Mr. Rahul Gautam

Mr. Rahul Gautam is the Chairman-Managing Director of Sheela Foam Ltd., India and he is also the Chairman of its subsidiaries Joyce Foam Pty Ltd., Australia & Interplasp S.L., Spain. He has been associated with Sheela Foam since 1971.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York, USA. He has been awarded Professional Doctorate in Global Leadership & Management from European International University, Paris.

He has over 40 years of experience in the Home Comfort Products and the PU Foam Industry. He is the Founder & the Chairman Emeritus of the Indian Polyurethane Association.

He enjoys Out-Door Sports, reading Books on Management & Philosophy, listening to Indian Classical Instrumental Music and Supporting Educational Activities.

Other Achievements/Activities:

  • Received Life Time Achievement Award by IPUA
  • Founder Member of Global PU Group
  • Awarded Distinguished Alumnus of IITK, Kanpur.
  • CSR through Sleepwell Foundation:
    1. Adoption of All Women’s ITI in Delhi
    2. Establishment of Chair at IIT, Kanpur,
    3. Running a Skill Development Center & Armed Forces Training Center at Khurja, U.P.
    4. Creating Awareness about Proactive Emotional, Creative & Intellectual Wellness