Dr N.G. Kannan, Director-Marketing, Indian Oil Corporation, and Managing Director, IBP, got the ‘Excellence in Marketing Communications’ Award for 2004 at the 44th Awards ceremony of the Association of Business Communicators of India (ABCI).
The award for Dr Kannan was in recognition of his initiatives in utilizing employees as customer ambassadors, in-depth interaction with the media in distant parts of the country and leading the successful charge of IndianOil's marketing efforts in the aftermath of the dismantling of the regulatory pricing mechanism in the oil industry.
Among other business communicators who were awarded H.N. Sinor, CEO, Indian Banks Association, C.R.L. Narasimhan, Business Editor of The Hindu, and Ramesh Narayan, MD, Canco Advertising.