Mr Apurva Parekh is an Executive Director and part of the promoter family of Pidilite Industries Limited (Turnover of 4000Cr + & market capitalization of around 20000Cr). Pidilite is a consumer and specialty chemicals company with well-known brands like Fevicol, Fevikwik, M-Seal, Dr Fix-it, etc. Pidilite brands have near become near synonyms in their respective categories. Pidilite Industries Limited (BSE: 500331, NYSE: MMM) is the largest adhesive manufacturer in India. Pidilite also has extensive overseas presence.
Mr. Apurva Parekh is a Chemical Engineer from University of Wisconsin Madison & joined Pidilite in 1995 and over the years has handled various functions (Finance, IT and Supply Chain) & businesses. He has also led acquisition and integration of several brands and businesses in India and abroad. He currently oversees management of several businesses & subsidiaries of the Company. He has good understanding of technology & is enthusiastic about use of technology for benefit of business. Being on the Board of Pidilite and part of Senior Management team he is deeply involved in operations and strategy of the company.
He also plays role of mentor & board observer in Sarla Technologies – a leading company in Engineering & Plant Automation with IT & MAIA Intelligence - a leader in business intelligence software. He believes in a new India on the horizon. He is interested in new visionary, courageous and convincing models that are needed to scale out & build value.