The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Wednesday expressed deep shock and condolences over the sad demise of Dr Surinder Kapur, Founder Chairman, Sona Group and Member of CII's National Council.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Wednesday expressed deep shock and condolences over the sad demise of Dr Surinder Kapur, Founder Chairman, Sona Group and Member of CII’s National Council.
“The untimely passing away of Dr. Kapur is major loss for Indian industry as he was immensely active in shaping a new regime for building competitiveness of Indian enterprises, particularly SMEs. He was truly a visionary who realized the great need for Indian companies to be globally competitive and proactively led efforts to assist them towards change management,” said Sumit Mazumder, President, CII.
“We in CII benefited greatly from the leadership of Dr Surinder Kapur as he initiated and drove a number of campaigns for inculcating Quality Management into the DNA of firms. His energy and passion for building the capacities of Indian companies had unmatched results. We will always remember him as an outstanding industry leader who led by example,” he added.
Kapur was the Chairman of the CII Industrial Relations Committee and a long standing member of the CII National Council in various capacities. He led many important initiatives and Committees for CII over the last many years. He was also the Chairman of CII Northern Region during 1993-94.