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C. K. Prahalad
  C.K. Prahalad

Ross School Professor is Named Global Indian of the Year

11/3/2004 --

India's "Wall Street Journal" bestows honor upon C.K. Prahalad.

ANN ARBOR, Mich.–Professor C.K. Prahalad was recently named Global Indian of the Year by the Economic Times (ET), India's equivalent to the Wall Street Journal.

ET honors the best and brightest people and institutions in India with its annual Awards for Corporate Excellence. They are given in eight categories, including the area in which Prahalad won.

Prahalad is the Harvey C. Fruehauf Professor of Business Administration and co-director of the Center for Global Leverage: India at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He is a world-renowned expert in corporate strategy and top management in multinational corporations, and has written many books and award-winning articles. His most recent work, "The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits," has received rave reviews from the Economist and Financial Times.

Nominees for the ET awards are judged by readers, an expert panel of jurors and leading CEOs in India. In addition to Global Indian of the Year, other award categories include: Business Leader of the Year, Businesswoman of the Year, Company of the Year, Emerging Company of the Year, Corporate Citizen of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award.

For more information, contact:
Bernie DeGroat Phone: (734) 936-1015 or 647-1847