Amit Goradia

Board Member - United Way India

Amit joined Pioneer Equipment Co. Pvt. Ltd. as a management trainee in 1973. After various assignments in the company, he joined the Board of Directors of Pioneer Equipment in 1980 and headed the company from 1981 to 1990.

His experience in the industry has seen him undertake various responsibilities including conceptualizing and executing the toothbrush manufacturing unit of M/s. Dye Azo Pvt. Ltd, promoting Jewel Brushes Pvt Ltd. as manufacturers of Tooth Brushes and promoting Coronet Products Pvt. Ltd. a joint Venture with M/s. Coronet Werke GmbH, Germany for the manufacture of Household Care and Dental Care Products.

Amit is also a founder and director of Kunkel Wagner (India) Pvt. Ltd a Joint Venture Company with Kunkel Wagner Process technologies GmbH, Germany. Kunkel Wagner Process technologies GmbH are world famous manufacturers of specialized Foundry Equipment and Turnkey Plants and operate in various countries in Africa and Asia.

Amit has also donned many other hats and has been on the boards and committees of various organizations including Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) & was Chairman of Gujarat State Council of FICCI till 2007. He is a member of the Managing Committee of the Federation of Gujarat Industries since 1988 and has held various Executive Positions, and has also headed the organization. Amit was the chairman of Baroda Citizens Council, (BCC) Vadodara from 2000 to 2009 and was the chairman of the Board of United Way of Vadodara from 2009 to 2013, in addition to being a Trustee since 1991.