Anil ManibhaiNaik is the Group Executive Chairman of Larsen & Toubro Ltd. With his leadership skills he has overcome many challenges for which L&T has become stronger. A.M.Naik is best known for one of the influential entrepreneurs in India. Now L&T is a global leader and is recognized by sheer hard work. As a head of the company Anil has recorded a robust performance. He led the company’s growth in unstable times. He is the Honorary Consul General for Denmark. He is a member for the Confederation of Indian Industry, Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and the Board of Trade, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India.
A.M.Naik-Chairman of Larsen & Toubro Ltd
Glance at his life and contributions
Anil was born on 3rd June 1942 in Endhal, Gujrat. His father was a teacher and a Follower of Gandhi. He completed his schooling from Navsari. He completed his graduation from Birla ViswakarmaMahavidyalaya Engineering College in Anand. In the year 1965, he joined the L&T as a junior engineer and became the youngest manager. Later he was made General Manager. He became the Vice-President and the member of the Director Board. He aimed the company to become a global player. For this he restructured the company into several operating divisions. He mainly focused on shareholder’s value. 6 years later he became the President of L&T. And then as an Chief Executive Officer and the Managing Director.


In the year 2003, he became the Chairman and Managing Director of the company. He developed the area of manufacturing engineering equipment by which the company led towards the manufacturing growth. The company manufactured critical equipment for the defense sector and process industries. Now the company is a major supplier in missiles and weapon systems. The company is associated with national bodies for defense research & development and space research.The organization achieved the major success in the indigenization of technologyand nuclear sectors. The company’s turnover was drastically increased during Anil’s leadership. The IT sector in the company was developed to make huge profits.
He took over as a Chief executive officer of L&T and brought up 90 days action plan. According to him, the best of leading an organization was the young engineers. Hence, he found a way of rewarding them. The company has almost risen several times in the 8 years span. He has dedicated his life for the company.
A.M.Naik-Chairman of L&T Ltd
Anil involved in several social activities and developed educational institution in Navsari in Gujarat. It was initially started by his father. He associated several educational and charitable institutions for the rural India. He served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Indian Business Trust for HIV/AIDS.
Personal Life
Anil married GeetaNaik and the couple have 2 children. His daughter is a pediatrition and his son works at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.


Awards
As an L&T head, Anil won many awards for his dedication towards work.
Anil received Special Award for Business Leader of the Year by NDTV Profit.
In 2008, he received the Business Leader of the Year at Economic Times Awards.
In 2009, he received the Gujarat Garima Award and Padma Bhushshan for his contribution for the organization.
In 2010, he was presented the Asia Business Leader Award and Outstanding Business Leader by CNBC Asia.
In 2011, he was conferred by Doctor of Letters by the Sardar Patel University.
In 2013, he received the honorary doctorate from Gujarat Technological University.
He received the Lakshya Business Visionary Award Lakshya Business Visionary Award.

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