QuEST Global Chairman and CEO Ajit Prabhu has bagged the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year India Award 2014 in the Services category. He was felicitated by Suresh Prabhu, the Honorable Minister for Railways.
The nomination process entailed an elaborate application spanning multiple criteria. About 330 nominations were received and 60 of them were down selected, of which the final 16 emerged. An eminent and highly distinguished 9-member jury panel comprising of some of the finest names in Indian business, Fund Managers and past winners were involved in this diligent and rigorous selection process. The award is strongly contested with some of the key stalwarts of the industry making it to the list of 16 finalists.
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.
Speaking on the occasion, an elated Ajit says, “We want to build a sustainable and a scalable organization that will stand the test of time and will be looked upon as a respected and recognized engineering solutions company by our customers. In my view, quality of the leadership is measured not by what one achieves while at the helm, but by what one leaves behind. Our next goal is to take QuEST Global to a billion dollar organization providing employment opportunities to 20,000 people from the current 7500 people.