Balkrishan Goenka is the chairman of the Welspun Group. He has been one of the promoters of the group from its inception and is one of its prime architects. For over 27 years, Mr. Goenka, with his strong business acumen and risk-taking abilities, is credited to have successfully steered the Welspun Group in many high-growth sectors.
Accepting all challenges and leading his team to overcome every obstacle, he has embodied the Welspun spirit of ‘Dare to Commit’. In the process, Welspun has emerged as the 2nd largest Line Pipe (large diameter) company in the world, and one of the top three producers of Home Textiles.
He is regarded as one of the foremost corporate leaders of India, and is amongst India’s most dynamic businessmen. He was the former President of ASSOCHAM (2019) and recipient of Asian Business Leadership (ABLF) Award, 2019. Under his able guidance, Welspun was awarded the Emerging Company of the Year at Economic Times Awards in 2008.