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Anthony BM Good honoured as Officer of the Most Excellent OBE

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

Tony Good attended his formal investiture at the Buckingham Palace and received the Honour from His Royal Highness Prince Charles.

In recognition of his support in furthering British business to India, Anthony B M Good, fondly referred as Tony Good, Founder and Executive Chairman of Good Relations India and Global Chairman, Cox & Kings, has been honored as an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Year 2014 Honours List. This coveted honour is in recognition of Tony Good’s contribution to Britain through his India initiatives which include the role played by him in facilitating several UK business ventures to India. 

Tony Good attended his formal investiture at the Buckingham Palace and received the Honour from His Royal Highness Prince Charles.

An internationally acclaimed PR Veteran who has played a significant role in raising the bar for the profession akin to the practices of Law and Accountancy globally, Tony Good has more than over 40 years of experience in the public relations industry, credited with founding Good Relations Group plc, the first public relations consultancy in the world to be listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Tony Good is a board member of the UK India Business Council (UKIBC). He was responsible for bringing Marks & Spencer to India and was involved in their JV with Reliance Industries. He was also responsible for the JV between United Distillers and the Indian UB Group and later between Scottish & Newcastle Breweries PLC and United Breweries. He was instrumental in bringing Sun Life to India, leading up to their JV with Birla Group.
 
Acknowledging the honour, Tony Good said,” I am delighted to receive the honour.  I look forward to continuing to assist the development of relationships between British and Indian companies which are so important to both countries”.
 
Lauding Mr Good’s visionary leadership, Deepak Kanulkar, CEO of Good Relations India said, “Incidentally, this honour happily coincides with the completion of 25 year of GRI’s presence in India as the country’s first Independent Public Relations Consultancy with an impeccable record of integrity, strategic thinking and quality of service”.
 
Tony Good was also recognised with the Life Achievement Award by Association of Business Communicators of India (ABCI) in recognition of his contribution to the PR Industry last year.

 

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