Leader Details

P.K. Ahammed


PK Ahammed, the renowned industrialist and philanthropist, has been creating an unparalleled legacy for about half a dozen decades. He is the Chairman of Peekay Group, which is the parent company of industrial companies such as Peekay Steel Casting (P) Ltd and Peekay Rolling Mills (P) Ltd and the founders of some of the socially responsible initiatives such as Peekay Educational and Charitable Trust and Peekay Arts & Science College, Calicut. PK Ahammed has been part of several educational and Healthcare initiatives in Kerala.

P.K. Ahammed joined his father’s business in 1960 and took control of the company in 1971 when his father expired. PK Ahammed & Co. was the first firm in Kerala to obtain NOC from the Govt of India and import rice from Nepal in 1974.  He diverted his trading activities to industry when he joined the board of Janatha Steel Mills (P) Ltd in 1972.

He established Ahammed Roller Flour Mills (P) Ltd. in 1982. This was the first Roller Flour Mills to be started in the small scale sector in Kerala.  It was followed by establishment of two more flour mills viz Peekay Roller Flour Mills, Calicut and Pondy Roller Flour Mills (P) Ltd, Mahe. He moved to the steel sector by taking over Janatha Steel Mills (P) Ltd in 1984. He then concentrated on steel by establishing Peekay Steel Castings (P) Ltd and Peekay Rolling Mills (P) Ltd. and the rest is history.

In consistency with its objectives and in conformity with the modern business concept, Peekay Group sets apart a part of the profit earned by the group towards Corporate Social Responsibility year after year.  The beneficiaries include leading educational institutes, hospitals, charitable trusts, and welfare associations.