Kapil Mohan
Born16 July 1929
Died6 January 2018
Narinder Mohan Hospital, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad
Known forOld Monk Rum, Solan No.1, and Golden Eagle
SpousePushpa Mohan
AwardsPadma Shri
Vishisht Seva Medal

Kapil Mohan was an Indian entrepreneur and the chairman and managing director of Mohan Meakin, a brewer and distiller based in Ghaziabad.[2][3] He was a recipient of the Vishisht Seva Medal and had served as a brigadier until the time of his retirement from the Indian Armed Forces.[4]

Holder of a doctoral degree (PhD) and a former managing director of Trade Links Private Limited (1956-1966), Mohan was also a director of other group companies such as Arthos Breweries Limited, Mohan Rocky Springwater Breweries Limited, Sagar Sugars and Allied Products Limited, R. R. B. Energy Limited and Solchrome Systems India Limited.[3] He was also the patron of General Bhumihar Brahman Sabha, an organisation of the Bhumihar Brahman community.[5] He was honoured by the Government of India, in 2010, with the fourth-highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri.[6]

Personal life

Mohan was married to Pushpa Mohan.[5] Mohan was unwell over the last few years of his life, and had handed over day-to-day functioning of the various companies to his nephews, Hemant and Vinay Mohan.[7] He died due to cardiac arrest on 6 January 2018.[8]


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  2. ^ "Official web site of Mohan Meakin". Mohan Meakin. 2014. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Business Week". Business Week. 2014. Archived from the original on 21 December 2014. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Naukri". Naukri. 2014. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Kapil Mohan: 5 Facts About The Man Behind The Iconic Rum, Old Monk". NDTV.com. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Padma Shri" (PDF). Padma Shri. 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  7. ^ Subramanian, N. Sundaresha (9 January 2018). "Kapil Mohan, the man who kept traditions alive at Mohan Meakin passes away". Business Standard India. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Kapil Mohan, man behind 'Old Monk', dies at 88". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 January 2018.