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London Business School (LBS) felicitates Rana Kapoor for “Exemplary Contribution to Entrepreneurship & Innovation”

London, June 1, 2016: The London Business School (LBS) felicitated Mr. Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK for his “Exemplary Contribution to Entrepreneurship & Innovation” at The India Business Forum 2016 which is the annual flagship conference of the London Business School India Club. London Business School is one of the most prestigious Business Schools and has been consistently ranked as the top Business School in the World.

The award was conferred by Professor John Mullins, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, LBS. This honor is an acknowledgement of Mr. Rana Kapoor’s exemplary contributions in promoting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in India. The citation mentioned Mr. Kapoor's inspirational journey as a model entrepreneur and his stellar role in the development of a vibrant entrepreneurial culture, to felicitate him for “Exemplary Contribution to Entrepreneurship & Innovation”.

The award given by LBS also recognized that Mr. Rana Kapoor, in many ways, was a pioneer in employing 'Knowledge' as a key differentiator in the financial services sector. He started YES BANK through a differentiated knowledge driven approach with a special focus on the sunrise sectors of India, such as Food & Agribusiness (F&A), Healthcare, Education, Infrastructure, Hospitality, Media & Entertainment and Renewable Energy.

The theme for IBF 2016, “Disruption in India” focussed on the different ways emerging startups and established companies both forge new pathways, and react to the resultant scenario. Indian startups have emerged at the cusp of a new consumer landscape, shocking the market and forcing larger companies to rapidly change their marketing and distribution strategies, amongst others. IBF brought together a host of different voices drawing from both large business and startups across varied industries, to provide a holistic view of the changing landscape of Indian business, and its promising future.


YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank with a pan India presence across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories of India, headquartered in the Lower Parel Innovation District (LPID) of Mumbai, is the outcome of the professional & entrepreneurial commitment of its Founder Rana Kapoor and its Top Management team, to establish a high quality, customer centric, service driven, private Indian Bank catering to the future businesses of India.

YES BANK has adopted international best practices, the highest standards of service quality and operational excellence, and offers comprehensive banking and financial solutions to all its valued customers.

YES BANK has a knowledge driven approach to banking, and offers a superior customer experience for its retail, corporate and emerging corporate banking clients. YES BANK is steadily evolving as the Professionals’ Bank of India with the long term mission of “BUILDING INDIA’s FINEST QUALITY LARGE BANK”.

For further information, please contact:

Jitesh Patel
Ph.: +91 22 3347 9753, +91 9820813570

Delna Irani
Ph.: +91 9820660467

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