Business Personality of the Year Award (supported by Bristol Laboratories): Sri Prakash Lohia, founder of Indorama.
Sri Prakash Lohia's company, Indorama, is a global concern with annual revenues exceeding $10 billion.
The group is the world's largest producer of PET resin used in plastic bottles as well as the largest producer of synthetic disposable gloves.
With manufacturing operations across Asia, Europe, Africa and North America, the business is run by Lohia and his son Amit.
Outside of Indorama, Lohia has a strong passion for books and is currently working to digitise his huge collection of rare books in order to make them available for free to everyone.