Shekhar Bajaj

Shekhar Bajaj (born on June 8, 1948) is an honours graduate in science from Pune University with an MBA from New York University. He started his career as resident director of Bajaj Sevashram Ltd in Udaipur in 1968.

During 1969-72, he was joint managing director of Bachhraj Factories Ltd, in Mumbai and took over as chief executive in 1974.

In 1975 he was appointed as part-time managing director of the Mumbai-based Bajaj International Pvt Ltd and later its whole-time managing director.

Bajaj Electricals Ltd is the company most closely associated with Mr Bajaj. In 1980, he became its chief executive and four years later, its managing director. Since 1994, he has been its chairman and managing director. This company is a leading manufacturing and marketing enterprise in the electrical and white goods appliances segment.

Major directorships :
Bajaj Electricals Ltd - Chairman & Managing Director
Bajaj Ventures Ltd
Hercules Hoists Ltd
Hind Lamps Ltd
Bajaj Auto Ltd

He has served with distinction on several industry organisations, including:
  President of the Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India;
  President and member of the managing committee of the Indian Merchants' Chamber (IMC);
  President of the Council for Fair Business Practices (CFBP);
  Member of the governing body and President of the Electric Lamp & Component Manufactures' Association of India (ELCOMA);
  Member of the Executive Council of the Fan Makers Association of India (FMA).

He has been on the board of Bajaj Auto Ltd since 1995.