Vivek Chaand Sehgal is the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016

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Vivek Chaand Sehgal of the Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL), the flagship company of Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), was named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016. Nandan Nilekani, Co-founder, Infosys and Former Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India (Aadhar card) felicitated with the Entrepreneur Of The Year Lifetime Achievement Award.

The awards were presented by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines and Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, who were the Guests of Honor. They also presented awards across nine categories in the presence of over 400 guests including eminent business leaders.

Learn more about the EOY 2016 Winners in this video:

EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016: Winners

  • EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016: Vivek Chaand Sehgal

Chairman, Motherson Sumi Systems Limited

  • Lifetime Achievement: Mr. Nandan Nilekani

Co-founder, Infosys and Former Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India (Aadhar card)

Category Winners

  • Business Transformation: Dr. Abhay Firodia

Chairman, Force Motors

  • Consumer Products & Retail: Chandubhai Virani

Whole time Director, Balaji Wafers

  • Entrepreneurial CEO: Uday Shankar

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Star India

  • Financial Services: Vishwavir Ahuja

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, RBL Bank

  • Life Sciences & Healthcare: Samprada Singh and Basudeo Narain Singh

Chairman Emeritus, and Executive Chairman, Alkem Laboratories

  • Manufacturing: Hari Mohan Bangur

Managing Director, Shree Cement

  • Real Estate & Infrastructure: Vikas Oberoi

Chairman and Managing Director, Oberoi Realty

  • Services: R Dinesh

Managing Director, TVS Logistics Services

  • Start-up: Darshan Patel

Chairman and Managing Director, Vini Cosmetics

Read more about the 18th EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ at

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in 60 countries.

About EY

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