Radio One bags 'INDIRA Super Achiever Award 2007'

Anil Machado, Programming Director at Radio One FM 94.3 has been awarded the ‘Super Achiever’ by the ‘INDIRA Super Achiever Award 2007’ at The Times Ascent Asia Pacific HRM Congress held in Bangalore last week. The award identifies outstanding professionals who have had tremendous achievements in their respective fields. This year theme was people who believe in ” MAD ” approach – which is ‘Making a Difference’. The award was presented by Prof Dave Ulrich from the University of Michigan and has been ranked as ‘The Most Influential Person in HR’ by HR Magazine , Mr. Arun Arora, President of Bennett and Coleman, Economic Times and Prof. Chetan Wakalkar, Group Director, Indira Group of Institutes.

Anil Machado, Programming Director at Radio One FM 94.3 in Bangalore was awarded the ‘Super Achiever’ by the ‘INDIRA Super Achiever Award 2007’ at The Times Ascent Asia Pacific HRM Congress held in Bangalore last week. The award identifies outstanding professionals who have had tremendous achievements in their respective fields. This year theme was people who believe in “ MAD ” approach – which is ‘Making a Difference’. The award was presented by Prof Dave Ulrich from the University of Michigan and has been ranked as ‘The Most Influential Person in HR’ by HR Magazine , Mr. Arun Arora, President of Bennett and Coleman, Economic Times and Prof. Chetan Wakalkar, Group Director, Indira Group of Institutes.

This award is a reflection of the progressive and innovative practices followed by Radio One to grow and nurture within the organization hence reflecting on the Human resource and the brand image of Radio One, under Mr. Anil Machado’s leadership. He is the man responsible for bringing the Urban & Cool image of Radio One to the youth. Anil has successfully created the only 85% Hindi speaking station in Bangalore. The Radio One’s target was to achieve the right balance between Kannada and English speaking population, arriving at the latest ‘Kangalish’ cult in Bangalore.

The other achievers sharing the dice were Mr. Pradipta Mohapatra, CEO RPG Enterprises, Mr. Vaughn Richtor, MD & CEO ING Vysya Bank Limited, Mr. Ranju Kumar Mohan, VP – Sales & Marketing Henkel India, Mr. Srinivas Kandula, Global Head – Human Resources iGATE Global Solutions Ltd and the likes.

Anil Machado is currently the Director – Programming for Radio One FM 94.3, a BBC worldwide and MID DAY publications tie up. He has over 10 years of experience as a television host, TV producer, Radio jockey, Programming & Production manager, writer and has set up 9 radio stations in 6 years. As Production Head of Radio City now Radio One, he was instrumental in successfully setting up this channel in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. He was also the production head in charge of set up and operations in the UAE, Sudan and Iraq for the Channel 4FM network. Having nothing to do with his current choice of career, Anil by qualification is an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, having worked with HAL, Air India and Jakkur Aerodrome, Bangalore.

On this momentous occasion, Mr. Anil Machado, Programming Director Radio One said, “The award highlights our innovative team effort at Radio One. The achievement will only add to our zeal and zest to come up with more exciting and attractive programming with the help of our dedicated team and loyal listeners.”

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