Rahul Kumar Bajaj

Former Chief Executive Officer at Bajaj Auto Ltd.

Rahul Kumar Bajaj

Rahul Kumar Bajaj

Former Chief Executive Officer at Bajaj Auto Ltd.

Overview
Career Highlights

Confederation of Indian Industry
Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers
Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industry & Agriculture

RelSci Relationships

1616

Number of Boards

30

Birthday

06/10/1938

Age

81

Number of Awards

10

Estimated Net Worth

$3.5B

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Chief Executive Officer, MD & Executive Director at Bajaj Finserv Ltd.

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Managing Director & Executive Director at Bajaj Auto Ltd.

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Chairman & Managing Director at Mukand Ltd.

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Former Chairman, Western Region at Confederation of Indian Industry

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Citibank NA (India Branch)

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Associate Member at The Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering

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President at Shivanand Mission

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Former Lecturer & Consulting Professor at Stanford University

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Independent Director at Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd.

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Chairman & Managing Director at Bajaj Electricals Ltd.

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Rahul Kumar Bajaj
Former Chief Executive Officer at Bajaj Auto Ltd.
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Chief Executive Officer, MD & Executive Director at Bajaj Finserv Ltd.

Bajaj Finserv Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the generation of electric power. The company also involves in lending, insurance, and wealth advisory businesses. It operates through the following segments: Insurance, Windmill, Retail Financing, and Investments and Others. The company was founded by Rahul Kumar Bajaj on April 30, 2007 and is headquartered in Pune, India.

Child
Managing Director & Executive Director at Bajaj Auto Ltd.

The Bajaj Group is amongst the top 10 business houses in India. Its footprint stretches over a wide range of industries, spanning automobiles (two-wheelers and three-wheelers), home appliances, lighting, iron and steel, insurance, travel and finance. The group's flagship company, Bajaj Auto, is ranked as the world's fourth largest two- and three- wheeler manufacturer and the Bajaj brand is well-known across several countries in Latin America, Africa, Middle East, South and South East Asia. Founded in 1926, at the height of India's movement for independence from the British, the group has an illustrious history. The integrity, dedication, resourcefulness and determination to succeed which are characteristic of the group today, are often traced back to its birth during those days of relentless devotion to a common cause. Jamnalal Bajaj, founder of the group, was a close confidant and disciple of Mahatma Gandhi. In fact, Gandhiji had adopted him as his son. This close relationship and his deep involvement in the independence movement did not leave Jamnalal Bajaj with much time to spend on his newly launched business venture. His son, Kamalnayan Bajaj, then 27, took over the reigns of business in 1942. He too was close to Gandhiji and it was only after Independence in 1947, that he was able to give his full attention to the business. Kamalnayan Bajaj not only consolidated the group, but also diversified into various manufacturing activities. The present Chairman of the group, Rahul Bajaj, took charge of the business in 1965. Under his leadership, the turnover of the Bajaj Auto the flagship company has gone up from INR.72 million to INR. 120 billion, its product portfolio has expanded and the brand has found a global market. He is one of India’s most distinguished business leaders and internationally respected for his business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit

Child-In-Law

Kedaara Capital is an operationally oriented private equity firm pursuing control and minority investment opportunities in India. Their investment size between $25-75 million in each investment they can also invest larger amount $200 million and above in select situations.

Education
Bachelor's Degree
Class of 1958

University of Delhi is a premier Indian educational institution, with a status so high that president of India serves as the Visitor.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Degree in Law

The University of Mumbai (known earlier as University of Bombay) is one of the oldest and premier Universities in India. It was established in 1857 consequent upon "Wood's Education Dispatch", and it is one amongst the first three Universities in India.

Career History
Chairman-Emeritus
2007 - Current

Bajaj Finserv Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the generation of electric power. The company also involves in lending, insurance, and wealth advisory businesses. It operates through the following segments: Insurance, Windmill, Retail Financing, and Investments and Others. The company was founded by Rahul Kumar Bajaj on April 30, 2007 and is headquartered in Pune, India.

