Mr. CK Birla (67 years) is the chairman of the CK Birla Group, a conglomerate operating across home and building products, automotive and technology, and healthcare and education. The Group has strategic alliances with some of the world’s leading companies including Caterpillar, Ford and Daimler.
He is also the chairman of the following Group companies:
• National Engineering Industries
• Orient Cement
• Orient Electric
Other Group companies and organisations include Birlasoft, GMMCO, the Birla Institute of Technology, the BM Birla Heart Research Centre, the Calcutta Medical Research Institute, Modern High School for Girls, and the Rukmani Birla Modern High School.
He is also associated with a number of national and international institutions. His roles include:
• Member of the Commonwealth Business Council
• Chairman of the board of governors of the Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi
• Chairman of the board of governors of the Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur
• Member of the board of governors of The Calcutta Medical Research Institute