Abhay Firodia is chairman of Force Motors, maker of vans, pickup trucks, SUVs and tractors,. He is the President of the Society of Indian Automobiles Manufacturers (SIAM) for the year 2017-18. He has been the President of the Society of Indian Automobiles Manufacturers (SIAM) in the 1990s, the President of the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), the President of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC), the President of the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), as also President of the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries & Agriculture (MCCIA) (2010-2012). He is the recipient of the “Jain Ratna” Award, at the hands of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Recipient of the award “Cross of the Order of Merit’ of the Federal Republic of Germany, for exemplary services rendered - in bringing about closer business relations - between India and the FRG. He is bestowed with the honorary degree of “Doctor of Science” by the Rajiv Gandhi Technological University, Madhya Pradesh. Recipient of the Ernst & Young – Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2016, in the Business Transformation category.