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Leadership: Analjit Singh



September 19, 2009 at 7pm | Cipriani | 55 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005

Founder & Chairman - Max India Group of Companies

Mr. Analjit Singh is the Founder & Chairman of Max India Limited, Chairman of Max New York Life Insurance Company Limited; Chairman of Max Bupa Health Insurance Limited and Chairman & Managing Director of Max Healthcare. He has been the driving force behind the Max India Group’s sustained growth and success since the mid 80’s. 

A self made entrepreneur, Mr. Analjit Singh has been leading the charge of reinventing and restructuring the Max India Group with a vision to be amongst India’s most admired companies for Service Excellence.

Today, Max India Limited is a multi-business corporate, focused on People and Service-oriented Businesses of ‘Life’. Max India Group is present in the areas of Life Insurance (Protecting Life) through Max New York Life Insurance, a Joint Venture with a Fortune 100 company New York Life; Healthcare (Caring for Life) through Max Healthcare, offering comprehensive medical care at Primary, Secondary & Tertiary levels, through a network of 8 Centers; Health Insurance (Protecting Life) through Max Bupa Health Insurance; a Joint Venture with Bupa Finance Plc U.K. which will launch its services in 2009 post statutory approvals; Clinical Research (Improving Life) through Max Neeman Medical International; BoPP & Speciality Foils manufacturing through its division Max Speciality Products.

The Max India Group turnover for the Financial Year 2008-09 was over USD One billion. The total investment in various businesses currently stands at around USD 400 million. The Group has over 581 offices across more than 382 locations in the Country; with people strength of 100,000+ persons.

As one of India’s leading business-persons, 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; CII – Singapore CEO Group and so on.

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.

Mr. Analjit Singh is actively involved in social service, through his role as the Chairman and Chief Patron of Max India Foundation (MIF), the Social Service arm of Max India Group. Committed to fostering an inclusive society, MIF spearheads the CSR initiatives of the various Max India Group companies and also partners with several reputable NGOs such as SOS Children’s Village, Manav Seva Sannidhi, CanSupport and Chinmaya Mission. The Foundation’s main focus areas are:

  • Providing improved access to quality healthcare for underprivileged, particularly children.
  • Creating awareness on health-related issues such as women’s health, cancer, cardiovascular diseases and immunisation of children.
  • Improving awareness of environmental issues with a view to supporting a sustainable and eco-friendly environment.

He is also the Life Chairman, Bhai Mohan Singh Foundation and Member, Governing Board of Bharti Foundation.

Mr. Analjit Singh is the Consul General (Honorary) of the Republic of San Marino in India.

Senator Hillary Clinton, on behalf of The Indian American Center for Political Awareness (IACPA), awarded Mr. Analjit Singh for his ‘outstanding achievement’ in presenting the international community with an understanding of a modern and vibrant India. The IACPA has particularly lauded his efforts in forging several successful Joint Ventures with leading American companies and promoting business ties with the US.

Mr. Analjit Singh is an alumnus of Doon School, Dehradun; Shriram College of Commerce, University of Delhi; School of Management and the Graduate School of Management, Boston University, Boston, USA. He is married and has three children.