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Emeritus Ratan Tata to Receive Frost & Sullivan’s Prestigious 2014 Growth, Innovation and Leadership Award at GIL India

July 1, 2014 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Frost & Sullivan will reconvene its annual Growth, Innovation and Leadership Executive Congress (GIL 2014: India) at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai on 23rd September 2014. This year’s Journey to Visionary Innovation continues with a focus on emerging and innovative technologies that are radically disrupting, collapsing and transforming industries. Frost & Sullivan’s Senior Growth Consultants will deliver groundbreaking insights and industry updates around the latest Mega Trends and TechVisions predictions that will directly have regional and global implications. They will also share key strategies and proven best practices that will help companies in India transform change into innovative opportunities that will drive above average growth.
Setting the stage for this year’s theme, “Frost & Sullivan Vice President & Global Head of Growth, Innovation and Leadership, Brian Denker publically announced that the 2014 GIL Award recipient who will be honored at this year’s gathering would be Mr. Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of The Tata Group.
“Given the complex and rapidly changing business environment which exists today,  companies need more than just a leader rather a visionary leader who will guide organizations and implement strategies relative to the needs and structure of industries of the future,” said Denker. “Mr. Tata is an exemplary visionary leader given his many accomplishments over the years building a diverse, successful and versatile organization, such as the Tata Group. We [Frost & Sullivan’s GIL Global Board of Advisors] are proud to recognize and pay tribute to such a leader who has spent more than 50 years of his career making tremendous strides and contributions to Tata Sons and their conglomerates”.
Mr. Ratan Tata will join hundreds of senior executives at this year’s GIL 2014: India program, and receive the firm’s 2014 GIL Award entering into the GIL Community’s Hall of Fame joining an elite roster of Visionaries, Innovators and Leaders including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Sir Richard Branson, Mitchell Baker, Jack Andraka, Marc Benioff, Steve Woods, and Judy Estrin, among others.
“Under his leadership, Mr. Ratan Tata led the groups’ international strategy, and grew and aligned its branding into an organization that defines itself by their way of doing business,” said Frost & Sullivan Global President & Managing Partner Aroop Zutshi.  “Through hard work, thought leadership and an eye toward innovation and the future, the group’s success I believe is rooted in Mr. Tata’s style of leading from the front lines with a strong conviction and adherence to ethics and moral values that has truly inspired other in India to re-examine their business models and outlook domestically and abroad.”
Frost & Sullivan’s GIL Global Community continues to be the only resource in the world which supports CEOs and members of their management team with real world proven insights, tools, and strategies across more than twenty-four countries, forty-two industry verticals and market sectors and nearly one million executives around the globe.
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