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Sundar Menon
Born (1962-03-08) 8 March 1962 (age 61)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFounder & CEO of Sun Group International
Children2
AwardsPadma Shri

Sundar Menon (born 1962) is a GCC-based Indian entrepreneur, and the founder of The Sun Group International.

Early life and education

Sundar Menon was born in 1962. He graduated in Economics, and further completed an MBA. The European Continental University (EUC-USA) awarded him with an Honorary Doctorate in 2015 for his contributions towards the economic development of the GCC.[1]

Career

Sundar Menon arrived in Qatar in 1986, and worked for various firms. In the early 1990s, he had joined a British Oil Field Service Company based in Doha as a business executive.

He founded the Sun Group International in 1999, with its first company in the United Arab Emirates. The group now[when?] has operations in the UAE, Qatar, Panama and India. The main business interests of the subsidiaries of Sun group include petrochemicals, natural resources, transportation and real estate.[2]

He was honored with Padmashri award by the Government of India in the year 2016, for his contribution in the field of Social Work.[3][4][5]

Awards and recognition

References

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  2. ^ "Padmashri Dr. Sundar Menon is a prominent figure among the NRI businessmen in the Gulf region". UAE malayali Directory.
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  5. ^ "Indian Expat Awarded Padma Shri For Social Work". The Gulf News. 28 January 2016.
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  7. ^ "Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award". asianentrepreneur.org.
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  10. ^ PTI (20 November 2015). "M K Muneer, PTM Sunish bag Indo-British award". India Today. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
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  12. ^ "AMMA Award 2015". ammafoundation.com.my.
  13. ^ "REVEALED: The Gulf's 100 most powerful Indians". arabianbusiness.com.
  14. ^ "Padmashri Dr. Sundar Menon". uae.malayali.directory.