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Lifetime Achievement Business Award for Professor Lord Bhattacharyya

lord bWMG Chairman and founder, Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, has been recognised in the Coventry Telegraph Business Awards with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

The award was presented at the Coventry Telegraph Business Awards ceremony on Friday (19 June) at the Ricoh Arena.

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognises Professor Lord Bhattacharyya’s contribution to the key role he has played in enhancing the region’s long-standing reputation for research and innovation in the automotive sector. The establishment of WMG at the University of Warwick and now the National Automotive Innovation Centre keeps the region at the forefront of the development of new technologies, all in collaboration with the motor industry. He also played a major role in securing thousands of jobs by helping to broker Tata Motor’s purchase of Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford. Now Jaguar Land Rover is stronger than ever, providing thousands of jobs for people in Coventry and Warwickshire and investing billions in research and development.

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya said “I am delighted to have received this Lifetime Achievement award from the Coventry Telegraph. Coventry has been the home of WMG at the University of Warwick since I founded it in 1980 and in the past 34 years we have worked with the City of Coventry as well as many local companies on innovative research and education.”

In their 21st year the Coventry Telegraph Business Awards are a celebration of the companies in the region who have achieved success for themselves, their staff and their customers. For more information visit www.ctbusinessawards.co.uk

For further information please contact:

 

Lisa Barwick, Head of Marketing and Communications, WMG, University of Warwick Tel: 024 76 524721 or 07824 540845 L.Barwick@warwick.ac.uk

Peter Dunn, Director of Press and Policy,
University of Warwick
Tel UK: 024 76523708 office 07767 655860 mobile
Tel Overseas: +44 (0)24 76523708 office +44 (0)7767 655860 mobile/cell
Email: p.j.dunn@warwick.ac.uk

 

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Peter Dunn, Director of Press and Policy

University of Warwick

Tel UK 024 76523708 office

07767 655860 mobile

Tel Overseas:

+44 (0)24 76523708 office

+44 (0)7767 655860 mobile/cell

Email p.j.dunn@warwick.ac.uk

Twitter @peterjdunn

Further Information

Lisa Barwick, Head of Marketing and Communications, WMG, University of Warwick Tel: 024 76 524721 or 07824 540845 L.Barwick@warwick.ac.uk

Peter Dunn, Director of Press and Policy, University of Warwick Tel UK: 024 76523708 office 07767 655860 mobile Tel Overseas: +44 (0)24 76523708 office +44 (0)7767 655860 mobile/cell Email: p.j.dunn@warwick.ac.uk