Chandu L Chavan
Chairman & Managing Director
An alumnus of 1987 batch of Cusrow Wadia Institute of Technology, Pune, Mr. Chavan started his career with Bajaj Auto Ltd. After nine years of service he left Bajaj Auto and incorporated a proprietorship firm, M/s. Phoenix Enterprises to capitalise on opportunities envisaged by him in the precision tubes industry. In 2002, he acquired Innoventive Industries, erstwhile known as Arihant Domestic Appliances Pvt. Ltd. Since then he has been an integral part of the company’s Board of Directors.
His experience and expertise has been the driving force behind growth strategy of the Group and entry of the Group in various product segments and new markets. He has also been instrumental in driving many domestic and international acquisitions made by the Company. A first-generation entrepreneur, avid reader and traveller, he has been pioneer behind several Social Innovation projects.