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White Page International releases most admired brands and leaders 2016-17

23 Feb 2017

White Page International recently released the research and  jury based listing of India's Most Admired Brands and Leaders 2016-17 with PwC  as Process Reviewers.

New Delhi [India], Feb.23  (ANI): White Page International recently released the research and jury based  listing of India’s Most Admired Brands and Leaders 2016-17 with PwC as Process  Reviewers.

The ‘Most  Admired Brands and Leaders’ list and coffee table book which features the epic  journey of prominent brands and leaders across the country is out in the market  and was revealed at The Brand and Leadership Conclave 2017 by White Page  International at The Trident, Nariman Point Mumbai.

It was  released by chief guest Sudhir Mungantiwar, Minister of Finance and Planning,  Forest (Maharashtra).

The  researched list, features brands from various industry verticals, including  automotive and ancillaries, personal care, lifestyle, consumer electronics,  household products, infrastructure, FMCG, BFSI, real estate, healthcare and  wellness and other services.

These brands  are selected post a rigorous vetting procedure, the basis of which are  parameters such as Brand Value Proposition, Marketing Connect, Brand  Recall,Growth, Social Impact and Innovation and Sustainability. The 2016 – 17  edition features leading brands including Tata Starbucks, Bharti Realty, Godrej  Appliances, TVS Motor, Amway, Yes Bank, Kent RO, Savsol, Fullerton, Bajaj  Allianz, Luminous, TTK Prestige, Asian Heart Institute, Rama Group, AGI Infra,  Planet Cast, Vibgyor and Sanjay Ghodawat Group among the others.

PricewaterhouseCoopers  (PwC) was appointed to review that winners were determined based on the  evaluation carried out by a panel of jury.

On sharing his views about this initiative by White Page  International, Dr. Malcolm McDonald (Non-Executive Chairman, White Page  International) expressed; “Today, the 17th of February 2017, we are releasing  our 5th Edition of Admired Brands, yet another research-driven and editorial  masterpiece of the Top 50 brands in India. The 5th edition that you are about  to see, speaks great volumes of the brands that have a legacy and continue to  strive to excellence in the economy. I’m eager and proud to showcase the  creative and editorial appeal to the business world and congratulate the  winners of India’s Most Admired Brands 2017.I would like to take this moment to  offer a gesture of gratitude to the Honorary Jury Members for giving their  expertise and valuable association to this initiative”.

The esteemed panel that took cognizance of this initiative  and ensured its successful execution include Rohit Ohri (Group Chairman &  CEO, FCB India), Ashish Bhasin (Chairman and CEO South Asia-Dentsu Aegis  Network), Sunil Lulla (Chairman and Managing Director-GREY Group India) and  Oliver Eills (Managing Director, Publicitas Americas), Taha Coburn-Kutay  (Chairman, UK Asian Business Council) and Kavita Lakhani (President,  GolinOpinion).

“Most Admired Brands is an inspiring platform that salutes  the contribution of brands and leaders across sectors. The meticulous judging  process evaluates brands on various parameters, to arrive at the Most Admired  list. It was a great honour to be present amidst respected brands, witness  their journey, deliberate on the learning and celebrate their success. I would  like to congratulate each and every brand and the leaders who has been a part  of the nominations because each of them is a winner in themselves! I would also  like to wish Most Admired Brands all the luck for their next edition to  felicitate and celebrate successful brands and leaders!”, shared Mr. Rohit Ohri  (Group Chairman & CEO of FCB India and an honorary jury member for India’s  Most Admired Brands.

In addition to honouring 50 most admired brands in the  country, White Page International also honoured 25 most admired business  leaders with the likes of Anshu Budhraja (Amway), Tapan Singhel (Bajaj  Allianz), Sumitro Ghosh (Starbucks), Kamal Nandi (Godrej Appliances), SK Sayal  (Bharti Realty), Mahesh Gupta (Kent RO), GN Mehra (Savsol), and Rana Kapoor (Yes  Bank), to mention a few.

The Brand and Conclave 2017 by White Page International also  witnessed a special category of awards for special achievers including R K  Somany (Hindware) presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award, Ashu Suyash  (CRISIL) presented with The Most Influential Business Woman, Schauna Chauhan  Saluja (Parle) presented with The Most Influential Woman Entrepreneur, Sussanne  Khan (Interior Designing) and Dr. Ramakanta Panda (Asian Heart Institute)  presented with India’s Most Admired Healthcare Personality, among the others.


This is published unedited from the ANI feed.