Amar Raj Singh
Amar Raj Singh is the Chairman and Managing Director of Gamma Pizzakraft Pvt Ltd and Gamma Lanka Pvt Ltd, franchisees of Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and Delifrance, owning 75 outlets in NCR Delhi, Srilanka and Maldives . This entrepreneurial venture was commenced in 2005. He is also a consultant in the food and beverage industry and a director on the board of Sapphire Foods India Pvt Ltd a franchisee of Pizza Hut and KFC pan India.
He did his schooling from Delhi Public School and finished his graduation from Sri Ram College of Commerce. He then went on to become a Chartered Accountant. He did his Senior Executive Programme from London Business School and a specialized course in Strategy and Organisation from Stanford Business School.
Amar started his career as a practicing chartered accountant. He then moved to Nepal for 14 years and rose to become the CEO of Soaltee Group, one of the largest and most prestigious business houses in the country, having international joint ventures and interests in Hospitality, Tobacco, Tea, Transportation etc. He then returned to India in 1996 and took over as Vice President with Coca Cola India and was responsible for the setting up of new plants and corporate affairs for India. After 5 years with Coke he moved on to become the Managing Director for India and South Asia, for Diageo, the world’s largest liquor company owning brands like Johnnie Walker, Guinness and Smirnoff. He has worked extensively with CII and other business chambers in India and Nepal.
Amar is a keen golfer and sportsman. He is widely traveled. He was the Captain of the Royal Nepal Golf Club. He is a guest lecturer at Management Institutes on Culture & Competitive Advantage and Corporate Social Responsibility. He has written several articles and features. He is a poet, actor and singer. He is the former President of The Aravali Center for Art & Culture and a trustee of The Akshar Foundation which works in the field of dyslexia education .
He was decorated twice by His Majesty the King of Nepal for his services in the SAARC region.