Nadir Godrej honoured with CHEMTECH Leadership & Excellence Award 2017 – Hall of Fame


Mumbai, 16th February 2017: Nadir Godrej, Managing Director, Godrej Industries Limited received the prestigious CHEMTECH Leadership & Excellence Award 2017 – Hall of Fame by Mr. Maulik Jasubhai, Chairman and CEO, Jasubhai Group and Chemtech foundation at a spectacular event held yesterday in Mumbai.

The coveted award recognizes 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.

About Godrej Industries Limited:

A Godrej Group Company, Godrej Industries Limited. (GIL) is a conglomerate with a significant presence in Home and Personal Care, Animal Feeds and Agri-products, Poultry, Oil Palm Plantation, Real Estate Development Oleo-chemicals and Vegetable Oils, both directly and through its subsidiaries and associate companies.

Godrej Agrovet Limited (GAVL), a subsidiary of Godrej Industries, is a diversified agribusiness company dedicated to improving the productivity of Indian farmers by innovating products and services that sustainably increase crop and livestock yields. GAVL has interests in Animal Feed, Oil Palm, Agri Inputs, Hybrid Seeds, and Poultry. In August 2015, Godrej Agrovet Limited acquired stake in Astec LifeSciences Limited. The company produces agrochemical active ingredients, intermediates and pharmaceutical intermediates.

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About CHEMTECH Leadership & Excellence Awards:

Throughout the history, engineering has driven the advancement of civilizations. The last hundred years have witnessed engineering excellence at its best and this, which has been the golden era for the manufacturing industry globally. Chemical engineers have often been referred to as “Universal Engineers” and backbone of the manufacturing industry, who have been at the core of building what we see today as the modern society. Since its inception in 1975, CHEMTECH has always strived to accord an international status to chemical engineering industry, which has been the driving force behind this historic journey of memorable milestones. In all its pursuits CHEMTECH has been following the motto that merit should be recognised duly and patronised to ensure growth and progress in any sphere of human endeavour. In 1983, CHEMTECH decided to recognise priceless contribution of visionaries and technocrats to Indian chemical industry who were setting the foundation of Indian chemical industry and paving the way for the progress for future generations and launched CHEMTECH CEW & CHEMTECH PBW Leadership & Excellence Awards.