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Shreekant Somany

Chairman & Managing Director of Somany Ceramics Limited

Mr Somany is a Chairman & Managing Director of Somany Ceramics Limited, India’s leading manufacturer’s of Tiles, Sanitary ware & Bath fittings. He has spearheaded Brand SOMANY to become a household name in India and abroad.

He pioneered a revolutionary “High abrasion technology called VC SHIELD” for tiles and holds the honor to make SOMANY the first Indian ceramic tile company to have received a PATENT under Indian Patent Act.

He is a recipient of the prestigious Corporate Technical Achievement award from the American Ceramic Society.

He is being associated with various industry bodies, Founder & Past Chairman of Confederation of Constructions Products and Services (CCPS), Past Chairman of Indian Council for Ceramic Tiles and Sanitary ware (ICCTAS), Past Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry Northern Region; Past President of the Indian Ceramic Society, Active member of Confederation of Indian industry; Chairman, CII Centre of Excellency for competiveness for SMEs.

Being a multi faceted personality he actively pursues hobbies like Trekking, Photography, Gardening and music and holds many awards and distinctions for many of them.

Company Profile:

Somany Ceramics is a leading ceramic industry player in India, offering a wide range of décor solutions with a vast product selection. The company is a complete solution provider, with offerings that include ceramic wall and floor tiles, glazed and polished vitrified tiles, sanitaryware, and bath fittings.

It is one of the largest manufacturers and marketers of tiles in India, with a vast consumer base and pan-India coverage. The company has over 3000 dealers and more than 12000 touchpoints/retail centers across the country. Somany Ceramics has two state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in Kadi, Gujarat, and Kassar, Haryana, and seven other subsidiary/associate plants, generating a total production capacity of 75 million square meters annually. The company has a strong equity and trust among consumers due to its continuous innovation, dedicated leadership, and adaptiveness to change. It has won several awards and recognitions for its R&D initiatives and activities, ISO certifications, and marketing campaigns. The company believes in giving back to society and has actively engaged in CSR through the H.L. Somany Foundation.

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