Chief Executive Officer
1965 - Current

The Bajaj Group is amongst the top 10 business houses in India. Its footprint stretches over a wide range of industries, spanning automobiles (two-wheelers and three-wheelers), home appliances, lighting, iron and steel, insurance, travel and finance. The group's flagship company, Bajaj Auto, is ranked as the world's fourth largest two- and three- wheeler manufacturer and the Bajaj brand is well-known across several countries in Latin America, Africa, Middle East, South and South East Asia. Founded in 1926, at the height of India's movement for independence from the British, the group has an illustrious history. The integrity, dedication, resourcefulness and determination to succeed which are characteristic of the group today, are often traced back to its birth during those days of relentless devotion to a common cause. Jamnalal Bajaj, founder of the group, was a close confidant and disciple of Mahatma Gandhi. In fact, Gandhiji had adopted him as his son. This close relationship and his deep involvement in the independence movement did not leave Jamnalal Bajaj with much time to spend on his newly launched business venture. His son, Kamalnayan Bajaj, then 27, took over the reigns of business in 1942. He too was close to Gandhiji and it was only after Independence in 1947, that he was able to give his full attention to the business. Kamalnayan Bajaj not only consolidated the group, but also diversified into various manufacturing activities. The present Chairman of the group, Rahul Bajaj, took charge of the business in 1965. Under his leadership, the turnover of the Bajaj Auto the flagship company has gone up from INR.72 million to INR. 120 billion, its product portfolio has expanded and the brand has found a global market. He is one of India’s most distinguished business leaders and internationally respected for his business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit

Chairman
Current

Bajaj Finance Ltd. is a non-banking financial company, which engages in the lending and allied activities. It offers consumer finance, SME finance, commercial lending, and investment. The company was founded on March 25, 1987 and is headquartered in Pune, India.

Boards & Committees
Chairman & Managing Director
Current

The Bajaj Group of Cos. operates as a holding company with interest in various industries including automobile, home appliances, lighting, iron and steel, insurance, travel and finance. The company was founded by Jamnalal Bajaj and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Director
Current

Bajaj Allianz is a customer-oriented manager which aligns their management with the Allianz group's approach. The firm has developed a wide range of insurance solutions that cater to every segment, age and income profile

Non-Executive Director
Prior - 2010

Mukand Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of alloy steel products, rods, structurals, rails, and stainless steel bars. It operates through the following segments: Steel, Industrial Machinery and Engineering Contracts, and Others. The Steel segment includes billets, blooms, rounds, wire rods, bars, rods and sections, bright bars and wires of special & alloy steel and stainless steel. The Industrial Machinery segment comprises of cranes, steel structural, material handling equipment, processing plant, and equipment. The Others segment involves road construction, property development and income from operations of non-banking financial Activities. The company was founded on November 29, 1937 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Member, International Business Council
Current

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Chairman of the Board of Governors
2003 - Prior

A public engineering institution located in Powai, Mumbai, India

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$50K - $100K
2014

The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: Strengthen American democracy; Foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system. Brookings is proud to be consistently ranked as the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank

$50K - $100K
2013

The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: Strengthen American democracy; Foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system. Brookings is proud to be consistently ranked as the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank

$50K - $100K
2012

The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: Strengthen American democracy; Foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system. Brookings is proud to be consistently ranked as the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank

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Awards & Honors
Rank #544
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #722
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #30
2016
Hurun – The Richest People in India
Events
Speaker
Switzerland
2013 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 continues the mission of the World Economic Forum. It is committed to improving the state of the world and has driven the design and development of the Annual Meeting programme. The Annual Meeting remains the foremost creative force for engaging leaders in collaborative activities focused on shaping the global, regional and industry agendas.

Attendee
Gurgaon, CT, India
2012 World Economic Forum on India

From Deliberation to Transformation

Attendee
Ambience Island National Highway 8-Gurgaon , Haryana
2012 World Economic Forum on India

From Deliberation to Transformation

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