Zars Media reveal the winners of the 2015 Women In Sales Awards - India
Mumbai, 12th March 2015 --- Zars Media has today named the Best Women In Sales for the Indian version of the global awards. The event recognised women in sales across India and saw leading organisations in India including Thomson Reuters, Nike, Capgemini, American Express, Marsh, Intel etc making nominations for the competition.
Afi Ofori, Managing Director of Zars Media, commented “If talent is not recognized, does that mean it does not exist? Of course it doesn’t, but in our fast-moving world the everyday brilliance of gifted saleswomen often goes unnoticed. Using the Women In Sales Awards as a platform, we hope to change this by identifying and celebrating the women driving businesses forward in India”
She went on to say, “I would like to thank all the companies that nominated participants. They are showing their support for the talented women in their sales teams. We hope more companies will nominate for the 2016 event.”
And the 2015 winners are……..
Ruchita Taneja Aggarwal Director, North & East India Sales Head, Citibank Best Woman Sales Director Winner
Charisma Mahajan Head – Account Management, Thomson Reuters Best Woman Sales Manager Winner
Bani Saluja Director Consumer Cards, American Express Best Woman In Financial Sales Winner
Sangeeta Roy National Business manager, MNC, Intel Technology India Best Woman In Technology Sales Winner
Nalini Venkat Assistant Vice President Sales, Marsh India Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd. Best Woman In Insurance Sales Winner
Benita Laishram Sales Associate, Abbott India Limited Best Woman In Pharmaceutical Sales Winner
Puneeta Vadehra Negi AVP & National Head Government, ABP News Best Woman In Advertising Sales Winner
Smiriti Raju Corporate Sales Manager, Abbott India Limited Best Woman Sales Newcomer Winner
The accolade for most distinguished sales woman was awarded to Ruchita Taneja Aggarwal, Director, North & East India Sales Head, Citibank.
“Pradeep Dwivedi, Chief Corporate Sales & Marketing Officer of Dainik Bhaskar Group, India’s largest circulated and most trusted language newspapers, said “Women In Sales Awards India is a truly thought leadership initiative in recognising what is increasingly becoming a formidable Sales talent pool leading up to senior management roles, and even entrepreneurial endeavours in India. The boost provided by such a recognition will go a long way in attracting a larger number of qualified women to consider Sales work-assignments as an excellent career opportunity”.
Priya Sachdev, CRO & Head Strategic Alliances at Business Salt, the event’s partner said “I loved being the partner of the 1st women in sales awards in India! It’s a great platform to interact with passionate sales women from the Indian industry and gain insight into the wealth of talent available. I honestly feel more women should be groomed for revenue generating roles, it is time we take charge. Best wishes to the winners and the fabulous nominees.”
Bacardi is the global drinks sponsor for the event. The event was supported by Sales Express, Business Salt and Sales Initiative which is based in London.
Winners were selected based on a competitive evaluation by a panel of independent judges. To view the website for the awards – including details of the judging panel – please see www.wisain.com
For press enquiries and companies interested in nominating in 2016, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)1252 612025