Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, Chairman, Bashundhara Group, has been awarded the prestigious AsiaOne Person of the Year (POY) for being one of the most prominent personalities in the region as well as around the world.
A Bashundhara Group official received the award at a ceremony held at a summit of the 11th Edition of Asian Business and Social Forum and Indo–UAE Business & Social Forum 2018–19 at J W Marriott Hotel in Dubai on Wednesday night.
The Summit was organized by AsiaOne magazine and URS Media, which is rapidly emerging as the Number 1 international media company towards the cause of business, political and social issues in the entire Asia & GCC region.
Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan has also won the World’s Greatest Brands 2018-19 Award in the same event.
AsiaOne Person of the Year, a prestigious annual selection of the most prominent personalities globally, is entirely made of those who have really made an indelible mark for other leaders to follow and generations to admire.
Only par excellence leaders from across the world worthy of being selected as AsiaOne Person of the Year 2018–19, and only 11 exclusive “AsiaOne Person of The Year” were felicitated at the Summit for their special work in the industry and society.
Others who got AsinaOne Person of the Year Award are Dr GSK Velu, Chairman and Managing Director of Trivitron Group, India; Dr P Shyama Raju, Chancellor of REVA University; Dr Hema Divakar, Chairperson of Divakars Specialty Hospital, India; Mir Nasir Ali Khan, Managing Director of MAK Projects, India; Dr Satyajit Kumar Singh, Managing Director of Ruban Memorial Hospital, India; Ashish Shah, CMD of Shree Balaji Group, India and Lal Chand, Founder of LC Well DMCC, UAE.
Other recipients of the World’s Greatest Brands 2018-19 Award are Vamsi Maddipatla, Chief Executive Officer of Therapiva Pvt Ltd, India; Siddhant Anand, Director of BLAU, India; R Archana, Managing Director for San Academy Group of School; Dr Mohammed Salem Omaid and Samrat Dutta of Azizi Bank; Amol Jadhav, Co-Founder and Managing Director of 361 Degrees Design Solutions LLC; Leena Parwani, CEO and Managing Director of LPH Financial Services; Michael Wunsch, Managing Director of Barakat Quality Plus, and Santosh KS, General Manager Barakat Quality Plus; Dr Dushyanth Paul, Director of FMS Dental, India; and Shitij Kapoor, Managing Partner for Gr8 Homes.