Arun David was born in a business family in Kothamangalam, Ernakulam district, Kerala on 07-December 1977 as second of the four children of Late C.P. David and Mary David. His father was a well known businessman and a social activist. Arun started his schooling in Sobhana English Medium School, Kothamangalam till the 7th Grade and thereafter pursued his studies in St. Peters English Medium School (Now St. Peters Senior Secondary School), Kadayiruppu, Kolencherry.
He did his Pre degree at Christ College, Irinjalakuda during 1993-1995. Later on, he graduated from Prajyoti Niketan Arts and Science College, Pudukadu, Thrissur in 1998 majoring in Computer Science under the curriculum of Calicut University. In 1999, he joined PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore for his MBA and passed out with flying colours in 2001.
Arun David married Beth Joyson of Pulikkottil family in 2005 and the couple has 2 children. Arun David is a non smoker and a non drinker following non vegetarian food habit.
All of his life, his parents had taught him the value of helping others which he makes it in practice. He has the strong urge to work for the society and help the needy.
Political View and Commitment
Arun David was very much active and interested in politics especially in campus period. He was elected as the University Union Councillor in 1997 and Vice Chairman of Calicut University Union in 1998, led by the Left Democratic Students Front. His thoughts and spirits are always with the distressed and downtrodden people. Strengthening their lives and to uplift them in the society has been his aspiration since his college days. Above all he is an anti corruption activist and a patriot in all walks of life.
With the unexpected sickness and demise of his father, Arun David started managing his ancestral business. Within the years, he has matured into a full-fledged industrialist by spreading his business arms in various segments. Now Arun is the Chairman & CEO of DAVIDSONS business concerns and leading their business segments including Precasts, Plantations, Fashion & Apparels, Housing, Clearing and Forwarding, Trading, Granite crushing.
Conceiving a clear vision of goals with a well structured plan and absolute dedication along with a clear understanding of the rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees made him flourish into a reputable and recognized industrialist in Kerala. Even when relationships and friendships take precedence outside the workplace, the success of the business and the welfare of his employees come first. He is a dedicated and enthusiastic person who believes in a win- win strategy both in business policies and stipulations.
Social Responsibility and Charity
As an industrialist, Arun relentlessly provides a dynamic work environment and brilliant opportunities for hundreds of his employees from various segments. He leads and guides his team as a mentor, well wisher and above all a good companion. Arun strongly believes that Corporate Social Responsibility activity (CSR) is an integral part of every business and he makes use of such reserves for several noble causes. He is supporting many NGOs/ Charitable organizations.
Arun is well accepted among his colleagues for his devotion in career and his commitment to social work is truly impeccable. He continues participating in social work and is one of the few industrialists who always aspire for the wellbeing of his employees as well. Even when challenges blocked his way, his ability to work through strong adversities made him stronger. He always dreams of making use of his experience and expertise in contributing to the goodness of the people around him. Arun is a truthful businessman and stands distinct from the currently prevailing process of blatant corrupted industrialists.