The International Trade council appoints Dr. Sandeep Gupta, the Joint Managing Director of Richa Industries Limited as its Chairperson in India. According to a statement issued by the company, Gupta is a certified corporate director from the World Council for Corporate Governance and is credited with leading the organisation through a period of tremendous growth from 70 employees in 1999 to 1,000 as of 2015.
In his new role, Dr. Gupta will represet the council at official functions and carry out official visitations. He will actively work to establish local member led committees and volunteers for the ITC in India.
Speaking on the occasion, Gupta said: “I am honoured to have been given this responsibility by Indian trade council. It is an outstanding opportunity to connect with all local communities. Networking peers will allow sharing information, exchanging ideas with them and help to foster innovation.”
Richa Industries is a leading construction and engineering firm with a turnover of Rs.3,000 million. Gupta’s accomplishments include the successful management of the initial public offer of Richa Knits Limited in 2006 for Rs.270 million, which established the company as one of the largest players in the textile industry in India.
As CEO of Richa’s new textile unit at IMT Manesar, Gurgaon, Gupta was responsible for taking he company along a trajector of growth to gross 200 million in 2004, two years of taking over the leadership. Dr. Gupta also initiated Richa Idustries’ strategic journey from textiles to Pre Engineered Buildings, turnkey solutions and structural steel.
Dr. Gupta has a Doctor of Philosophy in Management and MBS from the University of Bhartiya Vidyapeeth. He has been conferred the FCCI Excellence Award for outstanding SME Etrepreneur and is an active member of the All India Management Association. Dr. Gupta is also an active govering body member of the Faridabad Chamber of Commerce and a former govering body member of the Haryana Environmental Management Society.
Richa Industries was set up in 1993. It is a leading construction and engineering firm operational in textile, pre-engineered building, structural steel and turnkey solutions sectors. An ISO 9001: 2008 certified company, Richa Industries is a listed company in BSE. After achieving an exponential growth in textile sector, since its inception, Richa Industries stretched its arms and forayed into pre-engineered building sector in 2008. Today, it is one of the biggest company operating in the northern part of the country. The company has set up its registered cum corporate office in Faridabad, Haryaa and has its fully operational state of the art PEB manufacturing plant in Kashipur in Uttarakhand and textile manufacturing plant in Kawnra, Faridabad in Haryana.
The Iternational Trade Council is a unique global organisation in which members indentify andshare best practices to achieve improvements in every aspect of socially and economically responsibility domestic and international trade. The ITC believes that entrepreneurship should be a main driver for economic growth. To facilitate entrepreneurship, there is a need to share information about best practices in education, information communications and techology, intellectual property rights and potential barriers to trade. This can be done by creating partnerships between legislators, private business, non profit organistions and educational institutes.