Sanjib Sahoo, Chief Digital Officer of Ingram Micro, received the prestigious Bharat Samman Award at the 34th annual NRI Pravasi Divas last week for his exemplary, innovative, and inclusive work as a Global Technology and Business Leader. The award was presented to Sahoo by Alastair Campbell, 4th Baron Colgrain, in the presence of other celebrated leaders at the House of Lords in London, United Kingdom. Sir Jeffrey Archer was also present along with Manu Jagmohan Singh, CEO of NRI Institute.
The Bharat Samman Award is bestowed upon a group of select People of Indian Origin (PIOs), living in India or abroad, for their outstanding achievements in their respective fields and their contribution to the socio-economic development of India as well as their country of residence. Presented annually by the NRI Institute, a non-profit NGO and registered body of PIOs connecting the Indian Diaspora since 1989, the award honors exceptional individuals and organizations for their global achievements, and it encourages overseas Indians to be a part of the socio-economic development of India. Recipients of The Bharat Samman Award also demonstrate an understanding of community needs through exemplary selfless voluntary service. The 2023 recipients of the Bharat Samman include Sanjib Sahoo (Ingram Micro), Dr. Raghavpat Singhania (MD JK Cement), Ashok Todi (Chairman Lux Industries), and Biswanath Patnaik (Chairman Finnest).
Sahoo is an award-winning Global Technology and Business Executive, Digital Visionary, and the EVP and Chief Digital Officer of Ingram Micro, a worldwide leader in technology distribution and the brand behind today’s established and emerging technology brands.
Reflecting on the award and achievement of all the nominees Sahoo said: “I’m incredibly honored and humbled. The recipients, the ceremony, the appreciation, the entire experience has been amazing. Thank you.”
Sahoo joined Ingram Micro in 2021. As CDO, he is leading the global digitization of Ingram Micro to a platform company. He is credited with the ideation and continued innovation of the company’s digital twin Ingram Micro Xvantage.