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Azim Premji awarded the Ernst & Young Lifetime Achievement Award

Azim Premji, Chairman of Wipro Ltd, will be felicitated with the Ernst & Young Lifetime Achievement Award.
Azim Premji awarded the Ernst & Young Lifetime Achievement Award
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About Azim Premji:

  • Azim Premji was born on July 24, 1945, to an affluent Gujarati entrepreneur.
  • He inherited Wipro, a vegetable oil company at the age of 21 after the sudden demise of his father.
  • Azim Premji was pursuing Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, USA when he took over the reins of his family business in 1966.
  • Under his able leadership, Wipro diversified from hydrogenated cooking fats to bakery fats, ethnic ingredient based toiletries, hair care soaps, baby toiletries, lighting products and hydraulic cylinders.
  • He led Wipro from a hydrogenated cooking fats company to a pioneer in providing integrated business, technology and process solutions on a global delivery platform.
  • Wipro Technologies is the largest independent R&D service provider in the world and is ranked among the top 100 technology companies globally.
  • In 2005 Premji was conferred the Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan in 2011.
  • Premji has also pledged to donate USD 2 billion for improving school education in India, the first of its kind by any Indian billionaire.

Question:

Q.Which Indian business leader will be felicitated with the Ernst & Young Lifetime Achievement Award?
a. Azim Premji
b. Mukesh Ambani
c. Anand Mahindra
d. Ratan Tata
Azim Premji awarded the Ernst & Young Lifetime Achievement Award Azim Premji awarded the Ernst & Young Lifetime Achievement Award Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on February 06, 2019 Rating: 5

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