Ajay Piramal honoured with the IAA Business Leader of the Year Award and Sam Balsara inducted into the IAA Hall of Fame.
The International Advertising Association’s (IAA) India Chapter has announced winners for its sixth edition of Coveted Leadership Awards for 2018. While Ajay Piramal, chairman, Piramal Group was honoured as the IAA Business Leader of the Year, IAA India inducted Sam Balsara from Madison World into the IAA Hall of Fame
Speaking on the ocassion, Piramal says “I am honoured to receive the business leader of the year award 2018 by International Advertising Association. At Piramal Group, our deep driving desire has been our values of Knowledge, Action, Care and Impact. This value-driven path has helped us create Value for the Group and our stakeholders, and provides us with a purpose of ‘Doing Well and Doing Good’. As trustees, we act in the best interest of all our stakeholders, to create mutual, enduring value; and make a positive difference to the world around us.”
The list of winners of the leadership awards for 2018 include:
IAA Business Leader of the Year: Ajay Piramal, Piramal Group.
IAA Media Agency Leader of the Year: Harish Shriyan, Omnicom Media Group India.
IAA Creative Agency Leader of the Year: Arun Iyer, Lowe Kintas.
IAA Media Person of the Year: Arnab Goswami, Republic TV.
IAA Editor of the Year: Sukumar Ranganathan, Hindustan Times.
IAA TV Anchor of the Year: Faye D'Souza, Mirror Now.
IAA Brand Endorser of the Year: Karan Johar.
IAA Hall Of Fame: Sam Balsara, Madison World.
Marketer of the Year-Auto (Four wheelers): Tarun Garg, Executive director Sales and Marketing, Maruti Suzuki India Limited.
Marketer of the Year-Auto (Two wheelers): YS Guleria, Vice President Marketing Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India.
Marketer of the Year- Mobile Devices: Karan Shroff, Head-Brand Marketing, Xiaomi Technology India.
Marketer of the Year-E commerce: Shoumyan Biswas, Vice-President, marketing, Flipkart.
Marketer of the Year, Consumer Durables: Ranjivjit Singh, Senior VP Marketing, Samsung India electronics.
Marketer of the Year- Consumer Durables, (others): Amit Gujral, CMO, LG Electronics India.
Marketer of the Year- Cellular Services, Pankaj Pawar, Business Head, Jio.
Marketer of the Year FMCG- Food: RS Sodhi, Gujrat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation(Amul).
Marketer of the Year- FMCG- Beverages: Anjana Ghosh, Director Marketing, Bisleri International.
Marketer of the Year-FMCG- Personal care: Sandeep Kohli, Executive director, Personal Care, unlever Group.
Marketer of the Year- FMCG-Homecare: Priya Nair, Executive Director, Home Care Unilever group.
Marketer of the Year- Banking and Finances: Anil Ramachandran, Head-Marketing and retail Unsecured assets, Consumer Banking, IndusInd Bank Limited
Marketer of the Year-Insurance: Sarojini Dikhale-Executive Diector-Marketing, CMO, Life nsurance Corporation of India.
For the first time in 80 years IAA World Congress is being hosted in Kochi in February 2019.