Mr. Ramakrishnan is a Graduate in Commerce and holds a Master degree in Economics. He stood first at the University and was a Gold Medalist.
Mr. Ramakrishnan joined Indian Express Group of newspapers in 1965 where he rose to become its Chief Executive. He was appointed as Sherriff of Madras in 1974-75 and was then elected to Parliament (Rajya Sabha) in 1980. He was a member of several Parliamentary Committees including the prestigious CQPIJ (Committee of Public Undertakings), Joint Select Committee of Chit Funds etc, the Press Council of India for two terms and was also the vice-president of the (Rajya Sabha). He also enjoys the distinction of having been invited to address the 40th General Assembly of United Nations in 1985.
Mr. R. Ramakrishnan is a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of TVS Motor Co Ltd and has also served as a Director of Tvs Finance & Services Ltd, as well as a director of the TVS group of companies. Mr. Ramakrishnan has also been an Additional Non-Executive & Independent Director of Ennore Coke Limited since October 31, 2008. He also represented India at the World Coffee Conference held in September 2005.
He was appointed as Governing Council Member of the Rajaji Institute of Public Affairs and Administration by the President of India and was also the Chairman of Sir C P Ramaswamy Aiyer Educational Trust. He was the Chairman of Madras Race Club... Read More