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Nadir Godrej

Managing Director, Godrej Industries

Mr. Nadir B. Godrej is the Managing Director of Godrej Industries Ltd. and the Chairman of Godrej Agrovet Ltd. He is also the Co-Chair of Godrej Good & Green Governing Council. He holds a Master of Science degree in chemical engineering from Standford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has been a Director of several Godrej companies since 1977 and has developed the animal feed, agricultural inputs and chemicals businesses of Godrej Industries and other associated companies, and has been very active in research.

Mr. Godrej is deeply committed to the GOOD and GREEN strategies and achievement of set targets for the Godrej Group. He encourages and supports a shared vision value for all programs of Good and Green.

Mr. Godrej is on the Board of several companies. Besides his professional assignments, Mr. Godrej was the former President of Oil Technologists’ Association of India, Indo-French Technical Association and the Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers Association of India.

Mr. Godrej is the President of the Alliance Francaise De Bombay. And also a Member of the CII National Council.

Mr. Godrej has been awarded Chevalier de Legion d’Honneur, Globoil Life Time Achievement Award – 2012, OTAI Life Time Achievement Award – 2012, Chemtech CEW Leadership & Excellence Award – 2013, and Chemexil Life Time Achievement Award – 2013.

He also received the Porter Prize 2013 for Creating Shared Value awarded to Godrej Industries Ltd. Mr. Godrej was conferred a Lifetime Achievement Award by The All India Liquid Bulk Importers and Exporters Association (AILBIEA) at their 16th Anniversary celebrations on April 1, 2016.

Recently, the Board of Management of Manav Rachna University has unanimously conferred Mr. Godrej with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. And few months ago, he has been inducted as Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE).

Science, linguistics, swimming and poetry; author of “Life and Other Poems” & “Nadir Godrej The Poet”, a collection of English and French poems; three sons, ages 25, 23 and 21.