Hiteshkumar Thakkar Appointed as CEO & Whole Time Director of Gokul Agro Resources
Hiteshkumar Thakkar has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Whole Time Director of Gokul Agro Resources Limited for a period of five years with effect from September 25, 2023. Thakkar has more than 23 years of expertise in setting up and operating edible oil plants. He possesses strong skills in project management, procurement, operations, developing relationships with institutional buyers, and expanding distribution networks. His specialisation lies in the manufacturing and business development of castor oil and its derivatives.
As the CEO of Gokul Agro Resources Limited, he has played a crucial role in the company’s growth story. Under his leadership, project teams have successfully set up seed processing and extraction plants, refineries, power plants, and new products’ development. His strategic vision and leadership have been instrumental in driving the company’s success and establishing a robust position in the market. He is a chemical engineer.
Also, Kanubhai Thakkar is reappointed as Chairman & Managing Director of the Company for a further period of 5 years, with effect from July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2028. He is the first-generation leader who established the company not with the intention of making a profit but to make a difference. He has more than four decades of experience in the Edible Oil Industry. His decisions have immensely benefited the company and the group as a whole.
In the meantime, Viralkumar Thaker has resigned from the post of Company Secretary and Compliance Officer of the Company and has been relieved of his duties with effect from September 25, 2023.