Anant Goenka is Vice Chairman of the RPG Group, a USD 4.4 bn conglomerate with interests in the areas of automotive tyres, infrastructure, pharma, IT, energy products, plantations, and venture capital.
Anant was the Managing Director of CEAT from 2012 to 2023, during which time, the company saw a 25x increase in market capitalization. CEAT became the first tyre brand in the world to win the Grand Deming Prize in 2023. CEAT was also awarded the Lighthouse recognition by the World Economic Forum in 2023.
Prior to joining CEAT, Anant worked with KEC International and Hindustan Unilever. He has also served as the Chairman of the Automotive Tyre Manufacturers' Association (ATMA). At present, Anant also serves as Vice-Chairman of CEAT and Zensar Technologies.
Anant has been recognised by Forbes as the "Next Generation Business Leader of the Year" in 2017 and as "India's 40 under 40 Business Leaders" by Economic Times-Spencer Stuart.
Anant is an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a BS, Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.