Dr. Pawan Munjal
Executive Chairman & Whole-time Director
Dr. Pawan Munjal is one of India’s renowned corporate leaders, championing growth, socio-economic progress, and technological innovations. He is the Executive Chairman and Whole-Time Director of Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters.
With his leadership, Hero MotoCorp achieved the coveted title of the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles in 2001 and has successfully retained this position to date – for 22 consecutive years. The Company has also surpassed the milestone of 112 million units in cumulative production and sales..
Dr Munjal has consistently demonstrated visionary leadership to guide Hero MotoCorp, to not just consolidate its leadership status, but also expand its global footprint across multiple continents. Hero MotoCorp currently sells its products in over 47 countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. The company has eight world-class manufacturing facilities, of which six are located in India and one each in Colombia and Bangladesh; and two Research & Development Centres in Jaipur, Rajasthan and Munich, Germany.
Hero MotoCorp has rapidly transformed into a large multinational organisation, with people from nearly a dozen countries now working in the Company. The Company is also championing Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability initiatives across its global offices. In keeping with the Company's Vision, "Be the Future of Mobility", Dr. Munjal has led Hero MotoCorp to embark on new partnerships with global brands like Harley-Davidson and Zero Motorcycles to develop future-ready and technology-driven mobility solutions. In March 2022, Dr. Munjal unveiled Vida, Powered by Hero, a brand new brand new identity for emerging mobility solutions, including upcoming Electric Vehicles (EV).
Dr Munjal has held executive positions at key Indian industry bodies - Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). In February 2022, Dr Munjal was conferred with the All India Management Association (AIMA) JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award for the Year 2021-22.
A sporting Hero, Dr Munjal firmly believes in the transformational power of sports in society and its ability to transcend borders and connect people. Hero MotoCorp is one of the largest corporate promoters of multiple sporting disciplines and continues to be associated with golf, soccer, field hockey, cricket and motorsports across the globe. Dr. Munjal’s impact on the growth and development of sports, especially golf, is indelible. For over two decades now, he has supported golf and golfers – both professionals and amateurs.
Dr. Munjal, who is a past President of the Professional Golfers Association of India (PGAI), is the current Chairman of the Asian PGA Tour Board of Directors. He is also an Honorary Board member of the Emirates Golf Federation.
As a recognition of his unparalleled support and ongoing commitment to golf around the world, Dr. Munjal was inducted into the Asia - Pacific Golf Hall of Fame the highest honour in the Asia Pacific Golf industry, and conferred with the Lifetime Contribution Award by Indian Golf Industry Association (IGIA). Through the promotion of several marquee global events, Dr. Munjal has put India and Indian golfers on the global map.
DR. MUNJAL IS ALSO ON THE BOARD OF THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES:
Chairman & Director - Hero FinCorp Limited
Director - Munjal Acme Packaging Systems Private Limited
Director - Pan Mining Private Limited
Director - Bahadur Chand Investments Private Limited
Director - Hero InvestCorp Private Limited
Director - Indian School of Business
Director - Hero Future Energies Global Limited
Director - Rockman Industries Limited