Speaker 2014 Annual Meeting


Nadir Godrej
Managing Director, Godrej Industries Ltd. and Chairman, Godrej Agrovet Ltd.

Nadir B. Godrej is the Managing Director at Godrej Industries Ltd. He holds a Master of Science degree in chemical engineering from Stanford 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 associate companies, and has been very active in research. Mr. Godrej is on the Board of several companies. Besides his professional assignments, he 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 and Chairman of the CII National Committee on Chemicals. 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 Chemexcil Life Time Achievement Award – 2013. He also received the Porter Prize 2013 for Creating Shared Value awarded to Godrej Industries Ltd. Mr. Godrej is interested in science, linguistics swimming and poetry; He is the author of “Life and Other Poems”, a collection of English and French poems; He has three sons, ages 22, 20 and 17.