Riju Jhunjhunwala is the Chairman and Managing Director of RSWM Ltd, LNJ Bhilwara’s textile vertical. LNJ Bhilwara is one of the country’s oldest and diverse business conglomerates. He began his career in 1999 with RSWM Limited at the age of 21. The company has quadrupled in size under Riju’s leadership, reaching a top-line of INR 2000 crore.
He is also the Vice Chairman of HEG Limited and the Managing Director of Bhilwara Energy Ltd. (BEL), in addition to his leadership at RSWM. BEL owns and operates a hydroelectric power plant with a capacity of 300 megawatts and a wind farm with a capacity of over 34 megawatts. He oversees the group’s service businesses, such as Bhilwara Infotech Limited and LNJ Skills, which provide skilling solutions around the globe.
In the year 2007, under his leadership, RSWM Limited established LNJ Denim with a manufacturing capacity of 25 million meters annually; obtained first organic certification. Then a few years later in 2011, he was responsible for establishing India’s most sophisticated automated spinning plant in Kharigram and marketed the product under the name ‘Ultima’. His company also started producing recycled polyester fibre (called FibreGreen) concept in 2015 and a year later he launched a premium brand of value-added yarns naming it RSWM Edge. In his latest business achievements, he announced RSWM Limited’s award for highest exports in the year 2020 by Rajasthan Government.
Riju is passionate about community development and participates in activities through his organization namely, Jawahar Foundation. Jawahar Foundation was launched in October 2019 and plays a key role in literacy, environmental, women empowerment, healthcare, and sanitation campaigns in Ajmer and Bhilwara.
He served as the President of the Entrepreneurs Organization in the past (Delhi Chapter). At the age of 30, he was one of EO’s youngest presidents. Riju has always performed admirably at work
and has established himself as a prosperous businessman. He is open minded and opinionated. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Management Studies from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom.
Riju loves cricket and tennis in addition to being passionate and straightforward about his ambitions and ideologies.