Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group
Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group received the prestigious Golden Peacock Lifetime Achievement Award for Ethical Leadership’ for being an outstanding Indian pioneer in the world of business and beyond. The award was presented to Godrej at Bombay Stock Exchange. Golden Peacock Awards were established more than two decades ago (1991) by the Institute of Directors (IOD) to acknowledge the achievements of the best. Each year, the Awards Committee selects leaders and persons of eminence for their outstanding contribution to public causes and the society at large. The award recognised Godrej’s exemplary leadership which has contributed immensely to the growth
and development of the industrial sectors in India and globally. His path-breaking and visionary contributions as a Responsible Business Leader have set an example for other inspiring leaders to follow. As an Ethical Leader, he has truly transformed the fundamental societal and business scenario in the country, a statement from the Golden Peacock awards said. Talking about this achievement Godrej said, “I am happy to be honoured with this award and humbly accept it. This recognition only strengthens my resolve to continuously pursue excellence in an ethical manner. At Godrej, we are always committed to our values and a good Corporate Governance which has helped us achieves our business objectives in an ethical manner”. Some of the previous recipients of Golden Peacock Leadership Awards include Sir Adrian Cadbury, Dr. Daniel Vasella, Chairman, Novartis AG, Dr. Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro Limited, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group, A. M. Naik, Chairman, Larsen & Toubro Ltd, Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta Resources PLC, Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, Bharti Enterprises Ltd, Shiv Nadar, Founder & Chairman, HCL Corporation and Shiv Nadar Foundation, Rajashree Birla, Chairperson, Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development, Aditya Birla Group, Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation, Dr. B. R. Shetty, Executive Vice-Chairman & CEO, NMC Healthcare (UAE), Vinita Singhania, Managing Director, JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd, Tulsi R. Tanti, CMD, Suzlon Group, Kishore Biyani, Founder and CEO, Future Group, Analjit Singh, Founder & Chairman, Max India Ltd, M. G. George Muthoot, Chairman, Muthoot Group, and others.
Nadir Godrej honoured with CHEMTECH Leadership & Excellence Award 2017– Hall of Fame
The coveted award recognises the individuals who brave odds and dare to tread new paths. The award applauds the pioneering efforts of those who have not only propelled the growth of their own organizations but also paved the pathway for progress of a wide spectrum of downstream chemicals industry and allied industrial sectors. Talking about this achievement Mr. Nadir Godrej, Managing Director, Godrej Industries Limited said, "I am extremely pleased to be honoured with this distinguished title. It is recognition of the untiring and dedicated efforts of our team towards constantly pursuing novel technologies and innovative ideas in pursuit of excellence. This recognition further strengthens our determination to enhance customer satisfaction and reinforce our numero uno position in the marketplace." Mr. Nadir Godrej is passionate about sustainability. His focus on new technologies in product development and manufacturing have hugely influenced Godrej Industries Limited's venture in the development & research of novel green surfactants and agri-chemicals. Recently, he 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. He has also been awarded the Chevalier de Legion d'Honneur, Globoil Life Time Achievement Award - 2012, OTAI Life Time Achievement Award - 2012, Chemtech CEW Leadership & Excellence Award -2013, and Chemexcil Life Time Achievement Award - 2013. Mr. Godrej is the President of The
Alliance Francaise De Bombay. He is also a Member of the CII National Council and Chairman of the CII National Committee on Chemicals. Godrej Industries (Chemicals) is one of the India's leading players in oleochemicals, derivatives and surfactants. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities are located in India at Valia (Gujarat), Dombivili and Ambernath in Maharashtra. The company manufacture and market over 100 chemicals for use in more than 24 applications. It is expanding its reach globally and the products are exported all over the world.
Godrej Properties elevates Pirojsha Godrej as Chairman, Adi Godrej to be Chairman Emeritus
Godrej Properties BSE 1.15 %, the real estate development arm of Godrej Group, has made changes to its leadership team with Chairman Adi Godrej assuming the Chairman Emeritus position. Pirojsha Godrej, who is currently the Managing Director and CEO of the company, will be the Executive Chairman. Mohit Malhotra, currently an Executive Director at Godrej Properties, will be the new Managing Director and CEO, the company said in a statement. All the aforementioned changes will be effective from April 1st, 2017. Pirojsha Godrej, who joined Godrej Properties in 2004, has been the Managing Director and CEO of the realty developer since 2012. "Pirojsha, Mohit, and the Godrej Properties team have delivered tremendous results in a difficult market environment and I'm sure will lead the company to new heights. There will be many exciting opportunities in the Indian real estate space in the coming decades and the leadership team at Godrej Properties is well placed to capture these opportunities and successfully build an outstanding company," Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group. In the years that he has led the company, Godrej Properties has been one of the fastest growing real estate developers in India and for the first time in fiscal year 2016, emerged as India's largest publicly listed real estate developer by sales, the release added. "I am honored and excited to take on this new role and I thank the Board for their continued support and confidence. I'd also like to thank my father for his foresight in establishing Godrej Properties and for his inspirational leadership that has helped the company grow to this stage. I look forward to his continued guidance," said Pirojsha Godrej, Managing Director & CEO, Godrej Properties. Pirojsha holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania, a Master's degree in International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University, and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Mohit Malhotra joined Godrej Properties in 2010 and has been instrumental in the company's growth since then. He first headed business development for the company and has since taken on larger leadership responsibilities that currently include heading GPL's pan-India operations. "I'd like to thank the Board of Directors for entrusting me with this important responsibility and I look forward to giving my very best in this new role. It has been a pleasure working closely with Pirojsha to build Godrej Properties to its current position of strength. I greatly look forward to working with the excellent team at Godrej Properties to script the next chapter of the company's growth," Mohit Malhotra, Executive Director, Godrej Properties. Malhotra was appointed to GPL's Board of Directors as an Executive Director in 2015. Prior to joining Godrej, Mohit has worked in several leading companies in the FMCG, private equity, and real estate development space. Karan Bolaria, who currently heads Godrej Fund Management, a subsidiary of Godrej Properties, will be appointed as its CEO. Karan has worked with Godrej Properties since 2008 in various leadership roles and was responsible for setting up the company's investment platforms with leading global institutional investors. In his new role, Bolaria will drive Godrej Fund Management's growth efforts and will continue to report to Pirojsha.
Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group
Nadir Godrej, Managing Director, Godrej Industries Limited
Pirojsha Godrej, Managing Director & CEO, Godrej Properties