August 27, 2016

Karan Adani

Mr. Karan Adani

Karan Adani

Chief Executive Officer of Adani Ports and SEZ (APSEZ)

Mr. Karan Adani is the Chief Executive Officer of Adani Ports and SEZ (APSEZ) in the Logisticsvertical of the diversified conglomerate Adani Group.An economics graduate from Purdue University, USA, Mr Karan Adani joined the Group in 2009. He started his career by learning the intricacies of the port operations at Mundra. Accumulating experience right from the base level over the past six years, he has successfully steered the growth of Adani Ports from two ports to a string of ten ports / terminals across the Indian coastline.

With a fresh global outlook, Karan aims to build the Group’s identity around the integrated business model; backed by new processes, systems and macro-economic issues, coupled with his quick decision making abilities that has seen him lead and close various strategic deals over the last six years at APSEZ.

In his new role as the Chief Executive Officer, Karan is focusing on enhancingorganizational efficiencies and has been successful in creating a qualitative difference in the functioning of the organization through significant steps like decentralization of port operations. Being technologically savvy, he is keen to bring in state-of-the-art port operating technologies.His vision is to make Adani ports globally competitive and on par with the best in the business such that Adani ports set the benchmark for excellence in Port operations.

As a young & dynamic business leader at the helm of India’s largest Port Company, his dream is to make APSEZ the largest port company in the world.

In addition to his professional work, he is a movie buff and likes to spend quality time with his family.

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