Puneet Dalmia has been the driving force behind the exponential growth witnessed by the Dalmia Bharat Group since he took over the reins in 2004. In the last decade the Group’s sales revenue have grown at a CAGR of 20% to over Rs.12,000 Cr and the market cap has grown to over Rs.28,000 Cr.
He has transformed the organisation and built a professional team that led it on a path of accelerated growth, while maintaining the core values which have been the foundation of this 80-year old conglomerate with interests in cement, sugar and refractories.
Puneet is very passionate about his country and strives to create a better India. He firmly believes that a good business must be a force for good in society. He’s enthusiastic about investing in young businesses and entrepreneurs and is motivated by human values.
Prior to leading Dalmia Bharat, Puneet co-founded JobsAhead.com in 1999, one of the few successful dotcom companies. JobsAhead had a market share of close to 50% before it was sold to Monster.com.
Amongst various other accolades, Puneet has been recognised as the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 in the manufacturing category. He has served as an Advisory Board Member of NSRCEL (NS Raghavan Center for Entrepreneurship), IIM-B and the YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) Delhi Chapter.
He has a keen interest in education and serves as a Founder and Trustee of Ashoka University.
A gold-medallist MBA from IIM-Bangalore, Puneet holds a B. Tech degree from the prestigious IIT-Delhi.
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