RISING TO THE CHALLENGE

Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2016  ●  Jakarta, Indonesia

Chairman
Hero Corporate Service
India

Management responsibilities: Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal is the Chairman of Hero Corporate Service, with business interests in insurance distribution, auto components, steel, real estate, knowledge services and e-commerce. He is also Founder Chairman of BML Educorp Services, a non-for-profit firm that manages BML Munjal University -- the Group's higher education venture. Till recently, he was Joint Managing Director of Hero MotoCorp, India's largest two wheeler firm.

Industry responsibilities: Mr Munjal is currently President of the All India Management Association (AIMA). He is also on the Advisory Board of the UK India Business Council (UKIBC). He was earlier President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and currently chairs the Confederation's taskforces on Ease of Doing Business in India and Art & Culture.

Board responsibilities: He sits on the boards of DCM Shriram Consolidated and the Bharti Foundation and serves on the advisory boards of Coca Cola India and the Indian Angels Network Fund. He is on the boards of prestigious educational institutions including Indian School of Business (ISB) at Hyderabad and Mohali, IIT Ropar, Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), and the University of Tokyo (UoT). He also actively supports the Indian government in his capacity as a thought leader, and is on the board of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) under the Ministry of Company Affairs, and the National Institute of Teachers Technical Training and Research (NITTTR) under the Ministry of Human Resources Development. He is also Chairman of the Management & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC) - a government and industry supported skills initiative that seeks to create a technically and professionally competent workforce.

Government policy responsibilities: Mr. Munjal was a member of the Prime Minister's Council on Trade & Industry (PMCTI) that advised the Indian Prime Minister on economic issues. He made a presentation on skills and training to the PM's Council, and this triggered many future initiatives on skills. Likewise, his presentations on red tape to the PMO, the commerce and finance ministries activated key policy changes currently being introduced under the Ease of Doing Business initiative.

Social responsibilities: Mr. Munjal is the President of the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, one of North India's largest hospital and medical colleges.

Awards and accolades: He was the 2016 winner of the Jehangir Ghandy Medal for Social and Industrial Peace conferred by XLRI, Jamshedpur, and has received a Doctorate of Literature degree from SRM University, Chennai. He was also conferred the 2016 Distinguished Fellowship Award by the Institute of Directors.

On the world stage, Mr Munjal has received GlobScot Award from the Scottish Government, and his name is inscribed on The Royal Society of Medicine's Wall of Honour at London in recognition of his contribution to affordable healthcare.