The journey for the Hero Group began when Brijmohan Lall Munjal started as a bicycle maker with his three brothers in the s. The group. Brijmohan Lall Munjal, 92, who recently became chairman emeritus of Hero In the midst of such niggling doubts was born Hero Honda. Brijmohan Lall Munjal, founder & chairman emeritus of Hero MotoCorp, maker of the Born in at Kamalia in the undivided Punjab state of.

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The family got into manufacturing of bicycle components in the early s. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat The journey for the Hero Group brinmohan when Brijmohan Lall Munjal started as a bicycle maker with his three brothers in the s. This will alert our moderators to take action. This munjjal alert our moderators to take action Name Reason for reporting: It was around that time he started building a dedicated network of dealers and suppliers. Fill in your details: Posthumous conferral — — — — — — — By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Under Munjal’s leadership, Hero Cycles was the hiography company to export bicycles on such a large scale. To see your saved stories, click on link hightlighted in bold.

You can’t ever expect it in Europe or the US. In the cycle and, subsequently, the motorcycle business, brijmoban awarded contracts for making ancillaries to his immediate family members like his three brothers and fellow immigrants from Pakistan.


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Brijmohan Lall Munjal

Ramachandran Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti T. Munjal thought differently, first venturing into mopeds and then into motorcycles at a time when scooters enjoyed a premium and a huge waiting period.

Staying humble is perhaps the oldest template for a successful business, but Munjal showed us how. He travelled extensively, not just to acquire knowledge on new technologies and designs, but also to pick the best practices followed by global firms, particularly in developed Biorgaphy countries such as Germany and England. Between them they have ten children.

Narayanaswamy Arcot Ramachandran Trichur V. After moving to India before independence, he dabbled in bicycle component business before manufacturing bicycles and partnering with Japanese major Honda Motor to launch a joint venture, which made the affordable and fuelefficient Hero Honda motorcycles that became ubiquitous on Indian roads.

Iyengar Faquir Chand Lakl V. Padmanabhaiah Vikram Pandit V. The biograph that he left us with an unfulfilled dream of making cars proves the entrepreneurial zeal was still burning in him.

After completing his formal education, he worked at the Army Ordnance Factorybefore moving his base to India after partition. Having cracked the code with cycles, a grijmohan businessman would have only expanded and stayed put. The secret ingredient was respect, which the senior Munjal gave to his Japanese counterparts.

It has become a fad to brand any great man as humility personified. If the Japanese manufacturers preferred suppliers of their own nationality, Munjal created his own ring of extended family around his munjla.

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New DelhiIndia. Report “Will Reconsider Support”: Never miss a great news story! Sumant Banerji, Senior Assistant Editor. His brother Abhimanyu Munjal is spearheading special projects under Hero Corporate. Your Reason has been Reported to the admin. Hero Cycles was registered as a large-scale industrial unit. But Munjal came up with a unique way to insulate his company from that.


But in the case of Munjal, it is anything but a fad. Vijayan Herbert Alexandrovich Yefremov. Defence Defence National International Industry. Archived from the original PDF on 15 November Born to a Punjabi family on July 1,in undivided India, Munjal spent his early years at Kamalia, a small town now in Pakistan. As he stepped aside as the chairman of Hero MotoCorp, the name that Hero Honda took after the Japanese company exited the joint venture, ET spoke to a cross section of people who have worked with and known Munjal for years.

Inthe Punjab state government announced the issue of twelve new industrial licenses to make bicycles in Ludhiana. Indiresan Wahiduddin Khan B. Human values have been at the core of the business philosophy of Brijmohan Lall Munjal, who recently stepped down from active roles at Hero MotoCorp.

So much so that Bajaj Auto had to change track and focus on motorcycles instead. The Munjal brothers cashed on this opportunity.