industry's finest gathered at the 7th Surya Nepal
Top 10 Business Excellence Awards at a glittering ceremony
held in Kathmandu on 8 June, 2010.
Top 10 Business Excellence Awards is a tribute to the spirit
of entrepreneurship and the passion for business excellence
in Nepal. the Award seek to serve as a platform recognizing
the contribution of the business community to the national
economy. In its seventh year. the Awards are a prestigious
landmark on the corporate calendar of Nepal. The event is
largely participated in and endorsed by the business
community, policy makers, corporate leaders and the chambers
of commerce and trade of the country.
are among the most prestigious and highly coveted in the
industry. Constituted by
the country's leading business and management magazine
propagating ideas of free market and liberal economics, the
Awards were held for the first time in 2004.
were chosen through an evaluation process that
included qualitative research and financial reviews. This
year a panel of five eminent judges representing business
and economic expertise judged the awards. Awards were
presented in these categories : Best Commercial Bank, Best
Development Bank, Best Finance Company, Best Insurance
Company, Person to Watch, Top 3 CEOs, Best Entrepreneur,
FNCCI-NYEF Young Entrepreneur and Top 3 Management Students.
highlight of the event was the chief guest and distinguished
keynote speaker, Manvinder Singh Banga. Banga is an alumnus
of the Indian Institute of Management and is an
international figure known for his rare combination of
intuition and analytical ability. An illustrious career with
Unilever which has worldwide business in 88 countries, Banga
is also a non executive director on the board of Thomson
Reuters among other positions in his portfolio. He was
recently awarded the Padma Bhusan, one of the India's
highest civilian honours.
Jagadish C Pokharel was guest of honour and presented the
Lifetime Achievement Award.