Anand Mahindra was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2009 at a function in Mumbai on February 16, 2010. Mahindra will represent India at the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Of The Year Award function at Monte Carlo, Monaco, in May 2010.
“We have honoured Mahindra for taking his business to the next level, creating a visible impact both in local and global markets, and for the sheer value his businesses have provided to all stakeholders,” said a statement from Ernst & Young. “Mahindra and his entrepreneurial vision have truly set a higher benchmark for the Made in India brand, and hence we have honoured him with the award.”
Ernst & Young India launched the awards in 1999. Earlier recipients of the award include N R Narayana Murthy, Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani, Sunil Bharti Mittal, Brijmohan Lall Munjal, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Subhash Chandra, Anil Agarwal and Tulsi Tanti.