New Delhi: Mahindra & Mahindra Chairman and Managing Director Anand Mahindra has been conferred with Chevalier de la LÉgion d'Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) by the French authorities.
"François Richier, Ambassador of France to India, conferred the Chevalier de la LÉgion d'Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) on Anand G Mahindra, Chairman and Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra, on March 5," Mahindra & Mahindra said in a statement.
The highest French civilian distinction came in recognition of Mahindra's outstanding national and international achievements and initiatives at the helm of the Mahindra Group, it added.
Mahindra is recognised as one of the most prominent business leaders in India, who has turned Mahindra & Mahindra into a global company of outstanding repute.
Under his leadership, fruitful partnerships have been developed, among many others, between French and Indian industries, the statement said.