Ramadorai, Ramalinga Raju bag Asia Business Leader awards

Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services managing director S Ramadorai and Satyam Computers chairman Ramalinga Raju are among the four recipients of the prestigious Asia Business Leader awards this year.

Ramadorai was named the Asia Business Leader of the Year, while Raju received the Corporate Citizen of the Year award for their achievement, innovation and leadership in regional business.

The awards were announced last evening in Hong Kong, Xinhua news agency reported. Other recipients are: Neil Montefiore of Mobileone (Asia), Singapore, as Innovator of the Year, and Jong-Yong Yun of Samsung Electronics Co, Korea, as CEOs of Choice. Financial secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Antony Leung congratulated the awardees on the occasion.

The Asia Business Leader Awards 2002 was organised and presented by CNBC. Founded in 2001, the annual awards recognise the achievements and dynamic leadership of the region's business leaders.