Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that Mr. Kishore Lulla will be honored with the Global Citizenship Award by the American Jewish Committee (“AJC”), the leading global Jewish advocacy organization.
“I am deeply honored to be receiving such a prestigious award from the American Jewish Committee,” said Kishore Lulla, Eros’ Executive Chairman. “As a leading global advocacy organization, AJC strives to foster understanding and advance the rights and dignity for all and I am humbled to be recognized by such an outstanding organization and have the opportunity to further advance their efforts across the globe.”
The Global Citizenship Award recognizes corporate leaders who have excelled in their business endeavors and utilized their leadership to support the developing world. For more than a century, the American Jewish Committee has been working to enhance the well-being of Jewish people and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States, Israel and around the world. The organization also acts in the wake of natural disasters and provides humanitarian assistance to those in need.
Over the years, AJC has paid tribute to leaders who share its values and vision. Past AJC honorees include Rupert Murdoch, Michael Bloomberg, Ted Turner, John Paulson, Former president Jimmy Carter, Clint Eastwood, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Steven Spielberg to name a few.
The Award will be presented to Mr. Lulla at a reception and presentation on Monday, October 27, 2014 at the St. Regis Hotel in New York.