Ajay Singh, the owner and Founder of SpiceJet, launched his airline company in 2005. In 2010, SpiceJet’s ownership and management rights were transferred to media mogul Kalanithi Maran as he acquired majority stakes in it. But later when the low-cost carrier company faced crises, Singh made his re-entry. In 2015, Ajay took charge of the airline as its Chairman, MD, and CEO. As the SpiceJet CEO, Ajay not only saved it from shutting down but also helped increase its valuation from Rs 650 crore to Rs 8,300 crore. For other details such as age, net worth, and email address, keep reading this wiki.
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Salary & Net Worth – Investors, Funding, & Valuation
In 2017, Ajay Singh net worth was estimated to be around 789 million USD (Rs. 5248 crore). His stake in the airline company is around 59%. In 2015, it was reported that Singh will not take any remuneration for his executive functions at the company.
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Career & Education – Company, University, & College
The Founder, Chairman and MD of the low-cost airline, Singh bought SpiceJet from Kalanidhi Maran (media mogul) in 2015 and became its CEO. Apart from that, he has served as the officer on special duty for I&B, IT, and Telecom ministries. Under his leadership, DD Sports was launched. He also contributed to the launch of DD news as a member of planning team.
On an aside, in 2016, he also became the President of the Indian Boxing Federation.
After completing school education at St. Columba’s School, Delhi, Singh went to IIT-Delhi for a course in engineering in 1984. Later, in 1988, he attended Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management to study MBA.
Contact Ajay Singh – Email Address | Twitter | LinkedIn
Connect with Singh over email at [email protected]. SpiceJet CEO’s LinkedIn page is https://www.linkedin.com/in/ajay-singh-b7007b61.
Wiki Trivia on Ajay Singh – Age, Wife, & More
Ajay Singh’s wife Shiwani Singh is also among the member of board of directors at SpiceJet. The Founder of Spicejet, Ajay (age 56) is credited with coming up with the famous slogan “Abki baar Modi Sarkar” for the BJP party general elections campaign that was held in 2014. He was born on 29 December 1965.
Singh holds nearly 40% controlling stake in NDTV (news channel) along with its editorial rights.
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