New Delhi, 17 February 2019: Ms. Varnika Kukreja, GM - Corporate Communication at SLCM Group has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Women Super Achiever Award’ at the 6th World Women Leadership Congress & Awards (WWLCA) for demonstrating outstanding leadership, unparalleled contribution and professional achievements in the field of Corporate Communication. The award ceremony took place at Taj Land’s End, Mumbai on 17th February 2019 where stalwarts and women leaders from across the globe were present.

On winning the prestigious award, Varnika Kukreja said, “I am pleased, honored and humbled to accept this award and to join past recipients who I have long admired and respected. A very special thanks to the jury for selecting me and an enormous salute to all of this year’s nominees each of whom have made incredible contributions towards shaping the future of the region and nation. It feels amazing to be placed amongst the top ten talented professionals across the globe.”

She further added, “Warehousing industry is still largely male-dominated, but today many large warehousing management firms have women in senior roles. I am extremely proud that I am part of SLCM Group, which believes in nurturing and encouraging talented professionals regardless of their gender. Women in leadership roles bring an extra measure of multi-tasking, empathy, acumen, assertiveness and determination to succeed in a hyper-competitive business environment. I am sure this recognition will draw the attention of senior leaders of various institutions towards the role women play in organizational success.”

WWLCA commemorates achievements of outstanding women professionals across the globe who demonstrated consistent vision, flair, acumen and professionalism. The award recognizes and appreciates the profound role played by women as leaders, executioners, and decision makers, in shaping the future of the region and nation, and who embody the qualities of leadership in displaying active, creative, and integrative efforts in achieving the best possible results in the national and regional development plans. Other vital parameters in declaring the winners included leadership, ethics, business acumen, social impact, charisma, a visionary approach, and being a change-agent in society. The WWCLA program was chaired and directed by a distinguished jury of senior business leaders, researchers and academicians.

Currently, Varnika is leading the Corporate Communication Department at SLCM Group, a front runner in Agri-logistics space in India. She has pursued her Masters in Broadcast Journalism from The University of Sheffield, The United Kingdom with a specialization in International Communications. Before her stint with SLCM, she has spearheaded projects in organizations of repute like Prateek Group, Dreamwork Media & Entertainment, BBC World Service (London), ITV News (Leeds), CNN-IBN & Sahara Media in the areas of Corporate Communication, Branding, Marketing, Multimedia, Production, and Public Relations & Journalism respectively.

About SLCM Group:

Sohan Lal Commodity Management Pvt. Ltd. (SLCM) is an ISO 9001:2015, ISO 22000:2005, ISO 33000, ISO 14001:2015 & OHSAS 18001:2007 certified Agri-Logistics Group. The company is equipped with technology to offer storage and protection services for the entire range of agri-commodities. SLCM has been handling about 937 agriculture commodities including Rice, Wheat, Maize, Mustard, Pulses, Cotton, Barley, Bajra, Castor Seeds, Spices, etc. globally. As on 31st January 2019, SLCM manages a technology enabled network of more than 3183 warehouses and 19 cold storages pan India spread over 53.51 Mn. sq. ft. area and a throughput of more than 717.20 Million MT. The Group has also applied for patenting this scientific technology of storage under the aegis of "AGRI REACH". The efficacy of 'AGRI REACH' has been attested in a study conducted by industry body FICCI that found that storage losses could be reduced from 10 percent to a minimal 0.5 percent using AGRI REACH.