Mr. Rana Kapoor, Managing Director and CEO, YES BANK and Chairman, YES Institute, was adjudged CEO of the Year at the 2016 Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards by The Holmes Group in Hong Kong. The award was conferred on Mr. Kapoor for his exemplary vision and leadership as an Entrepreneur, Industry captain and Global thought leader.Speaking on this recognition, Mr. Rana Kapoor, Managing Director and CEO, YES BANK and Chairman, YES Institute said, “It is a privilege and honour to be adjudged ‘CEO of the Year’ by The Holmes Group; such global recognitions motivate us to raise the bar in our collective pursuit to consistently deliver on our Vision to ‘Build the Finest Quality Bank of the World in India’.”
“India remains a bright spot on the global economic horizon at a time when the global economy is still sluggish. I am confident that with the right mix of innovative ideas, access to risk capital and large consumption demand, India is well positioned to emerge as the global hub for entrepreneurship & innovation with the potential to fuel not only national, but also global aspirations in the 21st century,” Mr. Kapoor added.
One of the world’s largest and most sought after awards competitions, the SABRE Awards recognizes Superior Achievement in Branding and Reputation in North America, EMEA and the Asia-Pacific region. SABRE awards is a flagship property of ‘The Holmes Group’, which is a global firm dedicated to proving and improving the value of public relations, by providing insight, knowledge and recognition to public relations professionals.
The Holmes Group was founded in 2000 by Paul Holmes, publisher and CEO, who has more than two decades of experience writing about and evaluating the public relations business and consulting with both public relations firms and their clients.
As a professional entrepreneur, since 2003, Mr. Kapoor is progressively establishing a high quality, state-of-the-art private Indian Bank with a vision of ‘Building the Best Quality Bank of the World in India’ by 2020. Under his leadership, YES BANK has steadily evolved as the ‘Professionals’ Bank of India’ with exemplary business and financial outcomes as evidenced in the financial results since inception, with highest RoA/RoE, and the best asset quality amongst leading Public and Private Banks in India.
More recently in 2016, Mr. Kapoor was recently felicitated as ‘The Leading Banker of the Decade’ by The Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC). In May 2016, he was recognized by the London Business School, India Business Forum for Exemplary Contribution to Innovation and Entrepreneurship, he was also adjudged the CEO of the Year at the Legal Era Awards.
He was also felicitated by the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai for his exemplary contribution to fostering Entrepreneurship in India and by the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode for his Exemplary Contribution to Financial Services.