Mr. Nadir. B. Godrej is the Managing Director of Godrej Industries Ltd. and Chairman of Godrej Agrovet 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, Mr. Godrej 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. Recently, Mr. Godrej 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
Science, linguistics, swimming and poetry; author of "Life and Other Poems" & “Nadir Godrej The Poet”, a collection of English and French poems; three sons, ages 23, 21 and 19.