Chairman and founder of Chemmanur Group of Companies, George Chemmanur is heir to more –than- a-century-old jewellery retail business of the Chemmanur family established in 1863 . Exposed to business at a young age, George chemmanur has been a very successful businessman with a growing business empire of multiple companies in multiple industries including Finance , Plantations, Luxury Jewellery brand , Gold wholesale , Refining , Granite , Oleoresins , Exports , Education etc . The flagship being ‘Chemmanur Jewellers’ the retail chain of 20+ Gold jewellery retail stores in India and abroad . He is equally committed to social causes. An expert in finance and business, George chemmanur has been serving on the Boards of several business establishment including the Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd. for over a decade.