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Five ISB Students Win ET Young Leaders Awards

The path to the corner office and a six-figure salary is through the portals of the Indian Schools of Business (ISB) where young executives are shaped into leaders. Proving this yet again, five of the 19 who made it to the Economic Times Young Leaders B-School Edition 2014, are from the ISB.

Economic Times have named Abhishek Ahuja, Kirti Jain, Mitali Bhandari, Nishu Gupta, and Saloni Doshi from PGP Class of 2015 as Young Leaders.
Apart from national recognition, these young leaders have acquired a sure-fire place on the A-list of recruiters. Besides, the winners will also receive pre-placement offers and pre-placement interviews from the Aditya Birla Group, the presenting sponsor.

This year 20,000 young managers had signed up for the ET Young Leaders programme of whom only 37 were selected for participation.

The Economic Times Young Leaders was launched in 2011. It’s regarded as India's largest platform to identify tomorrow’s corporate leaders. Over 65,000 young managers have passed through its portals since launch in 2011, and only 87 people have made it to the List.

2014 Edition, the fourth ever Young Leaders Awards saw some of India’s top business minds-Santrupt Misra, CEO Carbon Black Business; Himanshu Kapania, MD Idea Cellular, Saugata Gupta, MD & CEO Marico; Dev Bhattacharya Gr Ex President and Business Head, Solar Power Business, Aditya Birla Group, Sanjay Rishi, President American Express South Asia; Krishna Kumar, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Philips India; Dilip Gaur, Deputy MD UltraTech; and Vivek Gambhir, MD, Godrej Consumer Products-come together to discuss entrepreneurship, work-life integration, startups, leadership, diversity and challenges millennial face with the leaders of future. The selected 37 were assessed by a jury comprising such stalwarts of the Indian Inc. Of these, the 19 were awarded the ET Young Leaders Awards on account of their business aptitude and acumen.

The ET Young Leaders awards recipients were recognised for their academic accomplishments, commitment to society, and potential to contribute to shaping the future of the country.

 This is a proud moment for the School. Over the years, management teaching has evolved here. Since 2001, several batches have passed out and have won recognition in leading business organizations.