Mr. Rajiv Gandhi
Mr. Rajiv Gandhi is the Founder CEO and Managing Director of Hester Bioscience Limited, and a first generation entrepreneur. Having started a proprietary trading company in 1985 in Mumbai for distributing animal health products, he transformed that business into Asia’s largest single location animal vaccine and health products manufacturing company based in Ahmedabad. Hester is a 350-people strong organization which recorded a turnover of close to USD 21 million in the last financial year, earning a net profit of USD 4.7 million. After successfully establishing its second plant in Nepal, Hester is now setting up a third plant in Tanzania with support from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to address African-specific animal diseases. In 2016, Mr. Gandhi was awarded the ‘Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year’ by the Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA). He is a Commerce graduate from Bombay University, India.