Global Custodian, a leading international publication covering securities services, conferred Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD & CEO, National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) with ‘Lifetime Achievement Award – Leaders in Custody Awards for Asia Pacific’ held in Singapore on May 25th, 2023. This prestigious award recognizes Chauhan as a visionary business leader, with an outstanding contribution in the Indian securities market, who has been at the helm of both the Indian stock exchanges. He was a founding team member of NSE and is currently the MD & CEO of NSE.
This award ceremony for ‘Leaders in Custody Awards for Asia Pacific’, honor the achievements of securities services, infrastructure and technology providers across the Asia Pacific region, along with ‘Editors’ Choice awards’, ‘Innovation awards’ and coveted individual awards including ‘GC Legend’ and ‘Industry Person of the Year’. Lifetime achievement award is given to a single individual with a track record of huge contribution over a period of many decades.
Global Custodian is known for its editorial views of the global securities services industry spanning over the past three decades. Global Custodian publishes quality editorial and its series of annual surveys have become benchmarks for the industry.
Chauhan has been instrumental in establishing India’s first fully-automated screen-based trading system and first commercial satellite communications network. He also made an array of innovative frameworks, such as Nifty index and NSE certifications in financial markets.