Enterprise Asia, a non government organization for entrepreneurship, named Rajesh Kamat, Chief Executive Officer – COLORS and Group COO – Viacom18, as one of the ‘Outstanding Entrepreneurs of Asia Pacific for 2010’. The award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated entrepreneurial attributes, including the tenacity and perseverance to continue innovating and making a difference even in tough business environments. Noted lawyer, and Member of Parliament, Mr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi, conferred the honors to Kamat in an event on Nov 20th 2010 at the Hyatt Regency in New Delhi.
This award is recognition for Rajesh’s efforts to spearhead COLORS to the leadership position in a category that was crowded with more than 10 players.
Rajesh Kamat, CEO – COLORS & Group COO – Viacom18, said: “I am deeply honored and humbled to receive the Outstanding Entrepreneur of Asia Pacific Award, by Enterprise Asia. Apart from my extremely competitive team, I am also thankful to my organization, Viacom18 that has given me the environment that encourages and supports the entrepreneurial spirit.”