White Page International released the annual list of Asia’s 100 Most Admired Brands and Leaders in its sixth edition of Asian Brand & Leadership Conclave held in Singapore, said a press statement.
The event organised by White Page International in association with UK Asian Business Council at The Ritz Carlton Singapore witnessed the presence of eminent personalities from Singapore, India, UAE and other Asian Countries. At this annual conclave, 100 Asian Brands across different categories, 50 Business Leaders and 50 of the best Asian CFOs were honoured for their contribution to the industry.
Eminent personalities who graced the occasion included Patrick Tay- Member Parliament Singapore & Board Member of Singapore Economic Development Board, Padma Bhushan awardee Dr. Ramakanta Panda- VC & MD Asian Heart Institute, Dr Irfan Razack- Chairman Prestige Constructions, Dr T Chandroo- Chairman Modern Montessori Singapore, Simon Cheong- Founder SC Global Developments Singapore, Dr. Mahesh Gupta- Chairman Kent RO and more.
The coffee table publication and listing was released by Tay along with Rohit Ohri- Group Chairman & CEO FCB India, Taha Coburn- Chairman of UK Asian Business Council and Kiren Tanna- Co- Founder and Global MD of Zen Rooms.
“The 6th edition that you are about to see, speaks great volumes of the brands that have a legacy and continue to strive to excellence in the economy,” said Dr Malcolm McDonald, Non-Executive Chairman, White Page International, while addressing the delegates. “I’m eager and proud to showcase the creative and editorial appeal to the business world and congratulate the winners of Asia’s Most Admired Brands 2018,” he added.
The annual list of Asia’s 100 Most Admired Brands & Leaders, Dr McDonald said was another research-driven and editorial masterpiece of the Top 100 brands in Asia. Dr McDonald expressed his gratitude to the Jury members for their expertise and valuable association besides thanking attendees and eminent speakers for gracing the conclave with their presence. The Jury members who listed the 100 most admired brands and leaders from different Asian countries through a thorough selection process included Taha Coburn- Chairman of UK Asian Business Council, Ashish Bhasin- Chairman & CEO South Asia Dentsu Aegis Network, Sunil Lulla- Chairman & MD, Grey Group India, and Mr Rohit Ohri.
Some of the selected brands include- Kent RO, CP Plus, Prabhudas Lilladher, Tata Tiscon, SC Global Developments, Tiger Logistics, Scon Projects, Sahajanand Medical Technologies, HP Gas, Hermosa, Sri City, Britsh Biologicals, Asian Heart Institute, Bangladesh Edible Oils, Dentzz Dental Care, Kolahai Beverages, Envision Scientific, KAEduAssociates, Arth World, Bajaj Almond Drops, Frasers Hospitality, Super Group, Bajaj Allianz, Fullerton, DBS Bank, Prestige Construction, Boroline, TVS 2 Wheelers, Corona Remedies, Makhana, American International Assurance Singapore.
Some of the top business leaders honoured at the conclave include- Dr. Mahesh Gupta (Kent RO), Irfan Razack (Prestige Constructions) Amisha Vora & Dilip Bhat (Prabhudas Lilladher), Dr. Ramakanta Panda (Asian Heart Institute), Inam Ahmed (Bangladesh Edible Oils), Pranjal Agarwal (Hermosa), Harpreet Singh Malhotra (Tiger Logistics), VS Reddy (British Biologicals), Ajit Singh (HP Gas), Tapan Singhel (Bajaj Allianz), Anshu Budhraja (Amway), Arun Kumar Khanna (UTH Healthcare), Dr. Shantanu Jaradi (Dentzz Dental Care), Dr. Prashant S Acharya (Arth World), Manish Doshi (Envision Scientific), Mir Saqib (Kolahai Beverages), Aditya Khemka (CP Plus), Nilesh Chavan (Scon Projects), Bhargav Kotadia (Sahajanand Medical Technologies), Dr. T Chandroo (MMI Singapore), Fatima Agarkar (KaEduAssociates).
Speaking in the conclave, Dr Panda said that healthcare was undergoing a tremendous change and the Asian Brand and Leadership Conclave plays a very important role to bring in new thought leadership into one place.
“This is the need of the hour. I recommend White Page to bring in these conferences,” he added. “Recognition of brands and leaders through such conclaves is not only a great motivator but it also helps us understand how far we have come and how far we can go,” said Dr Mahesh Gupta, who was among the 50 awardees at the conclave.