Trident Group is a dynamic and continuously growing group of companies creating a buoyant economic climate. The group is focused on generating economic prosperity for the stakeholders, while growing harmoniously with the community and environment.Leveraging business from an expanding product portfolio, Trident Limited, the flagship company of the group, is one among the top 5 global terry towel giants of the world.
What's more, the company is one of the world's largest agro-based paper manufacturers and one of the largest yarn producers in India.
Strong business ethics, excellence in business, productive work environment, continuous improvement through sound corporate governance and dynamic employee engagement have been at the foundation of the continuous success of the group.
Making way in Punjab as an agro-based manufacturer in 1990, the group has diversified and expanded manifold, giving way to businesses based on sustainable growth. Under the dynamic leadership of Mr. Rajinder Gupta, the Chairman of the group, Trident continues to grow embracing new challenges, expanding boundaries and creating new opportunities.
With businesses spanning across more than 100 countries, Trident Group today is a USD 1 billion enterprise with an employee headcount of more than 12,500, and providing indirect employment to 20,000 people. Therefore, Trident is a pioneer at implementing sound Corporate Governance as the basic management principle.
Apart from being the proud recipient of ICSI National Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance in 2006, Trident Limited has been continuously lauded with the prestigious 'International Supplier of the Year' award for 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2006 by Wal-Mart, USA, JCP Home Quality Award- Best Supplier of the Year, 2006 & 2009, JC Penney Innovation Award for the year 2010; IKEA TASA 'Best Supplier of the year' Quality Award and IKEA Sustainability (Trading Area- South Asia) Award for the year 2009 and 2010 respectively, Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award in Textile for the year 2010, National Energy Conservation Award in the year 2014, Niryat Shree" Award in the year 2014, Punjab State Safety Award – 2014, ECGC - D&B Indian Exporters’ Excellence Awards 2015 and 12 TEXPROCIL Awards in varied export categories from the year 2006 to 2015. Today with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of more than 30%, we are one of the fastest growing group of companies of India.
And at the core of this progress is our motto - Inspired by challenge.
Board Of Directors
Mr Rajinder Gupta (DIN 00009037)
Mr Rajinder Gupta is the Founder of Trident Limited and Non-Executive Co-Chairman of the Board. He is a first-generation entrepreneur with rich and varied experience of promoting various industrial ventures over the last two decades. He has served the Company as its Managing Director from 1992 till 2012. He holds directorship of various companies and is also actively associated with several philanthropic ventures.
Mr Rajinder Gupta was awarded the prestigious Padma Shree in 2007 by Shri A P J Abdul Kalam, then President of India in recognition of his distinguished services in the field of trade and industry.
Mr Rajinder Gupta was also conferred with the ‘Udyog Ratna’ award for the year 2005 by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the ‘PHD Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Entrepreneurship Award, 2005’ by the then President of India. He was part of an advanced management programme at Harvard Business School.
Ms Pallavi Shardul Shroff (DIN 00013580)
Ms Pallavi Shroff, MMS LLB, is a lawyer by profession and has vast experience of over 32 years as a leading litigator in the areas of corporate law and banking. She has been recognised in international publications for her expertise in the fields of arbitration and dispute resolution. As a member of several high powered committees, appointed by the Government of India, she has been closely associated with the formulation of several important commercial statutes. She was named ‘Best Woman Lawyer of India’ at the Legal Era Law Awards, 2012.
Ms Shroff is currently a partner of M/s Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., a leading legal firm. She is regularly called upon by Government departments and Ministries to advise them on various issues. Her expertise covers, corporate and commercial law, anti-dumping, arbitration and dispute resolution, competition and anti-trust laws, intellectual property rights, among others.
Mr Dinesh Kumar Mittal (DIN 00040000)
Mr Dinesh Kumar Mittal is a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of 1977 batch (UP cadre) and has served the government of India in various capacities. He was Secretary, Department of Financial Services, where he was responsible for overseeing Banking, Insurance and Pension policies of India. During his tenure he worked very closely with the RBI and was on the Board of the RBI, LIC, State Bank of India, IIFCL and IIFCL(UK). Previously as Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, he has worked closely with ICAI, ICSI and ICWAI. As an Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce, he was the chief negotiator of India for WTO negotiation.
He also coordinated all multilateral Preferential Tariff negotiations, development and operation of SEZs in India and FDI and Overseas Investment from India. As Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, he had oversight of International Trade and Special Economic Zones. He formulated SEZ policy in March 2000 for the first time in India. He was with ILFS on secondment from the Govt of India and worked in the area of project development and financing of infra projects. Mr Mittal has hands on experience in Infrastructure, International Trade, Urban Development, Renewable Energy, Agriculture Development and Micro-Credit, Corporate Governance, Banking, Insurance, Pension and Finance. He holds a Master's degree in physics with specialization in Electronics from University of Allahabad, India.
Mr Rajiv Dewan (DIN 00007988)
Mr Rajiv Dewan is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is a practicing Chartered Accountant. He possesses rich and varied experience in tax planning, management consultancy, business restructuring, capital market operations, SEBI-related matters and other corporate laws. Prior to starting his own practice, Mr Dewan worked in senior positions in renowned textile companies
Mr Deepak Nanda (DIN 00403335)
Mr Deepak Nanda possesses more than three decades of experience in business development, client relationship, contract negotiations, project implementation and delivery, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of businesses.
He has over eleven years of experience in working closely with different State Governments, PSUs, boards and corporations, educational institutions in North-West India helping them develop e-governance strategies, IT roadmaps, deploying key solutions and facilitating change management. He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and holds a Master of Science in Computer Software and Management.
Mr Manish Prasad (DIN 02591756)
Mr Manish Prasad is a result-oriented professional with more than 32 years of rich & varied experience in Business Operations Management with complete P&L responsibilities. Key features of his career have been the Management of multiple sites across globe; Managing in Global Environment including Operations Management in Asian countries like India, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia and Malaysia to name a few; Consulting in Asia, Africa & USA (12 countries across 3 continents); Supply chain improvements and implementing strategic improvement processes at enterprise level.
He has hands-on experience in Automotive, Banking, FMCG, Textiles, Paper, Packaging and Industrial Products sectors. He has rich Consulting experience in Manufacturing, Healthcare, Financial services and Sales Organizations. In his illustrious career, he has worked with Eicher Tractors, Gillette, NRB Bearings, Simpler Consulting, Royal Bank of Scotland, Colfax Corporation among others.