Surya's Tiwari Honored by Atlanta Business Magazine
Cinde Ingram -- Casual Living, December 26, 2012
CALHOUN, GA. - The president of area rug and home accessories brand Surya, Satya Tiwari, has been named to Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2012 "40 Under 40" list, which comprises the city's top young professionals of the year.
More than 500 nominations were received for this year's award, and winners were selected by a committee of former 40 Under 40 alumni based on their leadership abilities, professional achievements, and community service work.
Tiwari and all other 40 Under 40 recipients were recognized at an awards dinner held November 8 at the Atlanta History Center.
"I am thrilled to be a recipient of this year's 40 Under 40 awards - and finding myself in the company of so many other successful young professionals here in the Atlanta area," said Tiwari.
Added Surya Tiwari, his father and founder of the company: "Satya has been instrumental in setting the vision for Surya's growth and I am proud to see his efforts being recognized."
Since 2004 when he joined the company, Tiwari is credited with growing the business 24-fold and made the brand a recognized leader in the rug and home accessories industry. He also has helped the company achieve double-digit growth in seven of the last eight years and today, and work with more than 60% of the top 200 furniture retailers in the U.S. Surya is also dedicated to community stewardship, having partnered with nonprofits East Meets West and the Akshaya Patra Foundation.
Satya Tiwari - Surya