M. Murugappan is Vice Chairman of the Murugappa Corporate Board. He is also Chairman of Tube Investments of India Limited, Carborundum Universal Limited, Wendt India Limited, and Murugappa Morgan Thermal Ceramics Limited.
Murugappan serves as a trustee of the AMM Foundation and correspondent of the Murugappa Polytechnic College. He is also member of the Board of Governors, IIT, Madras.
He holds a Master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan.