R.S. Goenka

Founder & Chairman at Emami

R. S. Goenka is a Master of Commerce and Bachelor of Law. A taxation expert, he is a master in strategic planning, corporate affairs and finance. A great creator of shift of mindset, he is always open to new ways of doing things to build new capabilities. He recognises the need to go into details and gives significant premium on loyalty and commitment. He served as the Honorary Consul of Republic of Poland in Kolkata and was the 5th Indian to have been awarded the Cavalier Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland in 2007. He is the Co-Chairman of Indian Cancer Society, Kolkata and President of Sri Academy besides being associated with a number of Schools, Charitable Trusts and Philanthropic organisations. He is a Director-Member of the Managing Committee of Merchant Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI). Among innumerable awards and recognitions for his outstanding contribution to the industry and society as a whole, KIIT University of Bhubaneswar and Amity University, Kolkata have conferred Mr. Goenka along with Mr. Agarwal with Degree of D.Litt. (Honoris Causa) in 2017 and Doctorate of Philosophy (D.Phil.) Honoris Causa degree in 2021 respectively.


  • Founder & Chairman

    Current role