The QI Group is a multilevel marketing giant. The company has hundreds of thousands of independent marketing representatives and a presence in over 30 countries. It markets a wide range of affordably priced, high quality products throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
The company was founded in 1998 by Malaysian native Vijay Eswaran. Raised in a working-class family, Eswaran has worked to become one of Asia’s richest men. People love him because he has created jobs for hundreds of thousands of people and has created charitable organizations through which he provides much-needed support for the less fortunate in the region. Read more: Dato’ Sri Vijay Eswaran Speaks At World Economic Forum 2016
Vijay Eswaran became involved in multilevel marketing while in the United Kingdom pursuing a socioeconomic degree at the London School of Economics. He also gained valuable experience in the field while working on his MBA at Southern Illinois University in the United States.
After spending more than a decade abroad working with large corporations like IBM, Vijay Eswaran returned to Asia in 1998 and co-founded the QI Group in the Philippines. Under his guidance, the company grew rapidly. It now boasts a presence in dozens of countries and has regional offices in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.
A wide array of organizations have given Vijay Eswaran awards and accolades for his work. His excellence in business and philanthropy led to him receiving the New Global Indian award in 2012. Forbes Asia also named him one of the 48 ‘Heroes of Philanthropy’. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: http://philanthropies.org/vijay-eswaran-2/
Vijay Eswaran’s business acumen is widely respected and he is regularly asked to speak at business conferences throughout Asia. He has also written a series of best-selling inspirational books and thought-provoking articles for newspapers in Sri Lana and other countries throughout the region.
Two of the things that have made Vijay Eswaran a much beloved figure are his generosity and humility. Through his philanthropic organizations the Vijayaratnam Foundation, named after his father, and the RYTHM Foundation, the social responsibility arm of the QI Group, he has improved the quality of life for countless people. He credits his parents for teaching him the vital importance of helping less fortunate people.