Canadian Ajay Dilawri honoured
Indo-Canadian Ajay Dilawri, whose Dilawri Group ...
Indo-Canadian Ajay Dilawri, whose Dilawri Group is the largest auto dealer in Canada, has been honoured with the Order of British Columbia. The Dilawri Group, owned by Ajay Dilawri and his two brothers, owns 76 dealerships across five provinces in Canada. After emigrating from India, the family started the auto business in 1985. Today, the Group is Canada’s top auto dealer, selling 35 brands and employing about 4,000 staff.
Conferring the highest provincial honour on him, the British Columbian government citation says, “Ajay Dilawri is a leading entrepreneur whose vision, perseverance, leadership, and social conscience continues to improve the lives of many people in our province. He has made a significant and far-reaching impact throughout British Columbia.”