QI Group Executive Chairman Vijay Eswaran, who is from Malaysia, has achieved a great deal of success as both an entrepreneur and an author.
About the QI Group
QI Group, which has its headquarters in the city of Hong Kong, China, is an e-commerce company with multiple levels. QI Group is a direct-selling business, and it is involved in media, logistics, corporate investment, telecommunications, property management, lifestyle and education.
With the company’s success, QI Group has expanded by creating regional offices in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. QI Group has around 1,500 employees in the thirty countries in which it maintains a good business presence via its subsidiaries. Year after year, QI Group has achieved consistent success, which has led to the company bringing in an average revenue of $750 million annually.
Before QI Group
Vijay Eswaran attended the London School of Business. After graduating in 1984, he received his degree in socio-economics. Afterwards, Mr. Eswaran remained in Europe and found work in France, Belgium and the United Kingdom. Eventually, he received an important certification called CIMA, which stands for Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Later, he completed his MBA at Southern Illinois University in 1986.
After completing his studies abroad, Vijay Eswaran returned to his home country of Malaysia, where he was offered a job that involved expanding Cosway’s business operations. Over the next few years, he spent time living in several countries, and he worked in a number of high-profile positions. Finally, Vijay Eswaran teamed up with Joseph Bismark and founded the now wildly successful QI Group.
Achievements and Awards
Back in July of 2011, Vijay Eswaran was chosen by Forbes Asia Magazine as one of the Asian Region’s top philanthropy heroes. In 2013, the Asian Business Advisory Council named Vijay Eswaran “CEO of the Year.” Later, the same magazine also ranked Mr. Eswaran as Malaysia’s 25th richest personality.
Outside of his success in business, Vijay Eswaran has consistently shown his committment to philanthropy. Mr. Eswaran is the founder of the RYTHM Foundation and the Vijayaratnam Foundation. Though both of these foundations, he is able to give back to society.