Adi Godrej is chairman of the Godrej Group. He is also chairman of Godrej Industries Ltd., Godrej Consumer Products Ltd., Godrej Properties Ltd., The Godrej Group is one of India's largest conglomerates. Mr. Godrej received his undergraduate and Master’s degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Mr. Godrej is a Director of numerous firms, including Godrej & Boycc Mfg. Co. Ltd., Godrej Agrovet Ltd., Godrcj International Ltd. He is former Chairman and President of the Indian Soap & Toiletries Makers' Association, The Central Organisation for Oil Industry and Trade, The Solvent Extractors' Association of India, The Compound Livestock Feeds Manufacturers' Association, the Indo-American Society and the Governing Council of the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies and former member of the Dean's Advisory Council of the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Wharton Asian Executive Board. Mr. Godrej is a member of Tau Beta Pi (The Engineering Honor Society). Mr. Godrej is Chairman of the Board of the Indian School of Business; President, Confederation of Indian Industry; Mr. Godrej is a patron of the Himalayan Club. He is a recipient of several awards and recognitions including the Rajiv Gandhi Award 2002, the Entrepreneur of the Year for the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2010, Best Businessman of the Year for the GQ Men of the Year Awards 2010, Chemexcil's Life Time Achievement Award 2010, AIMA-JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award 2010, BMA-Management Man of the Year Award 2010-2011, Qimpro Platinum Standard award for business in 2011. He has been conferred the Padma Bhushan in 2013 as the Enterpreneur of the Year Award by Ernst & Young.
Adi Godrej has lived his life to the fullest not only for the Godrej group but for the nation as a whole.