Raaja Kanwar

Chairman & Managing Director,
Apollo International Limited

Raaja Kanwar founded Apollo International Limited (AIL) in 1994 to fulfil the stated aim of ‘Delivering Sustainable Value Creation’. Present in over 45 countries, AIL is a global business conglomerate that operates in diverse business fields like engineering and infrastructure projects; automotive; logistics and supply chain; fashion. Today, leading companies across the globe trust AIL for its unmatched business expertise and high standards of business ethics. Anchored by an extraordinary force of over 17,500 employees worldwide, AIL businesses are strongly driven by customer-centricity and innovation.

Raaja Kanwar is a member of several prestigious organizations such as the Young President’s Organization, World Economic Forum, Confederation of India Industry, All India Management Association, and The Owner’s Forum. He also chaired the CII’s Northern Region Committee on Logistics & Warehousing for the year 2021-22. He has played a key role in the evolution of digital cinema in India. In 2006, the then Hon`ble Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh formally recognized Mr. Kanwar’s contribution to the industry. In 2017-18 and 2018-19, URS Media & AsiaOne Magazine Asia & GCC featured Mr. Kanwar in their World’s Greatest Leaders edition.

A management degree holder from Drexel University, USA, Raaja is an avid fitness enthusiast. He is a keen investor in start-ups that work on ideas and technologies that hold the promise to make the world a better place for the next generation.