MUMBAI, November 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —
UBM India proudly brought in the bigger and more comprehensive 4th edition of India Pharma Awards presented by Fette Compacting which recognised all the stakeholders of the Pharma Industry who created a difference with their excellence and innovations on 18th November, 2016 in Mumbai. The awards recognised thought leadership on a global scale, by unveiling top Pharma innovators and champions from various industry verticals.
A part of the Recognition and Networking stream, India Pharma Awards 2016 brought together industry champions and policy makers from around the world on one platform. Apart from the prestigious recognition ceremony, the awards night featured presentations by industry stalwarts, entertainment acts and networking sessions.
The scope of the event got bigger this year with the increased number of nomination categories. The award entries were evaluated by an esteemed panel of jury who judged the contribution of Indian Pharmaceutical Companies on various grounds. The jury panel comprised eminent names from the industry, bringing in a wide canvas of experience – Dr. Ajit Dangi, President & CEO, Danssen Consulting, S V Veerramani, President, Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association, Satish Waman Wagh, Chairman & MD, Supriya Lifescience Ltd, Chakravarthi AVPS, CEO & MD, Ecobliss India, Vinod Kalani, Vice Chairman, Confederation of Indian Pharma Industry and S.M. Mudda, Joint MD, Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd.
The evening began with the opening speech by Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India followed by a keynote address by Sandeep Sood, Managing Director, Fette Compacting.
As the pharmaceutical industry is increasingly looking towards India for higher-quality, low-cost pharmaceutical solutions, the UBM India Pharma Awards was the perfect place for companies to engage with the movers and shakers in India’s pharmaceutical machinery, technology, ingredients, outsourcing and biopharma industry. India Pharma Awards 2016 covered a wide range of activities of the India Pharmaceutical sector through 25 different Nomination based categories. The categories were more comprehensive as compared to the 2015 edition and it encompassed all the facets of pharmaceutical business and its stakeholders.
The winners in the nomination categories included:
Award Category Company Name Excellence in Brand/Product - Prescription Drugs Micro Labs Limited Excellence in Brand/Product - Others Ari Healthcare Pvt Ltd. Excellence in Contract Manufacturing Akums Drugs And Pharmaceuticals Ltd Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Excellence in Export Promotion Hetero Labs Limited Excellence in Health & Safety Lupin Limited Excellence in HR Aurobindo Pharma Ltd Excellence in Marketing - Prescription Janssen India - Johnson & Johnson Pvt Drugs Limited Excellence in Marketing - Others Abbott India Limited Excellence in Patient Engagement Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. Excellence in Pharma IT Technology Aurobindo Pharma Ltd Excellence in Pharmaceutical Machinery ACG Inspection Systems Pvt Ltd Excellence in Supply Chain & Logistics Management Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. Operational Excellence Lupin Limited Jury Based Recognition Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla, Chairman, Lifetime Achievement Award Poonawalla Group Mr. Rajeev Nannapaneni, Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Natco Emerging Leader Award Pharma Mr. Ramesh Juneja, CEO and Chairman Business Leader Award of Mankind Pharma Limited Ms. Aditi Kare-Panandikar, Managing Woman Leader of the Year Director, Indoco Remedies Dr. Appaji PV - Director General at Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Special Jury Award Council of India ( Pharmexcil ) UBM Initiative Awards UBM Initiative Recognition - Emerging Exporters of the Year Cachet Pharmaceuticals UBM Initiative Recognition - Trusted B.K. Doshi & K.K. Doshi (Doshi Turnkey Consultants of the Industry Consultants) UBM Initiative Recognition - Leading Manufacturers in IV Fluids & Finished Formulations Aishwarya Group UBM Initiative Recognition - Leading Company in delivery & safety systems for West Pharmaceuticals Packaging India Injectable Drugs Pvt. Ltd
The expert jury panel comprised eminent names from the industry, bringing in a wide canvas of experience – Dr. Ajit Dangi, President & CEO, Danssen Consulting, S V Veerramani, President, Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association, Satish Waman Wagh, Chairman & MD, Supriya Lifescience Ltd, Chakravarthi AVPS, CEO & MD, Ecobliss India, Vinod Kalani, Vice Chairman, Confederation of Indian Pharma Industry and S.M. Mudda, Joint MD, Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd.
About UBM India:
UBM India is India’s leading exhibition organizer that provides the industry with platforms that bring together buyers and sellers from around the world, through a portfolio of exhibitions, content-led conferences and seminars. UBM India hosts over 25 large-scale exhibitions and 40 conferences across the country every year; thereby enabling trade across multiple industry verticals. A UBM Asia Company, UBM India has offices across Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. UBM Asia is owned by UBM plc which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. UBM Asia is the leading exhibition organizer in Asia and the biggest commercial organizer in mainland China, India and Malaysia. For further details, please visit ubmindia.in.