Mr. Christo George

About the Speaker
  • Profession
    Chairman & Managing Director
  • Company
    Hykon Group of Companies

Christo George,Chairman & Managing Director of Hykon Group of Companiesis an Engineer in Electronics and Electrical from VLB Janaki Ammal College of Engineering, Coimbatore. During his Engineering course, he realized the opportunity for inverters he took his project of developing inverter, which was done at Cochin University for Science and technology.

Immediately after his graduation, he started a Small Scale Industry – Hykon Electronic Systems – with a capital of Rs 50,000/- employing 5 people. In 23 years, the Hykon group is having 5 companies and more than 450 plus employees. The other group companies are Hykon India (P) Ltd, Hykon Power Electronics (P) Ltd, Hykon Solar Energy (P) Ltd andHykon Transcripts (P) Ltd.

From Power Electronics products like UPS, Inverters, and Servo Stabilizers the Hykon has diversified in to IT enabled services, Solar Thermal Domestic and industrial Solar water heaters and Solar PV Solar Off grid PCUs , and Solar Chargers.

In 2015 Hykon, with Elite group of Companies started a joint venture of Solgen Energy (P) Ltd an EPC company doing manufacturing and marketing of Solar PV products like Solar Power Plants Off Grid & Grid Tie – and Solar LED Street lighting systems

During 2015-16 the group had achieved a total turnover of Rs. 90.25 crores. Further, Hykon has set for an ambitious goal of achieving the turnover of Rs. 156 crores by the year 2018.

Christo is married to Catherine George, Managing Director Hykon Power Electronics (P) Ltd. and have two sons George Christo and Thomas Christo.

During his entrepreneurial journey, Christo and his company has been bestowed with a lot of Awards and recognitions both from Government as well as from other Institutions.

They are,

  • The National Award (1997) from the Hon. Vice President of India.
  • The Rashtriya Rattan Award for Outstanding Individual Achievements and Service.
  • The Kamal Patra Award for outstanding Achievements in Business.
  • National Productivity Council Award for outstanding SSI unit
  • Kerala State Productivity Award for Service Industry
  • FACT M.K.K.Nair Memorial Award
  • Entrepreneur of the year 2004 by St. Berchman Institute of Management.
  • Best Product Award (SSI Sector) in ELECRAMA 2006 for UPQC and STATCOM.
  • Best Entrepreneur Award 2006-DCMS, Uni. Of Calicut
  • Best Entrepreneur Award 2008 ,2009 Chamber of Commerce Investors Club
  • Past Chairman Thrissur Zone, CII ( Confederation of Indian Industries)
  • Vice President : Trichur Management Association
  • SD Award : No. 9th UPS company in 2011-12
  • SD Award 2012-13 : No.8th UPS company, No.5th Solar PCU mfr in
  • SD Award 2013-14 : No.7th UPS company , No.5thSolar PCU mfr
  • SD Award 2014 -15 : No. 7th Power Electronics company, No. 4th Solar PCU mfr
  • SD Award 2015 16 : No.6th Power Electronics Co., No.3rd Top3 Offline UPS Mfr, 4th Solar PCU mfr