Mr. Vijay Sankar (43) holds a Masters in Business Administration from the J L Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant. Prior to that, Vijay earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Loyola College in Chennai. Vijay Sankar is the Deputy Chairman of The Sanmar Group. The Sanmar Group has revenues of around USD 1 Billion and an asset base over USD 1.5 Billion. As Deputy Chairman, he is responsible for the Group’s operational management. Apart from organic growth of the main businesses, Mr. Sankar has been actively involved in Sanmar’s entry into overseas countries in the Group’s core areas of strengths. The Sanmar Group has manufacturing facilities in Mexico and Egypt, apart from its many manufacturing units in South India. Mr. Sankar is a Director on the Board of The KCP Limited and Oriental Hotels Limited. He also serves as Vice President of the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association. Mr. Sankar has travelled abroad widely, apart from a two-year stint in Chicago while earning is MBA. He had also served as the Honorary Consul for Spain in Chennai for close to ten years.