Qimpro Awards - Business

Criteria

Qimpro Platinum Standard

The following three characteristics define a Qimpro Platinum Standard in Business:

  1. Should be a National Statesman for Quality in Business
  2. Should have a Quality Vision for Business in India
  3. Should be an inspiration for the Business community in India and overseas

In addition, candidates should have achieved sterling results in at least one of the following dimensions:

  1. Business Breakthrough / Improvement Product / Service / Process Innovation
  2. Research & Development
  3. Corporate Social Responsibility
  4. Environment Improvement
  5. Quality & Reliability Engineering
Qimpro Gold Standard

The following three characteristics define a Qimpro Gold Standard in Business:

  1. Should be a Leader who has adopted Quality Best Practices to build / transform a specific Business organization
  2. Should be a role model for ethics, governance and customer focus
  3. Should be an inspiration for the employees of the specific Business organization

In addition, candidates should have achieved sterling results in at least one of the following dimensions:

  1. Customer satisfaction
  2. Employee satisfaction
  3. Community satisfaction
  4. Product / service delivery process efficiency and effectiveness
  5. Continual quality improvement
  6. Research & development
  7. Unique contribution to Quality in Business

2017 Panel of Judges

  • Roger C B Pereira
    Roger C B Pereira Chairperson
    Managing Director
    Roger Pereira Communications
  • Ashok Advani
    Ashok Advani
    Chairman & Publisher
    The Business India Group
  • G Anantharaman
    G Anantharaman
    Former Chief Commissioner
    Income Tax, Mumbai
  • Jagdish Capoor
    Jagdish Capoor
    Former Chairman
    HDFC Bank
  • Amit Chandra
    Amit Chandra
    Managing Director
    Bain Capital Advisors
  • Maneck Davar
    Maneck Davar
    Executive Editor & Publisher
    Spenta Multimedia
  • Nabankur Gupta
    Nabankur Gupta
    Chairman
    Blue Ocean Capital & Advisory Services
  • Dr Baba Kalyani
    Dr Baba Kalyani
    Chairman & Managing Director
    Bharat Forge; and Qimpro Platinum Standard 2017
  • Homi Khusrokhan
    Homi Khusrokhan
    Former Managing Director
    Tata Chemicals, Tata Tea, and GlaxoSmithKline
  • Keki Mistry
    Keki Mistry
    Vice Chairman & CEO
    HDFC; and Qimpro Gold Standard 2011
  • Krishnakumar Natarajan
    Krishnakumar Natarajan
    Executive Chairman
    Mindtree; and Qimpro Gold Standard 2017
  • Darius Udwadia
    Darius Udwadia
    Senior Partner
    Udwadia & Co.

Winners - Platinum

  • Dr K Radhakrishnan
    2018
    Dr K Radhakrishnan
    Former Chairman
    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
    View Citation View Video
  • Nandan Nilekani
    2017
    Nandan Nilekani
    Non-Executive Chairman, Infosys; Chairman, EkStep; and
    Former Chairman, UIDAI
    View Citation View Video
  • Dr Baba Kalyani
    2016
    Dr Baba Kalyani
    Chairman and MD
    Bharat Forge
    View Citation View Video
  • N Chandrasekaran
    2015
    N Chandrasekaran
    CEO & Managing Director
    Tata Consultancy Services
    View Citation View Video
  • Harsh Mariwala
    2013
    Harsh Mariwala
    Chairman and Managing Director
    Marico Industries
    View Citation View Video
  • B H Jain
    2012
    B H Jain
    Chairman
    Jain Irrigation Systems
    View Citation View Video
  • Adi Godrej
    2011
    Adi Godrej
    Chairman
    Godrej Group
    View Citation View Video
  • O P Bhatt
    2010
    O P Bhatt
    Chairman
    State Bank of India
    View Citation
  • A M Naik
    2009
    A M Naik
    Chairman & Managing Director
    Larsen & Toubro
    View Citation
  • Anand Mahindra
    2008
    Anand Mahindra
    Vice Chairman & Managing Director
    Mahindra & Mahindra
    View Citation
  • Dr E Sreedharan
    2007
    Dr E Sreedharan
    Managing Director
    Delhi Metro Railway Corporation
    View Citation
  • Ratan Tata
    2006
    Ratan Tata
    Chairman
    Tata Sons
    View Citation
  • Keshub Mahindra
    2005
    Keshub Mahindra
    Chairman
    Mahindra & Mahindra
    View Citation
  • Venu Srinivasan
    2004
    Venu Srinivasan
    Chairman and Managing Director
    TVS Motors
  • N R Narayana Murthy
    2003
    N R Narayana Murthy
    Chairman and Chief Mentor
    Infosys Technologies
  • Kumar Mangalam Birla
    2002
    Kumar Mangalam Birla
    Chairman
    AVB Group of Companies
  • Azim Premji
    2001
    Azim Premji
    Chairman
    Wipro
  • Dr J J Irani
    2000
    Dr J J Irani
    Managing Director
    Tata Iron and Steel Company
  • F C Kohli
    1999
    F C Kohli
    Vice Chairman
    Tata Consultancy Services
  • Deepak Parekh
    1998
    Deepak Parekh
    Chairman
    HDFC
  • Suresh Krishna
    1997
    Suresh Krishna
    Chairman and Managing Director
    Sundram Fasteners
  • Aditya Vikram Birla
    1996
    Aditya Vikram Birla
    Chairman and Founder
    AVB Group of Companies
  • Chandra Mohan
    1995
    Chandra Mohan
    Vice Chairman and Managing Director
    Punjab Tractors
  • Rajesh Shah
    1994
    Rajesh Shah
    Managing Director
    Mukand
  • Dr B K Modi
    1993
    Dr B K Modi
    Chairman and President
    Modi Xerox
  • D L Shah
    1992
    D L Shah
    Chairman and Managing Director
    Perfect Machine Tools

