Net Worth: $805 Million
- Source of Wealth Murugappa Group
- Birth Place India
- Full Name A. Vellayan
- Nationality India
- Date of Birth January 9, 1953
- Ethnicity Indian
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Aston University, Birmingham
About A. Vellayan
A renowned member of the Murugappa family, A. Vellayan is an Indian businessman with an estimated net worth of $805 million in 2009. He currently serves as the executive chairman of the Murugappa Group which is now based in Chennai India.
A. Vellayan was born on January 9, 1953 in Chennai India. After completing his Industrial Administration degree from Aston University, he attended University of Warwick Business School, UK, to complete his masteral degree on Business Studies.
In addition to being the director of Kanoria Chemicals and Industries Ltd, and Calcutta and AMM Educational Foundation, Vellayan currently chairs the Fertiliser Association of India.
In the past, he has served as vice president of the Federation of Indian Export Organisations, and as a member of the board of governors at The Doon School.
He has also served as President of ICC, India, and All India Cycle Manufacturers’ Association, as well as director of Indian Overseas Bank and EXIM Bank.