Awards

Yusuffali is not just another entrepreneur, the reason why he has been conferred with a number of prestigious awards, globally. Here is a list of some of the most coveted distinctions he has bagged for being the goodwill ambassador of business and social service alike :

Retail Company of the Year (2009) U.A.E

At the Arabian Business Achievement Awards 2009, under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohd. Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, honored him and awarded LuLu Hypermarket, the retail chain of LuLu Group, with the ‘Retail Company of the Year Award’.

Asian Business Leader of the Year Award (2007) – by U.A.E Minister for Energy H.E. Mohammed Bin Dha’en Al Hameli

Asian Business Awards which have been held annually in London for 12 years was held in the Middle East for the first time. The award was decided by votes polled through the Middle East and evaluated by the world renowned auditors Price Waterhouse Coopers.

IBPC Business Excellence Award 2016

Ashraf Ali M.A., Executive Director of LuLu Group, receiving the ‘Business Excellence Award 2016’ on behalf of Yusuff Ali M.A., Chairman of LuLu Group, for his outstanding contribution in the field of business, from Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mabarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Culture, Youth and Social Development, during a gala event organized by the Indian Business & Professionals Council (IBPC), the only representative organisation of Indian Business & Professionals in Dubai.

SIB Excellence Award (2009) – by the then Comptroller & Auditor General of India Shri. Vinod Rai

South Indian Bank on the occasion of its 80th anniversary celebrations honored him with this award in recognition of his outstanding contributions.

P.V. Sami Memorial Award (2006) – by the then Union Minister of State for Finance Shri. M.P. Veerendra Kumar

In recognition for his longtime contributions in industrial, social, educational and cultural fields.

Rajiv Gandhi Award (2006) – by the then Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Shri. Murali Deora

In recognition for his contribution as an NRI businessman in furthering India’s bilateral ties with the Middle East and for generating highest employment opportunities for Indians abroad.

Honored with the title of ‘The Commander’ (2006)

He was bestowed with the award by Shri. Vellappally Natesan, General Secretary, Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam (SNDP), in recognition of the services rendered to the Indian Community in the U.A.E.

Bestowed with the title of ‘The Order of St.George’ (2005)

He was presented with the award by H.H. Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Didymos I, Catholicose of the East and Malankara Metropolitan, Supreme Head of Malankara Orthodox Church, in recognition of the contributions to religious harmony, social development and peace efforts.

Conferred with the title of ‘Commander’ (2004)

He was honored with the award by His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, the Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church. This was the first time that a person from a different community has been conferred with this title for his efforts in promoting communal harmony and humanitarian activities by the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church.