Winners - Gold

  • KBS Anand
    2017
    KBS Anand
    Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
    Asian Paints
    View Citation View Video
  • Krishnakumar Natarajan
    2016
    Krishnakumar Natarajan
    Executive Chairperson
    Mindtree
    View Citation View Video
  • Siddhartha Lal
    2015
    Siddhartha Lal
    Managing Director & CEO
    Eicher Motors
    View Citation View Video
  • Dr Pawan Goenka
    2014
    Dr Pawan Goenka
    Executive Director & President - Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors
    Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
    View Citation View Video
  • R S Sodhi
    2013
    R S Sodhi
    Managing Director
    Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (Amul)
    View Citation View Video
  • Rajiv Bajaj
    2012
    Rajiv Bajaj
    Managing Director
    Bajaj Auto
    View Citation
  • Keki Mistry
    2011
    Keki Mistry
    Vice Chairman & CEO
    HDFC
    View Citation View Video
  • Debu Bhattacharya
    2010
    Debu Bhattacharya
    Managing Director
    Hindalco Industries
    View Citation
  • Bhaskar Bhat
    2009
    Bhaskar Bhat
    Managing Director
    Titan Industries
    View Citation
  • Aditya Puri
    2008
    Aditya Puri
    Managing Director
    HDFC Bank
    View Citation
  • Deepak M Satwalekar
    2007
    Deepak M Satwalekar
    Managing Director & CEO
    HDFC Standard Life Insurance
    View Citation
  • Dr Baba Kalyani
    2006
    Dr Baba Kalyani
    Chairman and Managing Director
    Bharat Forge
    View Citation
  • Ravi Kant
    2005
    Ravi Kant
    Managing Director
    Tata Motors
    View Citation
  • Sunil Mittal
    2004
    Sunil Mittal
    Chairman & Managing Director
    Bharti Enterprises
  • B M Vyas
    2003
    B M Vyas
    Managing Director
    Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (Amul)
  • R P Sehgal
    2002
    R P Sehgal
    Executive Director (Manufacturing andR&D)
    Punjab Tractors
  • Naresh Goyal
    2001
    Naresh Goyal
    Chairman
    Jet Airways
  • Sampath Kumar Moorthy
    2000
    Sampath Kumar Moorthy
    Chief Executive Officer
    Sundram Fasteners
  • Venu Srinivasan
    1999
    Venu Srinivasan
    Managing Director
    Sundaram Clayton
  • R Srinivasan
    1998
    R Srinivasan
    Chief Executive
    ITC (Packaging & Printing Division)
  • C P Jajoo
    1997
    C P Jajoo
    Senior Executive President
    Vikram Cement
  • Urvi Piramal
    1996
    Urvi Piramal
    Vice Chairperson
    Piramal Enterprises
  • S S Sarwate
    1996
    S S Sarwate
    Controller of Operations
    Mahindra & Mahindra (Tractor Division)
  • Dr Shalini M Chainani
    1996
    Dr Shalini M Chainani
    CEO
    Gopikrishna Piramal Memorial Hospital
  • S Marar
    1995
    S Marar
    Chief Executive (HBI)
    Essar Steel
  • S H Mane
    1995
    S H Mane
    Group General Manager (Fans and Appliances)
    Crompton Greaves
  • Hrishikesh Mafatlal
    1994
    Hrishikesh Mafatlal
    Managing Director
    Mafatlal Industries
  • Raj Bajaaj
    1993
    Raj Bajaaj
    Managing Director
    Otis Elevator
  • Bir Singh
    1993
    Bir Singh
    Executive Director
    Voltas
  • Dr R H G Rau
    1992
    Dr R H G Rau
    Vice President (Technical)
    Mukand
  • Ramesh Daga
    1991
    Ramesh Daga
    Managing Director
    Gujarat Heavy Chemicals
  • K J Davasia
    1991
    K J Davasia
    Executive Director
    Mahindra & Mahindra (Tractor Division
  • Dr J J Irani
    1991
    Dr J J Irani
    Managing Director
    Tata Steel
  • D S Alva
    1991
    D S Alva
    Managing Director
    Bombay Dyeing
  • Rajesh Shah
    1990
    Rajesh Shah
    Executive Director
    Mukand
  • Chandra Mohan
    1990
    Chandra Mohan
    Vice Chairman and Managing Director
    Punjab Tractors