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Deloitte Private announces India’s Best Managed Companies for 2022

Best Managed Companies is a marquee recognition programme presented by Deloitte Private, exclusively focused on serving private companies.

Mumbai, 14 October 2022: In the second edition of India’s ‘Best Managed Companies’, Deloitte Private announced nine winners for 2022. The winning companies of India’s Best Managed Companies 2022 are Ajanta Pharma Limited, Coromandel International Limited, Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Limited, Dabur India Limited, Endurance Technologies Limited, KEC International Limited, Orient Cement Limited, Welspun India Limited, and Zoho Corporation Private Limited.

Among those awarded this year, Dabur India Limited and KEC International Limited have made it to the list for the second time in a row. The programme successfully culminated in the Awards on 14 October 2022 in Mumbai, with the announcement of this year’s winners.

Speaking at the event, Porus Doctor, Partner, Deloitte India said, “The Best Managed Companies programme helps elevate private businesses to create a brighter future for stakeholders. The companies that participate in the program go through a rigorous independent process where they are benchmarked against a common evaluation framework across four pillars of corporate excellence: strategy, capabilities and innovation, culture and commitment, governance and financials. We were delighted to see participants from last year participate this year again and made it to the list for the second consecutive year.”

“The purpose of the programme is to inspire, celebrate, and build a community of private businesses that are creating a better future. India’s Best Managed Companies 2022 winners have showcased business ethics, a tremendous sense of direction rooted in mission and vision, and have redrawn the strategy wherever required, to be in line with the changing landscape. Their ability to foresee changes and adapt to emerging trends with an increased focus on innovation and technology have made them shining examples of business excellence amongst the private businesses in India,” said K.R. Sekar, Partner, Deloitte India.

Candidates gain value from Deloitte coaching while participating in the Best Managed Applicant Lab, where they reflect on what it takes to be “Best Managed” based on leading practices from nearly three decades of programme insights and interactions. After rigorous evaluation process, the winners are announced who help set the bar for future years and inspire potential "Best Managed Companies" to strive for the achievement. The Best Managed Companies programme has brought value to over 1,200 private companies across more than 45 countries.

The winners were assessed by a panel of exemplary jury consisting of industry experts Chetna Sinha, Founder - Chairperson Mann Deshi Bank and Mann Deshi Foundation; Harish Bijoor, Brand and Business Strategy Expert and Founder, Harish Bijoor Consults Inc; Kiran Karnik, Chairperson - Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi and Former President, NASSCOM; and Krishnakumar Natarajan, Co-Founder -Mela Ventures and Earlier Co-Founder at Mindtree.

Notes to the editor (for reference purposes only)

About India’s Best Managed Companies
The Best Managed Companies is a marquee Deloitte programme that aims to celebrate and build a community of private businesses that are creating a better future. It is backed by a significant history of close to 30 years and a proven framework that has brought value to over 1,200 private companies across more than 45 countries. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies across the globe undergo a rigorous application process, but only the best are awarded with the prestigious title of a ‘Best Managed Company’.

Since 2021, the globally celebrated programme has been brought to India by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP (Deloitte India).

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities. DTTL (also referred to as “Deloitte Global”) does not provide services to clients. Please see for a more detailed description of DTTL and its member firms.

This press release has been issued by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP.

Winners’ list (in alphabetical order):

  • Ajanta Pharma Limited
  • Coromandel International Limited
  • Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Limited
  • Dabur India Limited
  • Endurance Technologies Limited
  • KEC International Limited
  • Orient Cement Limited
  • Welspun India Limited
  • Zoho Corporation Private Limited

Media contact:
Spriha Jayati
Deloitte India

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