Sunil Godhwani, formerly the head of Religare Enterprises Limited, has been a driving force behind the group and its vision.
With his strong leadership skills, Sunil Godhwani believes in leading from the front and has been attributed to have established a culture that is entrepreneurial, result oriented, customer focused and based on teamwork.
Sunil Godhwani has had a tremendous strategic run with Religare and was instrumental in the organization’s growth since his joining in 2001, as Chairman and Managing Director. Sunil Godhwani has also been credited as having been a key force in giving shape to Religare to its current form.
Prior to joining Religare, Sunil has had a diverse and wide-ranging experience of over two decades in managing large scale business ventures.
A prominent Industry spokesperson, Sunil Godhwani is an active participant across various platforms such as the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI). He has also been honored with many awards and accolades globally.
Born and raised in New Delhi, India, Sunil pursued his higher studies internationally. He received a B. Sc. Degree in Chemical Engineering and a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Finance from Polytechnic Institute of New York.
|New York University Tandon School of Engineering
|Former Chairperson & MD of Religare
|GODHWANI BROS INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
|Managing Director (1990-2001)
|10 December 1960
|Godhwani Bros India Pvt. Ltd.
|Religare Enterprises Ltd.
Awards & Recognition
|Best M&A deal in THE Health/Life Sciences – 8th Annual M&A Awards 2010
|Recipient of the “Best M&A Deal in the Health/Life Sciences Category” at the 8th Annual M&A Awards held in New York for the ‘Acquisition of strategic stake in Parkway Holdings by Fortis Healthcare Ltd.
|India Business Leader of The Year – Global Indian Business Meeting 2010
|Conferred an award for ‘India Business Leader of the Year’ in recognition of his professional and social contributions at the Global Indian Business Meeting hosted by Horasis, in Madrid, Spain
|CEO of The Year Award – CEO Clubs International 2009
|Conferred “CEO of the year” Award at CEO Clubs International Awards, Dubai
|Udyog Rattan Award – Institute Of Economic Studies 2009
|Won Udyog Rattan Award and Religãre Enterprises Limited conferred with ‘Excellence Award’ by Institute of Economic Studies at Indian Habitat Centre
|Best New IPO Listing – Outlook Money – NDTV Profit Awards 2008
|RWon Outlook Money – NDTV Profit Awards 2008 for “Best New IPO Listing” presented by Mr. C.B Bhave, former Chairman-Securities & Exchange Board of India
|Key People To Watch Out For In BFSI – Economic Times
|Featured in The Economic Times, India’s largest business daily, as one of the key people to watch out for in the BFSI space
|Buttonwood Gathering – The Economist
|Speaker at 2010 Buttonwood Gathering, the flagship finance conference of The Economist, held at New York alongside eminent personalities like Vikram Pandit, Stephen Roach and Wilbur L. Ross Jr.
|Religare Enterprises Limited
|Type of business
|SME Finance, Affordable Housing Finance, Retail Broking, Health Insurance
|No. of employees
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