Mr. Ajay S. Shriram
President Designate, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) &
Chairman & Senior Managing Director, DCM Shriram Consolidated
Mr. Ajay S. Shriram is Chairman and Sr. Managing Director of DCM Shriram Consolidated Limited (DSCL) and Chairman of its subsidiary company, Shriram Bioseed Ventures Ltd.
DSCL and the group, based in India, is a Company with a turnover of approx. Rs.5500 Crores. (US$ 1 Billion). 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, Research 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).
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. Ajay 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 also 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).