India’s leading corporate heads have confirmed their participation in the amateur section of the 2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon. It is for the first time ever in the history of running in India that the top-level executives of reputed business houses will set the pace at the world’s most prestigious half marathon.
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon organisers Procam International has announce top corporate leaders as official pacers for the amateurs across 21km and 10Km at the 2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.
Distance running has become a lifestyle activity for many in the country and corporates heads are taking up on themselves to lead the way. With the ever-increasing number of running events, it is imperative to note that a lot of corporate leaders have been participating in marathons and are training seriously throughout the year. This time around, these CEOs, MDs, VPs are not competing at marathons and bettering their personal bests, but are in a pursuit of helping others complete their long-distance running goals, a true mark of a leader, says a Procam International Press release.
“It gives us immense motivation and encouragement to see leaders from the corporate world joining us in our running movement”, said Vivek Singh, Jt. MD, Procam International. “Running does not only help them to keep themselves fit, but is also a stress buster and a fun networking platform. And this year, like true leaders, they will lead the way for many to achieve their personal best by Pacing their respective buses. We are delighted to announce that all the pacers at this year’s edition are top-level executives, who are not just helping their firms run a business – but also helping amateur runners achieve their goal.”
This October, at the 2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, the capital will see corporate honchos become the professional pacers for the participants/runners. Heads of companies like GoDaddy, Bharti Airtel, Accenture, Network 18, HDFC Bank, Shell Lubricants and more have registered for the marathon as pacers.
Procam International has also issued a list of the leading corporate head, who will hit the road for the 2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.
|Name||Company – Designation|
|Vimal Bhatt||Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd / Research Manager|
|Chanpreet Singh||Network 18, Head of Analytics|
|Suneel Kumar||Cars24 working as General Manager Finance|
|Sushant Sachdeva||Money Sutra – Managing Director|
|Umesh Gupta||Director & Practice Lead – Analytics, Conduent Business Services India LLP|
|Karandeep Singh||Pepsico, VP IT|
|Rajeev Lath||Dewas Techno products Pvt Ltd, Director|
|Himanshu Chadha||Aryanveda Cosmeceuticals – MD|
|Pawan Kumar Singh||3M India Limited, Sr General Manager|
|Mukesh Tyagi||Adhya Design Pvt Ltd, HOD of Sal& Operation|
|Naveen Choudary||GAP INTERNATIONAL SOURCING PVT LTD, SOURCING MANAGER MERCHANDISING|
|Rahul Verma||Isar Technical, Director|
|Sunil Chainani||Advisor to Board of Fabindia|
|Aditya Mishra||GE – Renewables _ Onshore Wind – Asia CFO|
|Gaurav Pant||GMAC – DIRECTOR|
|Pankaj Chopra||Vice President, Bharti Airtel|
|Nikhil Arora||Managing Director & Vice President, GoDaddy|
|Sanjeev Kharbanda||Mother Diary, Head of Corporate Finance|
|Pawan Khurana||QuantM Limited, CEO|
|Bijender Vats||Director – Human Resources , MSD Pharmaceuticals|
|Pramod Deshpande||MFX Services. Senior Vice President|
|Vikram Deshpande||Bharti Airtel Ltd; Vice President|
|ManuRishi Puri||Accenture, Vice President|
|Neeraj Dhiman||HDFC, Vice President|
|Rajeev Janveja||Lemon Tree Hotel Company, Corporate Chef|
|Renu Anand||HDFC Bank, Vice President|
|Jitendra Advani||THE TIMES OF INDIA GROUP , ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER|
|Mansi Tripathy||Shell Lubricants , Managing Director India Sub Continent|
They will not only set the pace at the race but a few of them also trained running groups for the event. The leaders will also be joined by their colleagues and respective corporate teams who will be running for a social cause.