He will support wealth creators especially young entrepreneur
Rajiv Gandhi, Founder, CEO and Managing Director, Hester Biosciences has been appointed as Chairman of FICCI Gujarat State Council.
Gandhi said, “It is both an honour as well as a responsibility to serve and strengthen FICCI in Gujarat. This is a time of great global curiosity towards India. Gujarat being an economic powerhouse, will play a big role in further accelerating India’s growth. I will endeavour to support wealth creators especially young entrepreneurs. I will also continue to work on the path set by the immediate past FICCI Gujarat State Council Chairperson Geeta Goradia as well as work under the leadership of FICCI President Subhrakant Panda towards the objectives of FICCI.”
A B.com graduate from Bombay University, he started a proprietary trading company in 1985 in Mumbai for distributing animal health products with no experience or knowledge in the animal health business. He then transformed that proprietary business into Asia’s largest single-location animal vaccine and health products manufacturing company based in Ahmedabad under the name of Hester Biosciences. Hester is now a 500 people-strong organisation which recorded a turnover of Rs 219.35 crores in the financial year 2021-22, earning a net profit of Rs 39.52 crores.