Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) received the ‘Business Leader of the Year’ award at the AIMA Awards 2019. He was recognised for ‘his pioneering vision that has enabled the company to successfully extend leadership in the FMCG space.’ Former President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee presented the award to Sanjiv.
On receiving the award, Sanjiv said, “I can say that people, family and purpose have played an important role in my journey as a leader. I have always believed that a leader is as strong as his people. The leader’s job is to show the mirror to the people; guide them to take the right decisions; and in trying times, stand by them.”
The All India Management Association (AIMA) is committed to enhancing the competence of the management profession through its multifaceted activities. Every year, to recognise excellence in Management, Entrepreneurship and Leadership, AIMA confers awards to recognise achievers who have made a fundamental difference, creating an edge above peers for others to emulate.