Mr. Ajay S. Shriram
President Designate, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) &
Chairman & Senior Managing Director, DCM Shriram Limited
Mr. Ajay S. Shriram is Chairman and Sr. Managing Director of DCM Shriram Limited and Chairman of its subsidiary company, Shriram Bioseed Ventures Ltd.
DCM Shriram and the group has a turnover of approx. Rs.5700 Crores. The business portfolio of the Group comprises of the following:
1. Agri Business: Urea & Phosphatic Fertilisers, Sugar, Farm Solution Business covering entire range of inputs, R&D based Hybrid Seeds, etc.
2. Chloro-Vinyl Business: Caustic Soda, Chlorine, Calcium Carbide, PVC Resin, PVC Compounds, Power and Cement,
3. Value Added Business: Fenesta Building Systems (UPVC-polymer Window and Door systems).
The Group’s R&D based Hybrid Seeds business has its presence in India, Vietnam, Philippines and Indonesia.
Post his schooling from The Doon School, Dehradun (India), Mr. Shriram obtained a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Sydenham College, Bombay. He attended various training & management development programs in India & overseas and participated in the “Programme for Management Development” (PMD) at the Harvard Business School, Boston, USA.
Mr. Shriram is currently the President Designate of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
He is also the Chairman of the Governing Body of Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), a Trustee of SOS Children Villages of India and a Patron of Save the Children India.
He was President & Chairman of International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA), Paris, (2009-11), Chairman, Agriculture Committee, International Fertilizer Industry Association, Paris (2003-05), Chairman, Fertilizer Association of India (2000-02), Member, Asian Food & Agribusiness Advisory Board, Asia, Rabobank International (2006-09), Member, Board of Governors, The Doon School, Dehradun (India) (2002-08), Member, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (India) (2002-07), Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi (India) (2003-06).