About Pawan Kumar Ruia

P awan Kumar Ruia is an Indian entrepreneur with an industry experience of over 30 years.Ruia's business canvas includes a diverse portfolio including heavy engineering, automotive and aircraft tyres, and sugar and derivatives. Serving as an Executive Chairman of Falcon Tyres Ltd since April 1, 2007, Pawan Kumar Ruia is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India. He has also been the Chairman of Ebony Commercials Pvt Ltd since January 25, 2006. Known as a ‘turnaround specialist’, Pawan Kumar Ruia acquired Jessop & Company, and worked as its Chairman until March 5, 2008. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Dunlop India Ltd from January 25, 2006 to January 31, 2011. Ruia has also been working as the Chairman of Raghav Industries Ltd since August 29, 2003.


He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Law degree from Calcutta University, India , along with AICWA, FCA, AASM and MIIA (USA). He also has to his credit a PhD degree in Management from the Intercultural Open University.


Pawan Kumar Ruia has been an Executive Director of Falcon Tyres Ltd since April 1, 2007. Apart from that, he also presides over Ruia Group of Companies as a Director. The group comprises of Monotona Tyres Ltd, Jessop Shipyard Limited, Kamlapur Sugar and Industries Ltd, and Ruia Hospital & Educational Research Institution.

From January 25, 2006 till August 10, 2011, Pawan Kumar Ruia served as a Director of DUNLOP India Ltd. He has also served as a Non-Executive Director of Industronics Bhd from June 30, 2007 to January 2009 and again from March 2009 to June 24, 2009. Until November 2005, he has also served as a Director of Ruia Cotex Ltd.


21st February 2020

How Pawan Ruia worked away from limelight to change the fate of certain industries

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9th February 2020

Focus On Resource Efficiency And Quality May Help Auto Sector Emerge Stronger From The Slowdown

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31st January 2020

Pawan Kumar Ruia’s tryst with Indian Tyre and Heavy Equipment Industry

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Pawan Kumar Ruia (Pawan Ruia) is a leading industrialist and the Chairman of Ruia Group of Companies. With an experience of more than 30 years, Pawan Ruia is famous for turning around ailing companies. He has led Ruia Group to make it a fastest growing multinational industrial conglomerates of India that deals in infrastructure, engineering, tyre, rubber products, sugar and electronics.
Pawan Ruia enjoyed a long stint as a practicing chartered accountant before acquiring ailing engineering PSU Jessop & Co. Ltd in 2003. He also took over Dunlop India Ltd in 2005 and turned it around in a quick span of time. He has been working as an executive Director at Falcon Tyres Ltd since April 1, 2007. He has also served as a Non-Executive Director of Industronics Bhd for nearly 2 years.
Known as the turnaround tycoon, Pawan Ruia’s leadership skills have taken Ruia Group in the right direction. He doesn’t believe in the definition of CSR. For Pawan Ruia, CSR should be a way of life. This is probably why he has taken major steps beyond the statutory obligations to serve the society, and country at large.