Eminent banker Deepak Parekh has been conferred on prestigious Cross of the Order of Merit by Germany for his contribution towards Indo-German relations. In a ceremony held in Mumbai on Monday May 26, Consul General of Germany, Michael Siebert, bestowed the 'Bundesverdienstkreuz', Germany's Cross of the Order of Merit, on Parekh. "Deepak Parekh, one of the most respected personalities in the Indian finance sector for his outstanding entrepreneurial success and his integrity, has played a pioneering role in fostering Indo-German economic co-operation," said Consul General Michael Siebert.
Through this order, Germany acknowledges the personal commitment and the outstanding contribution of the awardee to Indo-German relations over many years.
Parekh has always been a most reliable point of contact for German business, giving advice, counselling and encouraging wherever required.
He has successfully served on the board of various leading German and Indo-German corporations that have highly benefited from Parekh's experiences and reputation.