Mr. P.N.C Menon - Chairman Emeritus
Mr. P.N.C. Menon is the founder of the Sobha Group of companies. A first generation entrepreneur, Mr. Menon began his professional career by setting up an interior decoration firm in the Sultanate of Oman in 1976. He has since incorporated several companies in the Sultanate of Oman, United Arab Emirates and Qatar and also expanded into construction and real estate development. He founded Sobha Developers in Bangalore in 1995. Simultaneous with his phenomenal success in his business enterprise, Mr. Menon has also given equal importance to Sobha’s Corporate Social Responsibility with innovative initiatives such as Graamasobha, Sobha Academy, Sobha Health Care, Sobha Hermitage and Social Wedding Programme aimed at empowering the rural poor. Plethora of awards has been bestowed on Mr. Menon. Some of them being - the ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ in 2006 by Society Interiors Magazine for his contribution to the real estate and construction industry and the ‘Global India Splendour Award’ in 2007. He was also awarded the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Puraskar by the President of India, Ms. Prathiba Patil on the occasion of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in 2009. He was nominated to the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council of Overseas Indians.