Vijay Eswaran is the current executive chairman of the Q1 group whose headquarters are located in Hong Kong. He is also a renowned author. He was born on Oct 1960 by Pushpavathy Chinnaiah, who was a teacher, and Vijayaratnam Saravanamuthu who worked with the Ministry of labor in Malaysia. Due to Vijayaratnam’s work in the ministry of labor, the family moved to different parts of Malaysia during Vijay Eswaran’s childhood.
In 1984, he acquired his economic degree from the London school of economics. After graduation, he prolonged his stay in Europe where he did some jobs like plucking grapes in France, working on a construction site situated in Belgium and also driving a cab in London. Vijay never gave up; he knew something good was about to happen.
Vijay was then introduced to binary system marketing, which gave him the urge of acquiring a professional qualification. He joined CIMA in the UK where he got the qualification, and then went ahead to Southern Illinois University where he received his MBA. Read more: Dato Vijay Eswaran: From taxi driver to worth over $500 million dollars
It is at this time that he got involved in multilevel marketing as a part-time job while he still working for Synaptics located in U.S. He then returned to Malaysia where the COSWAY Group approached him to start its business in the Philippines, and from there he began to take MLM with a lot of seriousness.
Vijay Eswaran returned to Asia in 1998 where he co-founded a multi-level marketing company, which grew to what is known today as the Q1 Group. The Q1 group is an e-commerce based enterprise, which entails business in luxury products, telecommunications, travel, training, corporate investments, wellness, and media.
The group’s regional offices are located in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. It is also present in around ten countries in its subsidiary companies.
Vijay was number 25 in the Forbes Asia’s Malaysia’s richest people. He was also given the New Global Indian Award for business excellence and also philanthropy award at the Global Indian Business Meet that took place in New York.
Business has been Vijay’s line of livelihood and has made commendable achievements while in business.