June 07, 2017

Tata group conferred with the Asean-India Achievement and Excellence Award

Mumbai: The Tata group was felicitated with the prestigious Asean-India Achievement and Excellence Award by the Asean India Business Council (AIBC). The honour was given in recognition of the contribution made by the Tata group in strengthening bilateral economic relations between Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and India. KV Rao, resident director, Asean, Tata Sons, received the award on behalf of the Tata group from YB Dato' Seri Ong Ka Chuan, second minister of international trade and industry of Malaysia, in a ceremony held at Kuala Lumpur.

KV Rao (second from left), resident director, Asean, Tata Sons, receiving award from YB Dato' Seri Ong Ka Chuan, minister of international trade and industry of Malaysia

The award recipients were selected by the organising committee of the Asean-India Achievement and Excellence Award in consultation with the Indian High Commissions and Embassies in the region.

Accepting the award, Mr Rao said, “The Tata group has a long history of engagement with South East Asia and operates in several sectors of the Asean economies: technology, trade, services manufacturing, automotive and financial services, etc. Tata companies’ contributions to the communities and sustainability helped them achieve overall business excellence. Tata companies in Asean are making steady progress in line with the region’s aspirations and interesting growth prospects.”