CNN-IBN to air business luminaries of the year show

New Delhi: CNN-IBN gives the viewers a look at the business luminaries of the year, who have made a positive impact on the countries growth in times of economic turmoil around the world. The special half hour episode will feature various businessmen nominated under this category. The special show will be aired on Wednesday, Dec 14th @ 10 PM on CNN-IBN.

The nominees for the prestigious CNN-IBN Indian of the Year ‘11 under Business category are : Dilip S Shanghvi for converting distressed assets into value in a way which turned Sun into the most valuable pharmaceuticals company in India. Francisco D’Souza for turning Cognizant into one of India’s fastest growing IT firms and establishing a differentiated business model. N Chandrasekaran for making TCS the new bellwether company in the IT sector and doubling the firm’s market value in two years, Rahul Bhatia for establishing and operating Indigo, India’s only profitable low cost airline, in a turbulent industry environment, Rajiv Bajaj for establishing Bajaj Auto as a serious challenger in the two-wheeler industry and leading a strong foray in emerging international markets and Rana Kapoor for creating Yes Bank, one of India’s fastest growing, consistently acclaimed and high performance medium sized banks.

Speaking on the occasion, Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, CNN-IBN, IBN7 & IBN- Lokmat said, “These business personalities have helped India surmount great heights in the international markets during the time of economic distress around the world. It is a privilege honouring such luminaries.”


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