Qadat Al Tagheer Awards

Qadat al Tagheer Awards were launched to honor and felicitate leaders from various walks of life who have shaped their own future and through their business endeavors, helped shape the economies of their respective host countries as well. With more impetus being given to increased businesses and investments across both the nations, the awards highlighted the opportunities that exist and continue to emerge in the two countries.

2019 Award Winners – The awards were given out by H.E. SUHAIL MOHD. AL ZAROONI

UAE-India Business Icon Award – H.E. Jamal Al Jarwan

Lifetime Achievement Award – Tony Jashanmal

Outstanding Investment Agency Award – Dubai FDI

Best Free Zone for Start-ups & SME’s – Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone

Excellence in Renewable Energy Award – ReNew Power

Outstanding Business Award– Dr. Mustafa Taher (Henwood Sanitary & General Trading)

Best CEO of the Year – Brian Etemad

Excellence in Manufacturing Award – Sandeep Shishodia- Sun Metal Group

Excellence in Trading and Distribution Award – Taj Al Mulook General Trading LLC

Outstanding Contractor of the Year – Airolink Building Contracting LLC

Investment Recognition Award – Abhishek Sharma (Foundation Holdings)

Excellence in Business Transformation Award – Rajiv Luthra (Luthra & Luthra Law Office)

Tech Excellence in Education Award – Study World Education Holding Group

Outstanding Business Achiever – Bal Krishen

Excellence in Innovative Fit-out – GDM Interiors

Emerging Healthcare Brand Award – Right Health

2018 Award Winners – The awards were given out by H.E. ABDULLAH AHMED AL SALEH

Entrepreneur of the Year – Dr. Mustafa Saasa
CEO of the Year – B R Shetty
Best Trade Bank – HSBC
Excellence in Business Information and Services – Gulf Dun & Bradstreet
Best Financial Advisory Services for NRIs – IIFL
Emerging Indian CEO for Private Equity and Investments – Abhishek Sharma
Insurance Personality of the Year – Aftab Hasan
Excellence in Healthcare– NMC Healthcare
Excellence in Hospitality Development – Nakheel
MSME Doyen of the Year – Dr. Jaimin Vasa
Excellence in Smart City Solutions – Nokia
Emerging Healthcare Brand – Foundation Holdings
Excellence in On Demand Services – UrbanClap
Media Personality of the Year – Ali Asgar Mir

2017 Award Winners – The awards were given out by H.E. Juma Al Kait.

Retail CEO of the Year – Mr. Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Dubai Duty Free
Indian Businessman of the Year – Dr. B.R. Shetty, Founder & Chairman – NMC Healthcare; Chairman – BRS Ventures; Chairman – UAE Exchange; Chairman – Travelex; Founder, Executive Vice Chairman & MD – Neopharma
Emerging Indian CEO – Mr. Abhishek Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, Foundation Holdings
Excellence in Construction – Mr. PNC Menon, Chairman & Founder, Sobha Group
Excellence in Healthcare – Dr. Raza Siddiqui, Group CEO, Arabian Healthcare Group
Excellence in the Retail Sector – Mr. Deepak Babani, Executive Vice Chairman, Eros Group
Excellence in India-UAE Trade Promotion – Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group
Emerging Education Brand – ProED Education Consultancy
Best Emerging Emirati Brand – Plan B
Retail Brand of the Year – Landmark Group
International Financial Center of the Year – Abu Dhabi Global Market
Excellence in Skill Development Globally – Arc Skills

2016 Awards Winners – The awards were given away by Hon. Nitin Gadkari.

Excellence in Education – GEMS Education
Emerging Emirati Brand – Tamleek
Excellence in Financial Sector – Lulu Exchange
Excellence in Retail Sector – Al Adil Trading Company
Excellence in Construction – Mulk Holding
Excellence in Healthcare Sector – Aster DM Healthcare
Excellence in Hospitality Sector – Taj Dubai
Indian Businessman of the Year – Mr. Yusuffali M.A.

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