India is all set to vote the most prestigious & title track of the conclave “India's Most Valuable Brand of The Year 2012” where four respected names figure in the list for the coveted award. “It indeed took a quite a lot of time while selecting the four names from the best of the best where they have associated with the growth story of India’s rising presence in the European markets”, said Satya Brahma, chairman of the 3rd Annual India Leadership Conclave, who also chaired the past two conclaves held respectively in Delhi & Mumbai in a news release.The difficult job of selecting the best of the best in india’s most respected brands multiplied at the juries desk when it came to the nominees increased performances & presence in mass market & their recent inroads to foray major initiatives, said Satya.
In the run up to the Award are four major brands that corporate India has seen over the years are Percept, Microsoft, Nokia & Revital. While Percept has given india some of its best products & has reached to millions of minds, it has carved out a niche for itself as a biggest media, entertainment & communication firm. Founded in 1984, Percept Limited, an entertainment, media and communications company, is at an enviable leadership position today, with a team of over 1,000 people and 62 offices in India and the Middle East and a capitalized billings of about INR 26 billion (FY’11). It has three important verticals, Percept Entertainment Group, Percept Media Group & Percept Communications Group each group. While it is a brand within a brand, it has enviable portfolios whichinclude Forbes India - the most enviable business magazine; BSNL: India’s leading telecom player, Elbit Plaza Centers - a mall specialist from Europe; Bridgestone Tyres - world’s largest tyre manufacturing brand; T10 Gully Cricket - a unique concept that promotes grass-root cricketing talent; Sunil Mantri Realty Ltd. - a promising name in the real estate category; Panasonic : the leading consumer brand, Venetian Macau (Macau) & Marina Bay Sands (Singapore) - destinations being promoted by Sands Group; Big FM - the country’s largest radio network; Bull Dog Entertainment - a prominent licensor of unique international reality programs like Beauty & Geek and Contender in India; and the Bank of Maharashtra PR empanelment, to name a few.
The Finland based Electronic Major, Nokia has made a strong inroads in the Indian market & its products has become a household names. Nokia india has posted a revenue of 2.92 billion euros in 2011 down to 1 % & its decision to quit mobile money business, two years after it launched the service in though surprsrised many, will not affect its brands belive the industry experts. It has an array of electronic portfolios including the best selling mobile phones in india.
The US based, Microsoft India leads in software, services and internet technologies including cloud computing. Making a base in india in 1990, and has since been working closely with the IT industry, the Indian government, academia and the local developer community to partner in India's growth. The company runs six business units in India - Microsoft Corporation India (Pvt) Ltd (the marketing division), Microsoft India Development Center, Microsoft Global Technical Support Centre, Microsoft IT, Microsoft Services Global Delivery and Microsoft Research India - together representing the complete Microsoft product lifecycle. Microsoft currently has offices in 9 Indian cities: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune; and employs about 5,800 people in the country.
Revital, the leading Indian vitamin supplement brand, has demonstrated extraordinary performance in the year 2011. The brand has witnessed phenomenal growth of 15% in 2011 with 6th largest IPM brand in 2011 with a turnover of Rs.1821mn. Revital is now India’s No.1 Vitamin-Mineral supplement brand and has been ranked as the 4th largest OTC brand in India as per Nicholas Hall 2010 report. Revital has also won the prestigious ‘Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand’ for the Health & Personal Care category for 2nd consecutive year now in 2011.. Revital has successfully introduced REVITAL WOMAN to cater to the special needs of women & Revital Senior for special needs of 50+ segments in 2011. Ranbaxy Global Consumer Healthcare was incepted in 2002 and within a span of 10 years, it has attained an annual turnover of more than Rs. 3500 million. With a 5yr CAGR 29% and current growth of 26%, RGCH is the fastest growing OTC Company. It is currently ranked 34th in Indian Pharmaceutical Market, climbing steadily over years. Within its participated market, RGCH currently ranks 1, surpassing competition. As per Nicholas Hall, RGCH is currently the 6h largest OTC company for this year. Revital is the largest selling Vitamins & Dietary Health Supplement in India. It is the 3rd largest pharmaceutical brand with a turnover of Rs. 182 million. It is also the 4th largest OTC brand. It recently own three prestigious awards at 4th Annual India Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit (www.pharmaleaders.co.in ) by Pharmaleaders & Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.
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