PROMOTERS
 
 
Balkrishan Goenka
 

Balkrishan Goenka (or ‘BKG’ as he is more popularly known) is Chairman and Managing Director of Welspun Group and the person who has steered the business to its present heights. He began his career when he launched Welspun at the young age of 18 in 1985, and became a Full time Director of the Group in 1991, rising rapidly to be recognised as one of the leading entrepreneurs of the country today.


BKG has played a pivotal role in the success of the Group, a story he has scripted with his vision, dynamism and dedication. Accepting all challenges and leading his team to overcome every obstacle he has embodied the Welspun spirit of ‘Dare to Commit’. In the process Welspun has emerged as the 2nd largest Line Pipe (Large Diameter) company in the world and one of the Top Three producers of Home Textiles.


A family man to the core, BKG is happily married for over 20 years and dotes over his two daughters. An avid reader, vintage cars are one of his passions. A religious person by nature, BKG has a strong belief in Spirituality. He is the member of the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) and member of various reputed clubs and Institutes both in India and abroad. Under his able guidance, Welspun was awarded the Emerging Company of the Year at Economic Times Awards in 2008.

 
 
R.R. Mandawewala
 

R.R. Mandawewala is the Group Managing Director of Welspun Group and Chairman of Christy, UK. A Chartered Accountant by profession, he is in-charge of operations of the textile business and has enabled Welspun to develop a global reach in over 50 Countries.

 
 
Dipali Goenka
 

Dipali Goenka is Managing Director of Welspun Global Brands Ltd and the driving force behind its textile business. A successful entrepreneur, she has balanced her professional commitments and her other roles as mother and wife to perfection. As the MD of Welspun Global Brands Ltd., one of the top three home textile manufacturers in the world, she has successfully led the development of two brands – Spaces Home & Beyond and Welhome.


A Graduate in Psychology with a brief stint at Harvard, she pioneered the establishment of the Welspun design studio and retail initiative in India, and led it to emerge as an award-winning design team with a clear global perspective.

She also spearheads the Group’s CSR activities which include Welspun Vidyamandir High School and Welspun Anganwadi in Anjar, Gujarat, as well as other initiatives related to Education, Empowerment & Health, and the Environment.


Mrs. Goenka has also played an active role in FICCI, being initially involved with Young FICCI Ladies Organization (YFLO) Mumbai Chapter, and later with FLO – The Women’s Wing of FICCI, Mumbai Chapter.