Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal
Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal is one of the founder promoters of the Hero Group, India’s premier automotive manufacturing group that has evolved from being the world’s largest bicycle-maker to the largest two-wheeler maker.
Mr. Munjal is actively involved as a business promoter, an institution builder, a social entrepreneur, an angel investor and as a thought leader.
He is the Chairman of Hero Enterprise, with interests in insurance distribution, steel-making, real estate and corporate training. He has made strategic investments in several areas ranging from e-commerce to hospitality. He also supports start-ups on digital learning, community transportation, healthcare, women empowerment and education.
He chairs the board that runs the Doon School and sits on the boards of the IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA), ISB, and SRCC. He has co-founded BML Munjal University (BMU) and is President of the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana. He has also served as president of the CII and AIMA; been a member of Prime Minister’s Council on Trade & Industry and was on government taskforces that prepared the ground for India’s banking and insurance reforms.
Mr. Munjal has set up the Serendipity Arts Foundation which aims to revive patronage in the arts; he is also President of the Ludhiana Sanskritik Samagam which supports performing arts across North India. He also received the GlobScot Award from the Scottish government in 2012 for being one of the largest employers in Scotland.
He is currently on the Board of the following public limited companies apart from some private companies:
- Shivam Autotech Limited – Chairman and Independent Director
- DCM Shriram Limited – Director
- Rockman Industries Limited
- Hero Steels Limited