Born on August 3rd 1955, Mr Ajay Piramal is one of India’s leading industrialists, philanthropists and social entrepreneurs. He is the Chairman of a business conglomerate, Piramal Group & Shriram Group (market cap: USD 7.5 billion; Revenue USD 3 billion), with activities in healthcare, financial services, real estate, information services, glass packaging etc. Apart from India, the Group has set-ups in the US, UK, European Union, Japan, Pacific and South Asia, with has been conferred with an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Philosophy Education: B. Sc (Hons) from Bombay University; Master in Management Studies from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management
Awards: Recipient of several national and international awards such as “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award of UK Trade & Investment Council (2006); Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year in the Healthcare & Life Sciences category (2004); “Business Leader of the Award” instituted by the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce; “Forbes Philanthropy Awards” in the Outstanding Philanthropist category in 2013 and 2014. SEN Sustainability Award – Philanthropy and Best of Best - instituted by World Presidents’ Organisation (2015). Corporate Citizen of the Year award by AIMA Managing India Awards (2016). He has been attending the annual meetings of World Economic Forum for twenty years.
Education: B. Sc (Hons) from Bombay University; Master in Management Studies from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies; Advanced Management Programme, Harvard. Mr. Piramal, has been conferred with an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Philosophy (D. Phil) by the Amity University, India.
Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises
Director, Piramal Glass
Chairman, Piramal Glass Ceylon Plc.
Managing Director, Piramal Finance Ltd.
Managing Director, Piramal Housing Finance Ltd
CEO, Pharma Solutions, Piramal Enterprises Ltd
President & Chief Operating Officer - Consumer Products, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
IT Head, Piramal Group
CEO, Critical Care, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Managing Director, Imaging
Group Director – Strategic Business
CEO, Decision Resources Group
Managing Director, Piramal Bain Resurgence Fund
Executive Director, Piramal Group
Executive Director, Piramal Housing Finance Ltd
CEO, Piramal Foundation