JAMSEDPUR: Mr HM Nerurkar, Managing Director, Tata Steel has been conferred with the CEO of the Year Award-2011 by Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM) today at a function held at the Beldih Club. The award was handed over to Mr Nerurkar by Mr Shivaji Sinha, Chairman of IIMM Jamshedpur branch, amidst the CEOs and senior executives of various companies and other eminent personalities of Jamshedpur.
IIMM honors the eminent personalities for their positive contribution towards the development of the nation every year. This year the institute honoured Mr Hemant M Nerurkar, Managing Director of Tata Steel, for his outstanding contribution towards the National Development through effective and efficient Supply Chain Management, as the leader of the private sector industry. Mr Azim Premji, Mr Naveen Jindal, Mr JJ Irani and Mr B Muthuraman, Mr Ashok Sinha, Mr Rajiv Bajaj etc are some of the earlier recipients of this prestigious awards.
While receiving the award, Mr Nerurkar said, “I consider myself to be honoured and priviledged to receive such a prestigious award. I would like to appreciate IIMM’s endeavors of keeping a subject like material management quite active and popular in Jamshedpur. However, I must mention that it wouldn’t have been possible for me to make this achievement without the thorough support of my colleagues who have always stood by me under every circumstance. I thank IIMM for considering me worthy of receiving this prestigious award.”
Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM) is the prime professional institution for professionals of Supply Chain Management in India since the last 40 years. It has a wide network of 45 branches and 19 chapters all over the country. IIMM is dedicated for the academic and professional development of people who wish to undertake higher responsibilities in Supply Chain Management.
The institute has multifarious activities apart from its main objective of educating people through various courses recognized by the Government of India, AICTE and has got tie ups with various universities viz. M P Bhoj (Open) University Bhopal, MP, Karnataka State (Open) University, Mysore, Punjab Technical University, Jallandhar, Veltec University, Chennai to provide Master degree in SCM. It has got its own Center for Research in Materials Management at Kolkata and Mumbai. International ties are there with Institute of Supply Management, USA and UNCTAD / ITC, Geneva for internationally recognized courses.