Mr. Pratik R. Bachkaniwala

Chairman, TMMA (I)

Born to Mr. Rajnikant S. Bachkaniwala, industrialist and eminent social figure, Mr. Pratik Bachkaniwala is the Third Generation Entrepreneur and a family member of the Surat based Himson Group.

Mr. Pratik is a Commerce Graduate from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai in the year 2001. After Graduation he opted for a Post Graduate Diploma Course at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad. His course there was PGD in Business and Entrepreneurship Management with a Specialization in Family Business Management.

Before becoming the whole time Director at various group companies at Himson, he had taken work experience for purchase & vendor development, production planning and marketing & customer services from 2002 to 2004. He has been managing 03 units of the group independently since 2004.

Mr. Pratik had been instrumental in setting up office and joint venture Company in China in 2008. In 2009, he had actively assessed and completed the procedure of takeover of a company in similar line of product.

Mr. Pratik has traveled extensively for business and is associated with European and Chinese companies at various levels.

Mr. Pratik has been the Executive Secretary in Surat Management Association in 2006 and is the member of committee at Textile Association of India, Surat. He had been elected as the Hon. Treasurer of the Textile Manufacturers Association (India) (TMMA) for the year 2011-2012. He had been the Member of its Executive Council since 2009-2010.