Hindustan Unilever Limited received the ‘Company of the Year Award’ for 2015 by the Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence. The winners were chosen by an eminent jury consisting of distinguished industry leaders such as Aditya Puri, Kumar Mangalam Birla and Sunil Mittal.
The awards ceremony was held on January 9, 2016 at an event in Mumbai. Receiving the awards, Mr. Sanjiv Mehta said, “I dedicate this award to the billion plus Indian consumers who have reposed their trust and faith in Hindustan Unilever."
HUL was selected for its consistent track record of exceeding the market growth that too in a challenging business environment. HUL was declared the winner from a strong shortlist of contenders particularly because of its proven ability to win with consumers and its strong corporate governance processes.
In its feature on HUL’s winning track record, Economic Times acknowledged the Company’s pioneering go-to-market initiative ‘Winning in Many Indias’ as well as other novel marketing initiatives.