March 1, 2021

Tushar Sighat Awarded with the Prestigious APELA Award 2013

At the recently concluded Asia-Pacific Enterprise Leadership Awards (APELA) 2013 held in Marina Bay Sands – Singapore, Tushar Sighat, CEO–D-Link (India) Limited was recognized for demonstrating exemplary leadership skills & unparalleled vision for company’s growth. Mr. Sighat was awarded with an honorary mention under ‘Build to Last’ category at APELA 2013.


Elated on receiving this honor, Tushar Sighat, CEO – D-Link (India) Limited said, “This is indeed a proud moment for me & everyone at D-Link, as this is the outcome of a prodigious team effort. Being recognized on a global platform like this and to be evaluated by panelists that consist of distinguished global academicians is truly motivating. For the past year & a half we have worked rigorously towards enhancing D-Link’s business in India & SAARC region, and such accomplishments inspire one to continue with the good work”

Over 155 nominations from across the region was received, that was evaluated by the AP-EC International Judging Panel present at the Awards, made up by Dr. Martin Manning, Dr. Ian Wilkinson, Dr. Yoshio Okunishi, Dr. Sanjay Jain, Dr. Peter Kutnick, Professor Zhong Xin, Ms. To Kim Lien, and Mr. Kon Ying Tong. Spread across 9 categories, a total of 48 recipients were awarded from across 14 Asia-Pacific countries.

The Asia-Pacific Enterprise Leadership Awards (APELA) 2013 – International recognizes and honors the achievements of Enterprise Leaders who are “Doing Good” by bringing together some of Asia-Pacific’s best leadership examples in the areas of sustainable development, corporate responsibility, and CSR.

Tushar Sighat was awarded under ‘Build to last’ category for his entrepreneurial skills & leading the company towards astonishing success. Build to last awards are awarded to outstanding individuals who have demonstrated entrepreneurial attributes that serve as role models for emerging entrepreneurs, including the tenacity and perseverance to continue innovating. These individuals provide unparalleled vision and direction to their companies and demonstrate corporate values which have been established over the decades.