MindRush 2014, the two-day annual business conclave hosted by Business Today kicked off on November 28, 2014. The event brought around 150 CEOs together at a common platform, out of which 20 CEOs were honoured for their outstanding contribution and leadership traits in their respective companies. The awards were presented by Chairman and Editor-in-chief of the India Today Group Aroon Purie, management guru Ram Charan, and Manpreet Singh Chadha, Vice Chairman at Wave Group.
IT major TCS' CEO N. Chandrasekaran won the best CEO awards, both in very large companies' segment and IT & ITES - Large Companies. Anand Mahindra, Chairman and MD of Mahindra & Mahindra, was also awarded two awards-Best CEO (Very Large Companies) and Best CEO (Auto & Auto Ancillaries - Large Companies).
Vinita Bali, CEO & MD, Britannia Industries taking Best CEO FMCG (Large companies) award from management guru Ram Charan.
Best CEO Oil & Gas (Mid-sized companies) was presented to AK Balyan, MD & CEO, Petronet LNG.
Best CEO in Agriculture & Allied (Mid-sized companies) was awarded to GV Bhaskar Rao, chairman and managing director, Kaveri Seed Company.