The award was received by K.V. Rao, Resident Director, ASEAN, Tata Sons, on behalf of the Tata group from Y.B Dato' Seri Ong Ka Chuan, Second Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, in a ceremony held at Kuala Lumpur.
The award recipients were selected by the organising committee of the ASEAN-India Achievement and Excellence Award in consultation with the Indian High Commissions and Embassies in the region.
Accepting the award, Rao said, “The Tata group has a long history of engagement with South East Asia and operates in several sectors of the ASEAN economies - technology, trade, services manufacturing, automotive and financial services, etc. Tata companies’ contributions to the communities and sustainability helped them achieve overall business excellence. Tata companies in ASEAN are making steady progress in line with the region’s aspirations and interesting growth prospects.”