Person of the Year 2018-19

5th Edition of Person of the Year 2018-19 is our attempt to recognize the remarkable contribution of distinguished luminaries all over the world. We annually select some best achievers out of a lot of illustrious global performers. Their feats serve as a path to be followed by youth and admirers in India and outside! To be held at Asian Business & Social Forum Dubai 2019 & 5th Edition – World’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2018-19 Asia & GCC” on 1st May 2019 at J W Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai.

After months of intense research conducted by our research team with active help from our editorial team, names of few of the leaders have been chosen and nominated for this prestigious award.

India as a continent has been made stronger and proud year-by-year at the global level by those who have been working relentlessly behind the scenes, and they must be acknowledged for their invaluable contribution. Their love for their country & continent, and selfless achievements must also be recognized.

Person of the Year 2018-19 (Trademarked)

AsiaOne has been consistently recognizing and commemorating through its Intellectual Property Right (IPR) – AsiaOne Person of the Year 2018-19 (POY), the indispensable contribution of exemplary Individuals across Asia & GCC. To match the global standards of these POYs, only the best of the best globally are chosen.

This is in addition to our many Intellectual Property Rights across ten countries!

Recent Awards & Business Summit by AsiaOne Magazine: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Singapore:

“World’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2017-18 Asia GCC Awards” JW Marriott Marquis Hotel 9th May’18 Dubai; Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzszlmrA_qk

“World’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2017 Asia GCC” The Meydan Hotel, 21st May’17 Dubai Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSRGIj8xTaQ&feature=youtu.be

“World’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2016 India UAE Africa” Ritz Carlton Hotel 29th May’16 Abu Dhabi Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBAY8omLMAY

“World’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2015 Asia GCC” Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, 12th Dec’15 Dubai Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5St1q2JiOw

“Asia’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2016” Marina Bay Sands Hotel 24th Jan’17 Singapore Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWF7H6eA-g4

“Asia’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2017” Marina Bay Sands Hotel 29th Jan’18 Singapore Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzT-NajsoHs

“Asia’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2018” Marina Bay Sands Hotel 21st Jan’19 Singapore Video: https://youtu.be/Ei4cQkcDevk

India’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2017-18 ” Taj Lands End Hotel 10th Sep’18 Mumbai Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z67FPyXOy8E&feature=youtu.be

“India’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2017-” Taj Lands End Hotel 9th Oct’17 Mumbai Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhQt6LrOlu4

“India’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2016-” Taj Lands End Hotel 3rdSept’16 Mumbai Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuWr2AhhcW0

Only par excellence global leaders from across Asia & GCC Region are worthy of being selected as AsiaOne Person of the Year 2018-19.

The various categories for AsiaOne Person of the Year 2018-19 are as follows:

Political Leadership; Business Leadership; Community Leadership; Technology Leadership; Sports/Cinema Leadership; Global Leadership; Education Leadership;

Healthcare Leadership; Start-ups Leadership; Editor’s Choice Of these, Education, Healthcare and Start-ups would be flexible categories, which may be changed every year.

Few Previous Year Winners: Madam Grace Pinto; Ryan International, Ashok Aggarwal; HPM Chemicals and Fertilizers, Dr. Tejinder Singh; Qtickets & BPO Plus Qatar, Manoj Shroff; Niti Group of Companies, Dr. Vandana Gandhi; British Orchard Nursery, Dr. K. D. Singh; Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament, etc.

How POYs are Nominated?

Leaders who have made the most impact in a year, and consequently have made the world a better place in the aftermath, are nominated as Person of the Year. They may also have made a similar impact within a region of their activities in their specific category.

Thus, AsiaOne Person of the Year is nominated annually and might be a newsmaker or generally highly admirable because of their highly innovative ideas, excellent business, political, or administrative acumen, or extraordinary contributions to the society – leaving an indelible mark in the process.

The list of nominated AsiaOne Person of the Year is painstakingly created after months of intense research conducted by our research team with active help from our editorial team.

The Final Selection

The final selections are made on the basis of the following:

a) We have introduced an online poll for reader’s/people’s choice, and a certain weight-age is given to their scores.

b) We send the “List of Nominated AsiaOne Person of the Year 2018-19” to our top ten “Asia’s Greatest Leaders Asia & GCC 2018 – Third Edition – ” held on 21st January 2019, Marina Bay Sands Expo and Conventions Center, Singapore and top ten “India’s Greatest Leaders 2017-18 – Process Reviewers PricewaterhouseCoopers PL held on 10th Sep 2018 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai for their advice on the selection. The advice of these eminent personalities is peremptory.

c) After taking into account the scores of readers, and advice of top ten Asia’s Greatest Leaders and top ten India’s Greatest Leaders, the final selection is made by the Chief Editor of AsiaOne.

d) Primary Data Evaluations from the filled Leader form.