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Presenting the Jury For The Economic Times Awards For Corporate Excellence 2019

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Updated: Sep 20, 2019, 05.36 PM IST


Anu Aga

Former Chairperson, Thermax
Anu Aga was the Chairperson of Thermax from 1996 to 2004 and was instrumental in turning it into a global manufacturing giant. She is a recipient of the Padma Shree for her efforts in educating underprivileged children - being one of the founders of Teach for India and was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 2012.

Bhavish Aggarwal
Co-founder, Ola
Adjudged as 'Entrepreneur of the Year' at ET Awards 2017, Bhavish Aggarwal is considered one of the most successful Indian entrepreneurs. Ola, valued at approx. USD 6 billion, has emerged as one of India’s most renowned unicorns.

Sunil Mittal
Chairman, Bharti Enterprises
Adjudged as ‘Business Leader of the Year’ at ET Awards 2005, Sunil Mittal today heads one of India’s leading conglomerates with diversified interests in telecom, insurance, real estate, agriculture and food. A Padma Bhushan awardee, he has also been awarded Harvard Business School’s Alumni Achievement Honour. Sunil serves on many international bodies and think-tanks –he is now the Honorary Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and has also served as the Chairman of GSM Association (GSMA).

Kalpana Morparia
CEO, South & South East Asia, J.P.Morgan
Kalpana has over 40 years of experience in the banking and financial services space. Prior to joining JP Morgan, Ms Morparia served as Vice Chair on the Boards of ICICI Group Companies. She was a Joint Managing Director of ICICI Group from 2001 to 2007. Ms Morparia has served on several committees constituted by the Government of India.

Dr. Pawan Munjal (Jul'19)1
Pawan Munjal
Chairman, Hero MotoCorp
Pawan Munjal heads Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest producer of 2-wheelers (by volume). He transformed Hero in to a global brand, with a footprint in over 40 countries. Pawan has also been a prominent member of several industry bodies and has regularly contributed to policy-making in India.

Nandan Nilekani
Non-executive Chairman, Infosys
Nandan Nilekani - an entrepreneur turned bureaucrat, co-founded Infosys and served as chairman of UIDAI, helping in the conception and implementation of AADHAAR. He is a Padma Bhushan awardee and the recipient of the prestigious Joseph Schumpeter prize for innovative services in economy, economic sciences and politics.

Founder, Isha Foundation
Sadhguru is the founder of Isha Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to raising human consciousness and fostering global harmony through individual transformation – achieving this through yoga programs, social outreach, education and environmental initiatives. He has been a primary speaker at the United Nations World Headquarters and is a regular speaker at the World Economic Forum at Davos.

Uday Shankar
Chairman, Star & Disney India
Uday took over the leadership of Star India in 2007 and since then has transformed it into one of the largest and most successful media companies in Asia. Today, he leads the charge for Disney’s transformation into a direct-to-consumer company in the APAC region. He is vice president of FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry), chairman of FICCI’s Media and Entertainment Committee and is the former president of the Indian Broadcasting Federation (IBF).

Cyril Shroff
Managing Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
With over 35 years of experience in corporate law, securities markets, banking and infrastructure, Cyril is one of India's leading corporate lawyers. He is a member of the SEBI Committee on Corporate Governance and Insider Trading and has also been recently appointed as a task force member of the Society of Insolvency Practitioners of India.

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