Mauritius, Apr 27 (ANI/Business Wire India): Earthstone Group has a pleasure to report that Pankaj Shah, its Chairman and CEO, is honored with this year's 'Exceptional Entrepreneurial chievers Excellence' Award by the NRI Institute for his outstanding business achievements.
The President of Republic of Mauritius H.H. RT. Hon. Sir Anerood Jugnauth presented the prestigious award at a gala ceremony held at Hotel Le Meridian, Mauritius, on April 17.
The award recognizes people of Indian origin for outstanding achievements in their chosen fields and for public service contributions toward the economic development of India and their country of residence. Over 250 business leaders of Indian origin from all over the world attended the ceremony.
Pankaj Shah is a Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Earthstone Group, a diversified multinational company with established presence in Mines and Minerals and developing interests in Energy, Roads, Airports, Ports, Rail Networks and other associated Infrastructure. In only one year since its inception, the Group has various on-going projects for Iron Ore, Coal, Uranium and Lead in Asia and Africa.
Pankaj Shah is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and financial strategist. He strongly advocates the role of small and medium enterprises in the growth of the global economy, is recognized for multicultural understanding that helps him successfully work with the government and financial officials of countries involved, resulting in effective business returns. "Knowledge is Power" is the axiom that has led him to channelize his energies towards the creation of many, and the development of professionals.
A native of Ahmedabad, Shah started working at the early age of 16. Over the last 20 years, he has worked tirelessly to create sustainable value. He is a professional with over 10 years of financial experience, combined with experience in the mining development industry. He has received high accolades for running (2005-2007) a successful investment banking business based in India, but operating on international scale. (ANI)