Priyavrata Mafatlal (G5), Vice Chairman, Arvind Mafatlal Group (India)
Priyavrata Mafatlal, an industrialist and fifth-generational entrepreneur, is the Vice-Chairman of the 118-year-old Arvind Mafatlal Group. He is the Managing Director at Mafatlal Industries Limited, one of India’s oldest textile companies, and a Director at NOCIL Limited, India’s largest manufacturer of specialty rubber chemicals. Carrying forward a rich family legacy of business ethics and values, Priyavrata wishes to hold on to his roots while leading the group with his futuristic and dynamic plans. Following his graduation in marketing, he built upon his learnings in Fashion Business and Leadership at Istituto Marangoni, London and IIM Ahmedabad respectively. He is currently pursuing the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School. Priyavrata firmly upholds his responsibility towards the Arvind Mafatlal Group and the Indian economy and society at large. Under his leadership, the Arvind Mafatlal Group has forayed into new growth areas, Ed-Tech, Health and Hygiene and Information Technology spaces. He is also a successful angel investor and has added significant value to the start-up ecosystem in India. Priyavrata was recently awarded the “Family Office Personality of the Year” by Franklin Templeton India and “The Economic Times Inspiring CEOs 2022” by ET Edge, a part of the Times of India Group.