Shri M.G. George Muthoot
Chairman, The Muthoot Group
Shri M G George Muthoot is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology and has attended various Executive Management Courses at the Harvard Business School. He joined the family business, The Muthoot Group, at a young age and became its Managing Director in 1979. He took over as the Chairman of the Group in 1993.
Under his able leadership, The Muthoot Group has widened the scope of its operations and is today a business conglomerate comprising 18 diversified divisions with presence pan India and overseas. Muthoot Finance Limited, the Group’s flagship company became the largest gold financing company in India and the first ever NBFC to join the ‘Rs 1000 crore net profit club’ also under the leadership of M. G. George Muthoot.
He has been conferred with numerous national and international awards including the ‘AIMA Emerging Business Leader of the Year Award’ by Hon’ble Union Minister of Home Affairs – Shri Rajnath Singh and the ‘Distinguished and Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award’ by the Manipal University. Some of the other awards include the Lifestyle Icon of the Year, Skoch Financial Inclusion Award, Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Business Leadership, Corporate Governance, HR and CSR and the NRI Bharat Samman Award.
He is presently the National Executive Committee Member of FICCI and holds the position of Chairman in the Kerala State Council. He is also the Lay Trustee of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church.