Godrej group was established back in 1897, and its basement is in India’s independence and Swadeshi Movement. Ardeshir Godrej was the founder of this group. Currently, the team is enjoying the patronage of more than 1.1 billion consumers all over the world. It has a revenue of over $4.1 billion and is growing faster with the new, ambitious aspirations. The following are some of the top leaders of Godrej group.
He is the chairman of The Godrej Group and also the Board of the India School of Business. Previously, he was the president of the Confederation of India Industry. He has also been the Dean’s Advisory Council member of the MIT Sloan School of Management. He has also been the Board of Governors Chairman in the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies and also a member of the Wharton Asian Executive Board. To understand him better, he is also a patron of the Himalayan Club. Mr. Godrej has received several awards and recognition such as The American Indian Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Award 2002, Best Businessman of the year among others. He holds a Bachelor as well as Master’s degree from Sloan School of Management at MIT.
He is the chairman of Godrej Agrovet and the managing director of the Godrej industries. Mr. Nadir is also a director of various firms such as Godrej & Boyce Co Ltd, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd, Indian Hostels Co. Ltd and Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. He is a veteran of Indian industry and has played a crucial role in establishing and developing the animal feeds, agricultural chemicals and agricultural input businesses owned by Godrej. Mr. Nadir has a keen interest in research that is closely related to these areas which have resulted in several patents, especially in the field of agricultural chemicals. He has a tremendous experience and expertise in his field, and he has also contributed to the development of various industries by keenly participating in the production areas.
He is the chairman and also the Managing Director of Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company. This is a holding company of the Godrej Group. In facts, Godrej & Boyce Company has various businesses such as the refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines, home and office furniture among others. The Godrej Group is the best and the leading group in home appliances, office equipment, consumer durable among other services. Mr. Jamshyd is also the Chairman of Aspen Institute India. Furthermore, he is the Trustee and President of World Wide Fund for Nature located in India. He chairs the Board of Directors at Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, a member of Toyota Motor in Asia Pacific Regional Committee and a director of World Resources Institute in the USA. Previously, he was the President of The Confederation of Indian Industry and past Chairman at the Association India Machine Tool Manufacturers.
Many years back, Mr. Vijay joined the Lawkim Ltd, a company of light engineering that corrupted. Godrej Group takes over this company at the behest of N. P. Godrej in 1977. Vijay is a B.A. (Economics) holder from St. Stephen’s College in the University of Delhi. He is a Director of Godrej Industries, Precision Wires, and Godrej Agrovet in India. He is also a Trustee of the Bombay Scottish Orphanage Society. He is a member of Advisory Board of the Institute of Technology and Management located in Navi Mumbai. Back in 1991, he developed the Naoroji Godrej Center which was responsible for Plant Research at Shindewadi. This center does extensive research and also propagate endangered and rare species, especially the medicinal plants.