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Awards and Accolades

Uday Kotak conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award at Businessworld’s Magna Awards 2019

Uday Kotak recognised as the ‘Best CEO in Banking Sector’ at Business Today’s Best CEO Awards 2019

11th India CFO Awards

Jaimin Bhatt felicitated with the ‘CFO Award for Sustained Excellence Over A Decade’ for his contribution and commitment to the sustainability and growth of the Kotak Group at the 11th India CFO Awards by IMA India

13th ICAI Awards 2020

Shanti Ekambaram receives the ‘CA Business Leader – Large Corporates BFSI Award’ at the 13th ICAI Awards 2020

9th Annual CFO100 2019 Awards
FE Best Bank Awards

On behalf of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Virat Diwanji receives the award in the category ‘Best Savings Bank Product’ at FE Best Bank Awards

GC Powerlist India Teams 2019

On behalf of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bhargesh Ojha & Sanjay Bhatt receive the citation for being included in the ‘GC Powerlist India Teams 2019’ published by The Legal 500

BFSI Gamechanger Award

Deepak Sharma receives the ‘BFSI Gamechanger Award’ in recognition of his exemplary leadership in the BFSI sector at Elets BFSI Gamechanger Summit 2019

BankTech Awards 2020

On behalf of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Manish Shah receives the award for Keya (AI-powered Voicebot and Chatbot) in the category AI/Machine Learning at the BankTech Awards 2020

Asian Banker Transaction Banking Awards 2019

On behalf of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Shekhar Bhandari receives the award under categories – ‘Best Cash Management Bank in India’ & ‘Best Productivity, Efficiency and Automation Initiative, Application or Programme – Smart Collect’ at the Asian Banker Transaction Banking Awards 2019

India Banking Summit & Awards 2019

On behalf of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Sharatee Ghosh, Vishal Mudaliar & Infantia James receive the award in categories – ‘Best Product Innovator of the Year’ for WhatsApp Banking and ‘Best Customer Service Provider of the Year’ at the India Banking Summit & Awards 2019

DX Summit & Awards

On behalf of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Haresh Hiranandani receives the award for Kotak’s Project Velocity in the category ‘Best Practice in Digital Transformation 2019’ at the DX Summit & Awards

India FinTech Awards (IFTA) 2019

On behalf of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Manish Shah receives the ‘Most Innovative Bank of the Year’ award at the India FinTech Awards (IFTA) 2019

Business Today – Money Today Financial Services Awards 2020

Nilesh Shah and Team receive the Business Today
– Money Today Financial Service Awards 2019 on behalf of Kotak Mutual Fund for:-
Best Fund House – Overall
Best Fund House – Debt

Maddys 2019

Kotak 811 #IndiaInvited Campaign wins ‘Silver’ under the Integrated Campaign category at Maddys 2019

CIO100 Award

IDG India’s CIO brand recognises Kotak Mahindra Asset Mgt. Co. Ltd. as the recipient of 2019 ‘CIO100 Award’ and felicitates Ananth Subramanian

VCCircle Awards 2020

Snigdha Jain and Eshwar Karra receive the ‘Fund Raiser of the Year – Private Equity’ Award at VCCircle Awards 2020 on behalf of Kotak Investment Advisors Limited

Business Today – Money Today Financial Services Awards 2020

Deepak Agrawal wins ‘Best Fund Manager’ at the Business Today – Money Today Financial Services Awards 2020

Express Computer BFSI Digital Innovation Award 2019

Neelam Bhobe receives the award on behalf of Kotak Mahindra Bank at the Express Computer BFSI Digital Innovation Award 2019 for ‘Enterprise Mobility’

Atal Pension Yojna (APY) felicitation programme

Nishant Shelar is presented with 2 awards on behalf of Kotak Mahindra Bank in 2019 by Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority during Atal Pension Yojna (APY) felicitation programme for ‘Pledge to Persist (P2P)’ for achieving 93% persistency in APY

LACP Awards 2019

Kotak Mahindra Bank bags a Bronze at the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) 2019 Spotlight Awards for its ‘Annual Report 2018-19 titled - Courage of Conviction. Constancy of Change.’

  • Uday Kotak ranked #2 under the ‘Best CEOs’ at FinanceAsia Best Managed Companies Poll 2020 (India)
  • Fortune India names Shanti Ekambaram as one of India’s Most Powerful Business Women in 2019
  • Business Today names Shanti Ekambaram as one of the ‘Most Powerful Women in Business’ 2019
  • Laqshya Pitch CMO Awards 2020 honours Karthi Marshan with the ‘CMO Transformation Award’ for his demonstrated ability to lead company-wide brand transformation beyond the marketing department
  • Karthi Marshan recognised amongst the ‘Super 30 – CMO Honor Roll’ 2019 by IAMAI & iProspect
  • Shekhar Bhandari conferred with ‘Transaction Banker of the Year - Asia Pacific 2019’ at the Asian Banker Transaction Banking Awards
  • Sanjay Gupta conferred with the ‘BFSI Leadership Award’ at 4th Elets BFSI Leadership Summit 2020 in recognition of his exemplary leadership in the banking domain
  • KRC Murty conferred with ‘Excellence in Operations Award’ at IDC Insights Awards 2019
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank ranked #4 at the FinanceAsia Best Managed Companies Poll 2020 (India)
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank wins the ‘Best Corporate & Investment Bank’ at Asiamoney Best Bank Awards 2020 (India)
  • Keya bags an award at the 8th edition of Finnoviti Awards 2020
  • Kotak 811 #IndiaInvited Campaign wins ‘Gold’ at the DMAI International Echo Awards 2019
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank wins the ‘Best Bank’ (Domestic) Award at The Asset Country Awards 2019
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank recognised amongst the 30 key Asian financial institutions shaping Asia’s financial system Asiamoney 30
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank recognised as ‘Best Domestic Bank’ at the Asiamoney Best Bank Awards 2019 (India)
  • Infosys Finacle Client Innovation Awards 2019 recognises Kotak Mahindra Bank for:
    • API-led innovations for Open Banking
    • Process Innovation for CMS Payment Robotics Process Automation
    • Product Innovation for Dynamic Discounting Supply Chain
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank is the Runner-Up at the IAMAI 9th India Digital Awards for ‘Best Digital API – Open Banking’
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank wins multiple awards at The Asset Triple A Treasury, Trade, Supply Chain and Risk Management Awards 2019, namely:-

    Best Solution Awards:

    • Best Payments and Collections (Solution provider for Aditya Birla Finance)
    • Best Payments and Collections (Solution provider for Bajaj Finance Limited)
    • Best Payments and Collections (Solution provider for Mahanagar Gas Limited)
    • Best Supply Chain (Solution provider for Bajaj Electricals)
    • Best Payments and Collections (Solution provider for Akshaya Patra Foundation)

    Best House Awards:

    • Best in Treasury and Working Capital-LLCs
    • Best Service Provider-Cash Management
    • Best Service Provider- E-Solutions Partner
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank bags multiple awards at the DMA Asia Awards, namely:-
    • Client of the Year Award

    Gold Award for:

    • Kotak 811 #IndiaInvited in the ‘Best Integrated Campaign’ category
    • Kotak 811 #BenchOfUnity in the ‘Best Integrated Campaign (social media)’ category
    • Kotak 811 #IndiaInvited in the ‘Financial Services’ category

    Silver Award for:

    • Kotak 811 #IndiaInvited Augmented Reality on
    • ground in the ‘Best Use of Experiential’ category

    Bronze Award:

    • Kotak 811 #IndiaInvited Augmented Reality on Ground in the ‘Best Emerging Technologies’ category
    • Kotak 811 #IndiaInvited in the ‘Best Creative Storytelling’ category
  • Kotak 811 #IndiaInvited bags the Bronze award under the ‘Best Integrated Campaign’ category at ET Shark Awards
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank wins Gold for #BenchOfUnity campaign in the category ‘Use of Consumer Insights’ and Bronze for Kotak 811 #IndiaInvited campaign for ‘Best Use of Integrated Marketing Campaign’ at the Indian Marketing Awards 2019
  • Outdoor Advertising Awards 2019 recognises Kotak Bank for the ‘Ranveer Singh debit card campaign’ under the financial services category
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank wins at UiPath Automation Excellence Awards for ‘Finance and Accounting Processes’
  • Kotak Wealth Management Ranked #1 in Asian Private Banker’s 2018 and 2019 Indi Onshore AUM league table
  • Kotak Wealth Management wins ‘Best Private Bank in India’ at Private Wealth Management / The Banker Global Private Banking Awards
  • Kotak Wealth Management emerges Runner-Up for the ‘Best Family Office’ category at the 29th Private Banker International Global Wealth Awards 2019
  • Kotak Wealth Management is the Runner-Up at The Asset Triple A Private Banking, Wealth Management, Investment and ETF Awards 2019 for ‘Best Private Bank’
  • Global Finance 2020 Private Bank Awards recognises Kotak Wealth Management as ‘Best Private Bank for New Customer Segments’
  • G Murlidhar honoured with ‘Insurance CEO of the Year – Life Category’ by FICCI Insurance Industry Awards 2019
  • FinanceAsia awards Kotak Securities with ‘Best Broker’ at their 2019 Country Awards
  • Kotak Securities bags Gold at ACEF 2019 for Email marketing & successful use of technology; Silver at ACEF 2019 for Data driven marketing & successful use of technology
  • Pankaj Tibrewal wins ‘Best Engagement by an Institutional Investor’ at IR Magazine Awards India 2019
  • Thomson Reuters Lipper India 2019 Fund Awards recognises Kotak Mutual Fund for:-
    • Kotak Equity Arbitrage Fund - Regular Plan - Growth Option
      (5 Years)
    • Kotak Equity Arbitrage Fund - Regular Plan
  • #DriveLikeALady social media campaign bags ‘Silver’ at Indian Digital Media Awards 2019
  • The Economic Times – Brand Equity Shark Awards 2019 presents Kotak General Insurance with Silver for the ‘Best Consumer Insight Campaign’
  • DMA Asia Echo Awards 2019 accolades Kotak General Insurance’s #DriveLikeALady campaign with multiple awards, namely:-

    Silver Award for:

    • Financial services
    • Best customer engagement

    Bronze Award for:

    • Best use of social media
    • Best innovative product development
    • Customer services
  • Asiamoney Brokers Poll honours Kotak Institutional Equities:-
    Ranked first in India in 2019
    Best for overall research (India)
  • Kotak Mahindra Capital Company wins in the category ‘Best India Deal’ for ‘Embassy Office REITs US$690 million at the FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2019
  • Kotak Mahindra Capital Company wins ‘Best Securities House in India’ at Asiamoney’s 2019 Best Securities Houses in Asia Awards
  • Kotak Mahindra Capital Company bags multiple awards at The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2019 (India), namely:-
    Best Equity Advisor
    • Best M&A Advisor
    • Best IPO, India for Embassy Office Parks REIT US$688 million IPO
    • Best QIP, India, for Godrej Properties US$302 million QIP
    • Best rights issue, India, for Vodafone Idea’s US$3.6 billion rights issue