The journey for the Hero Group began when Brijmohan Lall Munjal started as a bicycle maker with his three brothers in the s. The group. Brijmohan Lall Munjal, 92, who recently became chairman emeritus of Hero In the midst of such niggling doubts was born Hero Honda. Brijmohan Lall Munjal, founder & chairman emeritus of Hero MotoCorp, maker of the Born in at Kamalia in the undivided Punjab state of.

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Inthe company had become the largest bicycle manufacturer in India. A Hero for Life”. Lal Raghunath Anant Mashelkar H. Indiresan Wahiduddin Khan B. Staying humble is perhaps the oldest template for a successful business, but Munjal showed us how. Most businessmen from Punjab are well aware of the pitfalls of neglecting succession planning. Report “Will Reconsider Support”: Previously, it had not been permitted for Hero Honda to sell their bikes outside the Asia Pacific and in countries where Honda operated.

A fight for the spoils in a company as large as Hero can be detrimental to its shareholders but Munjal senior ensured his investors need not worry. Here are the five things that truly make him stand out.

Hero Cycles was registered as a large-scale industrial unit.

Brijmohan Lall Munjal – Wikipedia

His decision to get into motorcycles, fraught with dangers of failure, ultimately proved biograhpy be a masterstroke. Narayanaswamy Arcot Ramachandran Trichur V. Retrieved 10 January For his outstanding contribution to the success of Hero Group, B. NIFTY 50 10, 2.


Inthe Munjals left Biographt and moved to Amritsar to start a bicycle spare parts business. The separation gave an opportunity for Hero to expand its market globally with the name Hero MotoCorp.

This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat NDTV Beeps – your daily newsletter. The town of Ludhiana was already a major hub of the Indian bicycle business and an important textile center. With five in the third generation working within the BM Munjal group of companies, even post settlement this faction itself has many ambitions at large.

Sunil Munjal’s daughter Shefali works with her father in hero corporate. Defence Defence National International Industry. Of his four sons, the eldest, Raman Kant Munjal passed away at an early age, after having founded hero Honda. Posthumous conferral — — — — — — — Suman Kant Munjal started Biogarphy Cycles in Never miss a great news story! Who’s who in India. In Munjals made a shift from supplying to manufacturing.

Five lessons for Indian business from Hero Group founder Brijmohan Lall Munjal’s legacy

He is a first generation entrepreneur who started very small and through sheer hard work and perseverance made it to the top. From the third tier component supplier to the store operator in his many factories, he has touched lives in unique ways biographg sometimes enquiring about an ailing child at home or sending a bouquet on a subordinate’s marriage anniversary.

Munjal passed away on Sunday night at the ripe age of This not only ensured lifelong loyalty of the suppliers to the Munjal family, but also a firmer management on the downstream industries. Born to a Punjabi family on July 1,in undivided India, Munjal spent his early years at Kamalia, a small town now in Pakistan. Munjal’s journey began in at the age of Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now You can switch off notifications anytime using browser settings.


Srinivasan Osamu Suzuki K. The succession story of Munjal family. Brijmoan brothers started supplying components to the local bicycle business. Choose your reason below and click on the Report button. Foul language Slanderous Inciting hatred munajl a certain community Others. By using this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. After moving to India before independence, he dabbled in bicycle component business before manufacturing bicycles and partnering with Japanese major Honda Motor to launch a joint venture, which made the affordable and fuelefficient Hero Honda motorcycles that became ubiquitous on Indian roads.

If the Japanese manufacturers preferred suppliers of their own nationality, Munjal created his own ring of extended family around his business. As they say, imitation is the best form of flattery and when it comes from an arch rival, it is even sweeter.

An agreement was signed and on 13 Aprilthe first Hero Honda beijmohan was rolled out. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Pylee Subramaniam Ramadorai N. Munjql Vikram Pandit V. Padma Bhushan award recipients —