Sanjiv Bajaj, Managing Director, Bajaj Finserv, has been named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017, according to an EY press release.
EY also named nine other Category Winners for the Entrepreneur of the Year programme. The Awards were presented on Thursday at a Gala Award ceremony in Mumbai, in the presence of over 400 business leaders and special invitees.
Sanjiv Bajaj will now represent India at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award (WEOY) in Monte Carlo from 13-17 June, 2018. EOY is the only global business award program in the world and is celebrated across 60 countries.
Dr E Sreedharan,widely acknowledged for his invaluable contributions transforming public transport in India, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. He was instrumental in the planning and execution of the Kolkata Metro, Delhi Metro, Kochi Metro and Lucknow Metro. He also spearheaded the Konkan Railway project, considered among the most difficult railway projects in the world, and completing it in a short span of eight years.