Mumbai, March 13, 2015: Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, was awarded the prestigious ‘Young CEO Award’ by CEO India Magazine on Thursday, March 12 at a glittering function held at the Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai. He was presented with the esteemed award by Dr. N.S. Rajan, member of the Group Executive Council of Tata Sons. The Young CEO Award recognizes an extraordinary individual who has shown the strategic foresight and leadership to deliver superior performance, effectively managed all key stakeholders and prepared the organization for the next phase of growth. (ALSO READ: Union Budget 2015 is a budget to remembered for the common man, says Punit Goenka)
On receiving the award, Punit Goenka said, “It is a great honour to receive this award and I would like to dedicate it to my team at ZEE since the award focuses on both company success as well as personal achievements. I would also like to thank our Chairman for his pioneering vision and continued guidance which has been instrumental in helping us achieve our current leadership position.”
The CEO Awards recognise exceptional & extraordinary individuals – both existing and aspiring CEOs. Some of the key leadership attributes that were embedded in the application, shortlisting and evaluation process included Strategic & Visionary, Performance Oriented, Globally Competitive, Innovative, Socially Responsible, Committed to Skill & People Development, Focused on System & Controls and Aptitude to Create & Manage Change.
The eminent jury for the CEO Awards 2015 consisted of Subodh Bhargava, Chairman Emeritus of Eicher Group of Companies and Currently Chairman of TATA Communications, Dr. Santrupt B Misra, CEO, Carbon Black Business & Director, Group Human Resources, Aditya Birla Group, Ajay Kaul, CEO, Jubilant FoodWorks Limited, Ms. Anjali Bansal, Managing Director, Spencer Stuart, Colvyn Harris, CEO, JWT South Asia and Ishaat Hussain, Director, Tata Sons Limited.