Balkrishan Goenka is the New President of Assocham
Welspun Group Chairman Balkrishan Goenka assumed charge as the President of the industry chamber Assocham. Goenka succeeds Monnet Ispat & Energy Chairman and MD Sandeep Jajodia in the role.
In a statement issued by the chamber, Goenka shared that Assocham has formulated a new vision called ‘4-SIGHT’ based on the four pillars of entrepreneurship, digitisation, women empowerment and sustainability. “Within each of these areas we will have a focussed approach so that we can play an important role with industry and Government,” he said. Inspired by his father’s flair for business, Goenka began his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 19.
Balkrishan Goenka, also known as BKG, is the chairman of the Welspun Group which is a US$ 2.3 billion multinational conglomerate. BKG has built one of the most resilient conglomerates under the banner of Welspun. Every company of the Group is growing at a dynamic pace and has emerged as a market leader, with most clients coming from the Fortune 100 Companies. Today, Welspun Group as a whole captures a presence in more than 50 countries, employs over 24,000 people and has as many as 100,000+ shareholders.
With a drive to conquer, BKG has served to a gap in the market within various verticals, because of which Welspun has gathered quick momentum.