Earlier organizations made individuals, today individuals make an organization – Rahul Bajaj
Mr Bajaj’s story is an epitome of relentless hard work and continuous evolution. The greatest attribute of Mr Bajaj is that he never let the times go ahead of him and kept his pace with the demands of the times. He not only survived the challenges of a fast paced world, but also overcame them with the greatest of convictions.
Rahul Bajaj is the Chairman of the Bajaj Group, which ranks among the top business houses in India. The Bajaj Group has diversified interests ranging from automobiles, home appliances, lighting, iron and steel, insurance, travel and finance. Rahul Bajaj is one of India’s most distinguished business leaders and internationally respected for his business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit.
Mr Bajaj has also displayed his leadership skills as the President of Confederation of Indian Industry, twice, once in the 1979-80 session and one more time in 1999-2000. He has also held the President’s seat of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers. He has also been a Chairman of the Development Council for Automobiles and Allied Industries. The list seems never ending as Mr Bajaj has also acted as President of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture.He has also served as the Chairman of Indian Airlines from 1986 to 1989. His Chairmanship duties also continued with the Board of Governors of IIT Bombay from 2003 to 2006.
Mr Rahul Bajaj is in fellowship with International Business Council of World Economic Forum, Global Advisory Board of Harvard Business School and International Advisory Council, Brookings Institution, Washington DC. Mr Bajaj is also an associate of Executive panel of Indian School of Business.Mr Rahul Bajaj has been conferred with Padma Bhushan in 2001. He has also been awarded with the prestigious Order of the Legion of Honour by the French Govt. Apart from that, he is also the recipient of Alumni Achievement Award by Harvard Business School whereas he has received Lifetime Achievement Awards by Economic Times, CNBC TV18 and Ernst & Young. He has also received Honorary Doctorates from 7 Universities, most notably IIT Roorkee
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