Airtel's Sunil Bharti Mittal bags Harvard award
27 May 2016
Sunil Bharti Mittal, the founder and chairman of Bharti Enterprises, has received the Harvard Business School Alumni Achievement Award, the company said in a statement Friday.
"Harvard Business School's management program helped me validate and sharpen my work towards putting together the building blocks to create one of the leading global telecom companies - Bharti Airtel," Mittal said in a statement.
Mittal, who drives India's largest telco Bharti Airtel, is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, one of India's highest civilian awards.
He is also a member of several international bodies such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Mittal also serves on the Prime Minister of India's Council on Trade & Industry, and chairman of the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Telecom Steering Committee.