Mr. Ghanshyam Sarda, Chairman, Sarda Group of Industries felicitated as “AsiaOne Global Asian of The Year”
13th Edition of Asian Business & Social Investor Forum 2019-20 & 4th Edition – Asia’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2019-20 held at The Marriott Marquis Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand on 7th February 2020, was a magnificent event highlighted by the presence of Ms. Phetchompoo Kijburana, Member of Parliament, Royal Thai Government, Mr. Ravi Sehgal, President, India Thai Chamber of Commerce, His Excellency Mr. Abdelilah EL HOUSNI, Ambassador of His Majesty the King of Morocco to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos & Myanmar; His Excellency Mr. Mohamed Jinah, Ambassador, the Republic of Maldives to the Kingdom of Thailand; His Excellency Mr. Ouk Sorphorn, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, the Kingdom of Cambodia to the Kingdom of Thailand, His Excellency Dr. Kriengsak Chareonwongsak, Consul General of the Republic of Zimbabwe & Former Member of Parliament, Royal Thai Government; Her Excellency Ms. Elisa da Silva, Charge d’affaires a.i. of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the Kingdom of Thailand, His Excellency Mr. Chanin Yensudchai, Consul General of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the Kingdom of Thailand, Ms. Huda Ali Shareef, Deputy Ambassador and Permanent Representative to UNESCAP, the Republic of Maldives and Mr. Tarek Ahmed Fouad Raslan, Deputy Chief of the Mission, the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Ghassan Ahmed Almuharaqi, Deputy Head of Mission, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Ms. Judith Schildberger, Deputy Head of the Mission of the Republic of Austria to the Kingdom of Thailand, Mrs. Nur Rokhmah Hidayah, Counselor (For Information and Socio – Cultural Affairs) of Republic of Indonesia to the Kingdom of Thailand, Ms. Nadia Sapee, Minister Counsellor of Malaysia, and Mr. Anil Sirimanna, First Secretary of the Mission, the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
Unable to attend, Ms. Sania Mirza, Iconic Indian tennis Player, she had sent her video congratulating and sending her best wishes to AsiaOne Magazine and URS Media.
Together, several business, economy and social issues, and Asia’s contribution in world economy’s stupendous growth were discussed and celebrated at the highest level, and ways to improve investment in India and Asia were considered. As the theme of the Summit reflects, it was a high-level Business & Social Summit where the emergence of Asia as a leading continental economy in the world was celebrated and relevant discussions were held, and some greatest Indian, Asian and world leaders of our time were felicitated.
Mr. Rajat Shukal, Global Head & Principal Partner of URS Media and AsiaOne Magazine, and Co-Founder & Partner ASIAONE Media Holdings LLC, declared with pride, “With this 13th Edition of Asian Business & Social Forum, AsiaOne would be completing around 3000 awards in the last 4 years. There is representation from around 13 countries today, at the forum, namely Morocco, Maldives, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Austria, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bahrain, Timor-Leste, Finland and Sri Lanka. The entire vision of AsiaOne Magazine is to get Asia on one platform and to disrupt the perceived superiority of the western brands over the Asian brands and this notion gave birth to Asia’s Greatest Brands.” Being excited and elated about the fact that AsiaOne Summit is being held in Bangkok for the first time, he stated, “Bangkok is a phenomenal city. It is my favourite city for tourism. In 2019, it was one of the most visited cities in the world – this calls for a huge round of applause for all Thai people, who welcome people from different regions and different parts of the world with open arms.”
AsiaOne Global Asian of the Year
AsiaOne Global Asian of the Year is an exclusive Intellectual Property Right (IPR) of AsiaOne Magazine. It is for those who are exclusive, exceptional and extraordinary. People who have not only worked to place their brands globally, but have also embossed Asia on the world map. These extraordinary people have a generation looking up to them, aspiring to reach the personage excellence they are at. It 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 & brands from across the world are worthy of being selected as AsiaOne Global Asian of the Year 2019-20, and only 12 exclusive “AsiaOne Global Asian of The Year” were felicitated at the Summit for their special work in the industry and society:
- o Mr. Raj Mallela, Managing Director, Satra Group
- o Mr. Adityaraj Shah, Chairman & Group CEO, Shree Hatkeshwara Group
- o Dr. Vinodkumar Patil, Managing Director, Dyna Biotech
- o Mr. Chetan Handa, Founder Director, Glaze Trading India Pvt. Ltd.
- o Mr. Sanjeev Chhibber, Founder Director, Glaze Trading India Pvt. Ltd.
- o Mr. Safwan Sobhan, Vice Chairman, Bashundhara Group
- o Mr. Ghanshyam Sarda, Chairman, Sarda Group of Industries
- o Mr. K Shyamprasad, Managing Director, Vidya Herbs
- o Mr. Ahmed Shayan Fazlur Rahman, Vice-Chairman, IFIC, Advisor to the Board of Directors, Beximco Group
- o Mr. Sayeed Hossain Chowdhury, Chairman & CEO, HRC Group
- o Mr. Harish Kohli, President & Managing Director, Acer India