Ajay Piramal

Chairman & CEO

Ajay Piramal is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Piramal Group. Since taking over management of the Piramal Group in 1984, Mr. Piramal has grown the company from an Indian textile manufacturer into a diversified multinational group and the third largest Pharmaceutical company in India.

Over this period, the Piramal Group has delivered compound average growth in excess of 35% through organic investment and opportunistic acquisitions. A proven innovator, Mr. Piramal has been responsible for many firsts, including the development of India’s first shopping mall in 1989. Most recently Mr. Piramal personally engineered the sale of the Piramal Group’s largest division to Abbott India . Mr. Piramal holds B.Sc. (Hons.) and Masters in Management Studies from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies and an AMP from Harvard Business School.