The men at the helm of The Sanmar Group have provided invaluable leadership to both state-level and apex bodies representing Indian industry. N Sankar, the Chairman of the Group, is a past President of ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) and Vice Chairman N Kumar, a past President of CII (Confederation of Indian Industry). N Sankar has been a member of the Managing Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris, apart from having been the President of the Indian National Committee of the ICC.
The decades-long ties of the Group with Denmark have formed apt expression in both KS Narayanan, Chairman Emeritus of the Group and N Sankar, occupying the position of the Danish Consul General for South India at different periods. Vijay Sankar, a chartered accountant and an alumnus of the Kellogg School of Management, USA, is the new generation director on the Sanmar board. He is the Honorary Consul for Spain in Chennai.
Mr K S Narayanan, Chairman Emeritus of The Sanmar Group, passed away on 28 September 2012. He was 93. He had over five decades of entrepreneurial management experience in diverse areas of industry, including Cement, Plastics, Sugar, Drugs and Pharmaceuticals, Shipping, Ceramic Insulators, Rubber, Calcium Carbide, etc. He was involved for many years as Promoter and Managing Director of The India Cements Ltd.,...More
N Sankar obtained his B.Sc. (Tech) in Chemical Engineering from the AC College of Technology, University of Madras, graduating First Class with distinction. He thereafter obtained his Masters degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. ...More
N Kumar is an Electronics Engineering Graduate from Anna University, Chennai. He is on the Board of various public companies and carries with him vast experience in the spheres of Technology, Management and Finance. ...More
Vijay Sankar holds a Masters in Business Administration from the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant. Prior to that, Vijay earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Loyola College in Chennai. ...More
Professionally managed, the Group has clearly segregated ownership and management. The businesses are headed by professionals with the finest skills in the industry.