B K Goenka
Who is B K Goenka?
B K Goenka is an entrepreneur based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is the Chairman of Mumbai-based US$ 3.5 billion Welspun Group. With his entrepreneurial ability and professionalism, he has built up a not so modest business conglomerate of US $3.5 billion. Today, under his able leadership and guidance, Welspun has emerged as the 2nd Largest Pipe Company in the World and amongst the world’s top 3 producers of Home Textiles. Recently, the company closed one of the biggest PE deals in recent times with Apollo Global Management - one of the world’s leading private equity firms. Every company of the Group is growing at a dynamic pace and has emerged as a market leader, with most clients being amongst the Fortune 100 Companies.
B. K. Goenka was born to Gayatri Devi Goenka and Gopiram Goenka in Churu, Rajasthan. The middle of three children, he spent his early years in Delhi before moving to Mumbai in the early 1980s. He started his career at an impressionable age of eighteen. He set up Welspun along with his cousin, Rajesh R. Mandawewala, who is now the Managing Director of the Welspun Group.
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