Adi Go­drej, Chair­man, Go­drej Group

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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.

Nadir Go­drej, Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor, Go­drej In­dus­tries Lim­ited

Adi Go­drej, Chair­man, Go­drej Group

Piro­jsha Go­drej, Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor & CEO, Go­drej Prop­er­ties

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