Mr. Hiren Patel
Mr. Hiren Patel joined Nirma Limited in 1998 as Director and took over as its Managing Director in 2006. He has spearheaded the growth of the privately held Nirma Group from being primarily in the Consumer Goods business to becoming a diversified conglomerate encompassing Consumer Goods, Chemicals, Cement, Real Estate and Healthcare.
With his rich and varied experience, Mr. Patel has also led all the inorganic growth opportunities of the Group since 2005; when the Group made its first acquisition. At Nuvoco, he plays the role of mentor to the executive management.
Mr. Patel is an active philanthropist with a history of supporting education; among other things. He is a member of the Managing Committee of Nirma Education & Research Foundation, which runs the Nirma University with over 8,000 students across various disciplines, and Nirma Vidyavihar (K-12 schools).
Mr. Patel has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and M.B.A with specialization in Finance & Marketing from USA.