A keen entrepreneur, endowed with an unfailing sense of business acumen, an enthusiastic humble leader, committed to the task of building a strong organization, and a truly humane person, guided by steadfast ethical values, Dr. Ram Buxani, 74 a resident of Dubai for more than 56 years is a familiar figure in Dubai.
Chairman of the world-wide ITL Group having interest in Consumer Electronics, IT, Textiles, Real Estate & Banking and employing over 500 Indians, Dr. Buxani is also the Director of several other companies spread around the globe. He is among the pioneer promoters of IndusInd Bank Ltd. in India and was its Director until recently. He is the Chairman of Veeram International Ltd., BVI, Chairman of Veeram International Ltd, Dubai, Chairman of ITL Group Ltd, BVI, Chairman of Cosmos General Trading LLC, Dubai and is on the Board of IndusInd International Holdings Ltd., Mauritius, and Vice Chairman of Al Razouki International Exchange Co., Dubai. He is also on the board of Sanjay-Gulf Industries Pvt. Ltd. and Cosmos-Sanjay Textile Mills Pvt. Ltd., Amritsar (Punjab).
He is a prominent spokesperson of the NRIs. He remained Chairman of Indian High School, Dubai, the biggest Indian school in the region, during 2000-2004 and was instrumental in routing over 6 Million Rupees, the highest amount from the area, for the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for victims in Gujarat. He is also Board Member of Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs, Dubai, Board Member, Vice President, Rotary Club of Jumeirah (Dubai), Founder Chairman of Forum of Electronic Distributors covering nearly 30% of Dubai’s trade, Trustee of Sindhu Vidya Mandal Trust, Baroda, and IndusInd Foundation, New Delhi. Director of Chinmaya International Residential School, Coimbatore, Member, Board of Governors, IndusInd International Federation, New Delhi, Permanent Trustee and Chairman Indian Institute of Sindhology, Adipur, Trustee, GandhidhamMaitree Mandal, Gandhidham, Vice chairman, EkalVidyalay, India, Founder Governor of Indian Business Leaders Forum and is connected with many such other organizations.
“Dr. Buxani is also the Director of several other companies spread around the globe. He is among the pioneer promoters of IndusInd Bank Ltd. in India and was its Director.
Dr. Buxani has bagged many international laurels among others, like Shield by the President of India, Mr. GianiZail Singh at Vishva Sindhi Sammelan (World Sindhi Conference) for services to the community in the year 1983, Jhulelal Award by International Sindhi Panchayats Federation, Mumbai – presented by Shri ShankerDayal Sharma, the then Governor of Maharastra in 1987, Shiromani Award by Association of Shiromani Awards, New Delhi – presented by Dr.Shanker Dayal Sharma,the then Vice President of India in the year 1987, Udyog Ratan Award by Institute of Economic Studies, New Delhi – presented by Mr. A.K. Panja, the then Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India in the year 1987,Overseas Indian Award by Priyadarshini Academy – presented by Mr. K. Brahmananda Reddy, the Governor of Maharashtra in the year 1988, Sindhu Rattan Awardby Sindhu Sabha, New Delhi in the year 1999, Jewel ofSindhis AwardbyJantaJanardanParishad in 2000,Sindhu Bhushan Award by All India Sindhi Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Ahmedabad in the year 2001, and BharatGaurav Awardby Indian Merchants’ Chamber, Mumbai presented by Mr. BalasahebVikhe Patel, Union Minister of State for Finance, Govt. of India in the year 2002. SindhiRatan Award by Sindhi Jagriti Sabha, New Delhi in the year 2007. Sindhu GauravAward by International Sindhu Chamber of Commerce, Pune in the year 2015. He was conferred with Special Recognition Award by well-known weekly “Masala” for most outstanding contribution to the growth of the U.A.E.