Analjit Singh was born in New Delhi, to Bhai Mohan Singh and Avtar Mohan Singh. Bhai Mohan Singh (1917-2006) was the founder of Ranbaxy Laboratories. Analjit Singh was the youngest of three sons of Bhai Mohan Singh—Parvinder Singh and Manjit Singh were the two elder brothers.
Analjit Singh got married to Neelu Singh on 30 December 1979. The couple has three children, Pia Singh, Veer Singh and Tara Singh Vachani. Pia works for Max Health care. Veer is the founder and owner of Vana Retreats.Tara is the MD and CEO of Antara Senior Living. Tara is married to Sahil Vachani, who is the MD of Max Ventures and Industries Limited (MVIL)
He served as the Chairman of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Roorkee, from 2011 to 2014. He serves on the Prime Minister’s UK-India CEO Forum, where he is the co-chair of Ease of Doing Business Committee along with Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP Plc.He has also served as a member of Prime Minister’s Indo-US CEO Forum. He has served as Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) national committee on insurance and pensions.
Analjit Singh has been the Chairman of Vodafone India since February 2012. He has been the key spokesperson of Vodafone in India and was the main representative of the company during the Vodafone’s retrospective taxation controversy with the Government of India.
Max Group is multi Business enterprise containing three listed companies—Max Financial Services, Max India Limited and Max Ventures and Industries Limited. Max Financial Services comprises, Max Life Insurance, India’s largest private non-bank life insurance company. Max India Limited comprises Max Health care, comprising a chain of 14 hospitals; Max Bupa, a health insurance provider and Antara Senior Living, a full Service residential community. Max Ventures and Industries Limited comprises Max Speciality Films, one of the Leaders in speciality films packaging Business, Max Estates, a real estate firm, an investment vertical called Max I. which has already invested in Azure hospitality and Nykaa.com. Max Ventures and Industries Limited has also announced its interest in education which are being pursued under Max Learning.Max Group has joint venture relationships with Mitsui Sumitomo of Japan in Max Life Insurance, Life Health care of South Africa in Max Health care and Bupa Plc of the United Kingdom in Max Bupa.
In 2015, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Amity University, Noida.
He served on the Board of Tata Global Beverages and resigned in December 2016. He had voted against the resolution moved for Cyrus Mistry’s ouster as Chairman of the company. In his resignation letter he said that he lamented at the overall lack of transparency surrounding the sacking of Cyrus Mistry.