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Tuesday, February 20 • 4:05pm - 4:35pm
Building a strong culture: An imperative for the future!

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Ajay Piramal

Chairman, Piramal & Shriram Group
AJAY PIRAMAL; Chairman; Born on August 3, 1955, Mr. Ajay Piramal is one of India’s leading industrialists, philanthropists and social entrepreneurs. He is the Chairman of Piramal Group, with activities in healthcare, financial services, real estate, information services, glass packaging, etc. Apart from India, the Group has set-ups in the US, the UK, the European Union, Japan, Pacific and South Asia, with its products being sold in more than 100 countries. He is also the Chairman of Shriram Capital Ltd., the holding company for financial services and insurance entities of Shriram Group. The Shriram Group employs over 67,500 personnel and serves over 21.3 million customers.The Group is involved in various Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in the space of primary education, potable water supply, leadership development, empowerment of women in rural India, rural healthcare, provision of mid-day meals to school children, etc. The Piramal Foundation received the most prestigious ‘Corporate Trailblazer Award’ launched by the India Today Group (Safaigiri Awards 2015 as a part of the national campaign called Clean India Mission). The Award was presented by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi. This Award was given in recognition of the excellent work being done by Piramal Sarvajal in the social entrepreneurship space.Directorships: Apart from Group Companies, he serves on the Harvard Business School’s Board of Dean’s Advisors. He is a Non-Executive Director of Tata Sons Ltd. He is the President and Chairman of Governing Body of Anant National University. He is also the Chairman of Pratham Education Foundation. He is a member of the Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee (AIPAC) constituted by SEBI, as well as the National Council of Confederation of the Indian Industry. Till recently, he was the Chairman of the Board of Governors of IIT, Indore.Mr. Piramal is the Co-Chair of UK-India CEO Forum. He was a member of the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Council for Trade and Industry and the Board of Trade, constituted by the Ministry of Commerce. In addition, he was a member of the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Task Force on Pharmaceuticals and Knowledge-Based Industries, and served on the Central Board of State Bank of India for 10 years.Awards: Mr. Piramal is the recipient of several national and international awards such as ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award of UK Trade and Investment Council (2006);Ernst... Read More →


Tuesday February 20, 2018 4:05pm - 4:35pm
Hall-3

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