L&T has, over the years, capitalised on its keen sense of the industry which drives its growth; it has dynamic understating that stems from a visionary leading the company – AM Naik. The Group Chairman has accomplished great strides in his life, no one of which hold a torch to his recent achievement of being awarded the Padma Vibhushan. The award takes into account his contribution to L&T as its rose through the ranks and assumed the leadership position across various sectors. Naik’s standing as an industry major was also recognised at the recently concluded Indian Construction Festival. Under his management, the company witnessed a phenomenal increase across all parameters of business performance. Naik has not only established a strong professional presence, but has also created milestones on a personal front. He has spearheaded numerous charitable trusts, while pledging 75 per cent of his wealth towards social causes of healthcare, skill development and education. A fine example of professionalism, entrepreneurship and philanthropy, Naik has set the stage for success – not only for L&T, but countless individuals.