The uncommon facet of Godrej Industries subsequent boss Nadir Godrej

RPG Enterprises Chairman Harsh Goenka shared a video by which Nadir Godrej, MD of Godrej Industries, is seen reciting a transferring poem for brother Adi Godrej marking his retirement as Godrej Industries Chairman. 

79-year-old industrialist Adi Godrej will step down as chairman of Godrej Industries Ltd (GIL) after greater than 4 many years, with impact from 1 October. He’ll proceed to function Chairman of the Godrej Group and Chairman Emeritus of Godrej Industries. Nadir Godrej, who’s at present Managing Director of Godrej Industries, will take over as the brand new Chairman and Managing Director.

In his tweet, Goenka mentioned that Nadir Godrej had a uncommon facet, that of a poet. “Nadir Godrej, a gentleman industrialist, has a uncommon facet to him – he is a wonderful poet. Hear his recitation on the retirement of his brother Adi, an expensive pal of mine. @GodrejGroup.”

Within the practically 3-minute lengthy video, Nadir Godrej recited a tribute titled – ‘Adi Farewell’. The poem goes on to speak about his becoming a member of Godrej Soaps (now Godrej Client Merchandise) in 1963. He sums up the poem by saying “his sneakers are huge and onerous to fill”.


Nadir Godrej ended his tribute for Adi Godrej’s farewell like this:

Adi’s spell was really nice. The years he labored had been fifty-eight!

However all good issues come to an finish. Let’s hope we are able to preserve the development.

He’s stepping down, as you’ll be able to see, The mantle has been handed to me.

His sneakers are huge and onerous to fill. However together with your assist, I believe we’ll

Proceed properly in the identical method

As Adi did in his personal day. He will probably be Chairman Emeritus

And I’m certain he’ll advantage us. Together with his presence and recommendation,

Invaluable past any value. Now listening to reward may be fairly robust,

I’m certain by now he’s had sufficient. However all the identical, why don’t we stand

After which give him a rousing hand? For service to each group and nation

He deserves a standing ovation!

“It has been a privilege to serve Godrej Industries for over 4 many years, throughout which we’ve got delivered sturdy outcomes and remodeled our firm. I’m very assured that our greatest years are forward of us, and I look ahead to Nadir and our group reaching our thrilling aspirations,” mentioned Adi Godrej.

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