Hari Mohann Kansal was educated at premier institutes of India in Dehradun, Kanpur and Mumbai. He did his Masters in Management from Mumbai. He completed his B.Sc. and B.Tech (Chemical) with specialization in Polymers and Plastics at the age of 21 years. He is an H.B.T.I. Kanpur alumnus, which is one of the oldest and top most engineering institute for the last nine decades.
Hari Mohann Kansal has got a rich experience of a quarter century in polymers with some of the world's leading multinational companies in the field of various types of plastic films, flexible packaging, inks, adhesives, petrochemicals and specialty chemicals. Prior to UFL, he spearheaded the rapid growth of Jindal Polyfilms as Senior Vice President, senior management positions with Sakata Inx and Max India for almost two decades.
He leads the teams with a lot of power and motivation, brings lots of innovation and always enjoys new challenges. He makes experience based judgements with strong work ethic and irreproachable integrity. He has consistent record of delivering extraordinary results in growth, revenue, operational performance and profitability.
He regularly creates awareness for the betterment of Indian packaging scene for environment friendly and cost effective packaging and polymer innovations. He has contributed towards the phenomenal consumption growth of plastic films and flexible packaging by conducting hundreds of seminars and workshops. Hari Mohann Kansal has remained on the board of advisers of ennatura (ennatura.com) on honorary basis. Ennatura (an IIT New Delhi joint venture) is a clean materials company developing specialty chemicals from renewable sources. He is visiting faculty and examiner to Indian Institute of Packaging, Guru Jamleshwar University, Haryana and some other leading institutions for several years now. Apart from various awards and honors, he is a life member of Indian Plastics Institute and founder Chairman of Packaging and Polymers society of India.
He actively participates in CSR initiatives. In cricket and TT, he represented his University and was captain at various levels apart from various other extra curricular and cultural activities.
Believe it or not, billions do not grow on trees. They are actually quite hard to come by. Billionaires make their money in various ways. Some inherit it, but there are many, who have earned every penny, they have. They all have one thing in common, a special dream of some kind. Everybody has dreams, but these people have the determination and resolve to carry out their dreams and make them true.
Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, founder Chairman & Managing Director of UFLEX group is one of those rare breed of people. He has passion, persistence, dedication and faith in his dreams and ideas. He grew up knowing what he wanted out of life and went for it. His entrepreneur skills were exhibited during his childhood itself, when he once planted a coin in the soil, in the hope that, it could grow money one day.
Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi is one of the most successful and visionary Indian entrepreneur, who revolutionized the Indian flexible packaging industry, like nobody could even imagine. He proudly and fiercely gives wings to each of his dream projects. He is considered to be “Icon of Indian packaging industry”. He has boundless enthusiasm time and energy for his people in particular and society at large.
Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi is characterized as a visionary strategist and tactician. He is driven by a visceral ‘hard-wired’ need to strategize, to innovate and to disprove the words “it can’t be done”, gifted with the vision, determination and skills for high-level revenue-building strategies and tactics. He has always overcome complex business challenges and makes high-stakes decisions using his three decades of hard core, hands on experience in flexible packaging industry.
UFLEX group is realization of dream of Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi. Today UFLEX is synonymous with flexible packaging industry. Current UFLEX annual revenue is about Rs 30 billion and gross capital investment across the world of about rs 26 billion. His dream was to create a business enterprise, that would touch the life of every citizen of his country and worldwide. Globally, UFLEX offers packaging design, packaging structure, packaging products and packaging equipments. UFLEX offers innovative and compatible packaging products, which provide end-to-end flexible packaging solutions. UFLEX group is the only integrated unit of its kind in the world with flexible packaging at it’s core. By applying latest international technologies and raising bar of performance, today UFLEX is the most globally competitive packaging company. This brings tremendous incremental value to its shareholders. UFLEX has presence in over 108 countries (and counting..) with manufacturing facilities in Dubai, Mexico and Egypt and multiple facilities at multiple locations in India.
Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi is respected as a proponent of empowerment and accountability. He knows the critical role that people and culture play in the delivery of breakthrough performance. He is a great motivator, mentor and leads talented professionals. He lives the culture and leads direct cross-functional teams using interactive and motivational leadership, that spurs people to willingly give their 150% efforts and loyalty.
He has been conferred with the prestigious outstanding entrepreneurship award for 2010 by Enterprise Asia, the continent’s leading non-governmental organization (NGO) for entrepreneurship. The outstanding entrepreneurship award recognizes individuals, who have shown outstanding persistence, preservence and spirit of entrepreneurship. These awards are accorded to the persons, who have shown outstanding performance in the communication of their vision, brand and strategies.