brand leadership Awards Miscellaneous

LG Electronics India Pvt Ltd Best Hindi news channel of the year, Star News.

Reliance Consumer Finance Pvt Ltd. Best Marketing professional of the year – Deepak Jolly from Coca-Cola.

DHL Express, Grasim Industries CEO of the Year – CMD Bank of Maharashtra, Allen Pereira.

JK Ansell Ltd, L&T Best marketing professional of the year – CMO Aircel Rahul Saighal.

Bharat Matrimony Strategist of the decade- CMD of IVRCL Infrastructures and Projects Ltd, Sudhir Reddy.

Kingfisher Airlines

Gloria Jeans of Coffee International.

Creating employment opportunities- were bagged by leaders in different sectors like Tulip Telecom Ltd, (telecom), Future Learning and Development Ltd and Videocon (retail), Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance (insurance), KPIT Cummins Info systems Ltd, (IT) Cadbury India Ltd. (FMCG), Hindustan Motors (manufacturing), ICICI Securities (financial services), Oberoi Hotels (hospitality sector).

Chairperson of the Indira Group of Institutes Tarita Shankar and the group director of the institute Chetan Wakalkar welcomed the guests.

Apart from the awards, the other highlight of the evening was a Group Song by Indira National School students based on the music theme by noted musician AR Rehman.

The award function had another crowd pulling musical extravaganza which included foot tapping numbers by sufi Singer Kailash Kher, who with his band, Kailasa, belted out some of his best known numbers, both Bollywood and non-film songs.



Marketing Awards Performances

Panaromic view of 9th Indira Marketing Excellence Awards

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