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