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US Bhartia
 

Mr US Bhartia, the promoter and Chairman of the Rs16,000 million Bhartia Group, is a renowned industrialist. He holds an Honours Bachelor's degree in Commerce from the University of Kolkata and has over 30 years of experience in managing large- scale industrial companies. He has been associated with India Glycols Limited for over 12 years as the Managing Director.

He is renowned in the chemical industry and has contributed immensely to developing and introducing quality chemicals including MEG and other speciality chemicals, ethyl alcohols and natural gums among many others. Mr Bhartia was also conferred the Udyog Ratna award in 2005.

Under his able leadership since 1996, the company has grown from a single product of mono ethylene glycols from a single plant at Kashipur, to multiple products including EOD, glycol ethers, ethyl alcohol (potable), natural gums, industrial gases, nutraceuticals and sugar at four different plant locations, including a sugar plant at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

The plant capacity of MEG and equivalents has increased from 60MT in 1996 to 575MT in 2008. The company’s turnover has since increased from Rs122 crore in 1996 to Rs1539 crore in 2008, with an average annual growth of over 23 per cent every year.

All the four plants of the company, including the sugar plant, are controlled from the head office in New Delhi under the supervision, guidance and direction of Mr. Bhartia, who takes keen interest in various ongoing projects, their conception, planning and execution.