Adi Burjor Godrej Awarded Padma Bhushan 2013

Adi-Godrej Adi Burjor Godrej is the Chairman, The Godrej Group, Godrej Industries, India

He got a Master’s in Management, from MIT, US.

Formerly, served as Chairman and President of industry associations and government-appointed development councils. President Designate, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Expertise: management development, international trade, consumer products, agricultural input industries. Interests: water skiing, windsurfing, horseback riding, bridge.

The Godrej group is among the largest family-owned businesses in the country. With a almost 110

year old legacy of innovation, it is known for an array of products that ranged from security equipment to soaps. Adi B. Godrej, chairman, Godrej Group, the third generation, is using IT to connect his supply and distribution chain, and will extend that connection to its three-and-a-half million retailers.

Adi is one of two

Parsis featured amongst the 108 awardees for the Padma Awards in 2013.