Award Name : Padma Bhushan
Year of Award : 2011
Award for : Business & management
Location : New Delhi, NCT, India
Analjit Singh is an Indian businessman who is the founder and chairman of Max Healthcare and Max Bupa Health Insurance Company Limited and Executive-Chairman of Max Life Insurance. He was born on January 11, 1954 in New Delhi. He completed his early education from Doon School, Dehradun and then went on to enroll himself in the Shriram College of Commerce to earn a degree in commerce. Analjit then later moved to the USA to earn his MBA from a graduate school of management that was associated with the Bostan University. Mr. Analjit Singh is a Member of the Prime Minister's Joint Indo-US CEOs Forum. He is a Director on the board of several companies such as Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI Ltd.), Vodafone Essar, Hero Honda Motors Limited, Moser Baer Solar Plc., Tata Tea Ltd., Dabur India Ltd., He is also a member of key Industry Organizations such as the Indo-Italian CEO Forum; Executive and National Council, CII; Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC), Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs; CII - Singapore CEO Group and Council Member, All India Management Association (AIMA).
Mr. Analjit Singh has always taken keen interest
in enhancing India's academic excellence. He is currently an Executive Board
Member of the Board of Governors, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, where
he is facilitating and jointly funding a new campus at Mohali, Punjab. In
addition he is the Chairman, Board of Governors, The Doon School, Dehradun and
Member, Board of Management, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi. He
was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2011 by the President of India for his services
in the field of business. In 2012, he was awarded the Golden Peacock award for
his contributions to the society.