CNBC announces 10th CNBC Asia Business Leaders Awards

Singapore: CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, pioneered the Asian Business Leaders Awards to acknowledge exceptional CEOs across the region. Recipients of the awards are stellar individuals, who are visionaries behind today’s outstanding businesses. They epitomize core values of a successful leader – strength, innovation, ingenuity, knowledge and foresight – values that are imperative to carving out powerful businesses in the global economy.

During an award ceremony that was hosted by award winning anchor, Maria Bartiromo, last night and broadcast LIVE around the world from the Capella Hotel in Singapore, CNBC announced the winners of the 10th CNBC Asia Business Leaders Awards.

Asia Business Leader Award – Carlos Ghosn, Chairman & CEO, Nissan Motor Co Ltd for inspiring growth for his company, while keeping in step with global trends.

Lifetime Achievement Award – N.R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman Emeritus, Infosys whose vision and management abilities have helped steer his company successfully both regionally and in the global marketplace.

Asia Innovator Award – Richard Tsai, Chairman, Taiwan Mobile Co Ltd for his leadership in an organization that has innovation at its very core.

Asia Talent Management Award – Dr. Pailin Chuchottaworn, President & CEO, PTT nominated for his role as President of IRPC PCL for his personal involvement in supporting and nurturing leadership within the company.

Corporate Social Responsibility Award – Ms. Chanda Kochhar, Managing Director & CEO, ICICI Bank for her ability to translate the company’s success into benefits for the community.

Asia’s Viewers Choice Award – Ganesh Ayyar, CEO of MphasiS Ltd who received the most votes by CNBC’s viewers in Asia Pacific.

“The 10th annual CNBC Asia Business Leaders Awards celebrates and recognizes the leaders who have shaped the Asian economy over the last decade and those who will continue to impact the Asian story in the years ahead,” said Satpal Brainch, President and Managing Director, CNBC in Asia Pacific.

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