The Life of a Visionary Businessman Ayyappan Alias MAMR Muthiah, the MD of Chettinad Group
An unending zest for excellence is what drives MAMR Muthiah alias Ayyappan, the MD of Chettinad Group. He is not only a revolutionary businessman, but a highly qualified and respected professional, with a rich experience of working in USA. His journey as a businessman started in 1996 when he took over the responsibility of managing the Chettinad Group and has never looked back since then.
He has taken the Group to new heights. His vision is not limited to the success of Chettinad Group, but Ayyappan alias MAMR Muthiah alias Ayyappan has been playing an active role in extending the social and economic development of the community within which the Group is developing. He has expanded the nature and scope of Chettinad Group’s activities. The most astonishing ability of this visionary businessman is to lift the spirits of individuals around him. He is one of the most helpful and supportive people’s leaders that Tamil Nadu has got.
As a Managing Director of Chettinad Cement Corporation Pvt Ltd, he made inroads into the cement technology and ensured higher production through sustained growth. The group has flourished under his able leadership. Every single activity of this Rs.4,000 crore Group bears the stamp of quality, integrity and reliability of Ayyappan alias MAMR Muthiah. He is also the Managing Director of Chettinad Morimura Semiconductor Material (P) Ltd..
He envisions a stronger and developed India by uplifting communities and regions across the country. He aims for better output through industrial and infrastructural development. He believes getting education and proper health services is the primary right of every citizen regardless of caste, gender, religion, etc. He has actively contributed for the welfare of unprivileged sections of the society. Considering the need for quality education, MAMR Muthiah alias Ayyappan established the Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology at Puliyur in Karur District, Tamil Nadu and also an institution for higher learning in medical and paramedical sciences under the name of Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE).
The hospital attached to the academy is providing world class health care services. Besides these services, he is also managing various schools and a special school for the differently-abled children.
Having turned the Chettinad Group into a Rs.4,000 crore conglomerate, MAMR Muthiah alias Ayyappan is well-known for his massive achievements. He was elected as the President of the Cement Manufacturers’ Association of India in January 2012, and was handed the responsibility of holding the position for a term of 2 years. He is the youngest person to be elected to this position. He was also elected as the President of the Willingdon Charitable Trust and the Indian Cultural Research Trust. M.A.M.R. Muthiah alias Ayyappan was elected by a vote of majority as the Secretary of the Gandhinagar Education Society in a court convened annual general body meeting recently.