Delegate Profile

Mr Gourish Chakravorty
CEO & Executive Director
Ion Exchange Safic
South Africa
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Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Mining, Power & Energy
Personal Profile
GOURISH CHAKRAVORTY is the CEO & Executive Director of Ion Exchange Safic ( JV of Ion Exchange India & SAFIC, South Africa); Ion Exchange India is a leading global Total Water Management Company, , a company with over five decades of experience in the field of Water Treatment, Waste Water Treatment and Recycling. Mr. Chakravorty did his BSc ( Hons)/MSc specializing in Physical Chemistry from Delhi University. Professional Natural Scientist (South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions). He has participated in various International Conferences, presented papers in the related field. He has over 28 years of experience in water and wastewater treatment specializing in Ion Exchange technologies. Mr. Chakravorty joined Ion Exchange (India) Ltd, in December 1990. He has been involved in technical / marketing of Water Treatment / Cooling Water Management. Mr Chakravorty has held various key international positions in the company. He has travelled extensively world over and developed relationship with several Consulting, Engineering, companies and water users in Asia, Europe and Africa. Mr Chakravorty has been connected to Africa since 2005 and moved to South Africa in 2008. He has been instrumental in setting up operation of Ion Exchange India Ltd in various countries of Africa. Mr Chakravorty is a member of the Advisory Board at the University of Pretoria, in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and IT (EBIT). He is Member of Corrosion Institute of South Africa, Member of Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA); Mr Chakravorty is also active in social & community front and holds positions of Director in Socio - voluntary organizations, engaged in social upliftment projects in South Africa. Mr Chakravorty holds position of President in India Club, South Africa.
Company Profile
A pioneer of water treatment in India with a legacy spanning over five decades, Ion Exchange is recognised internationally as a premier company in water and environment management. We are among the largest environment solutions providers, one of very few companies worldwide with a complete range of technologies, products and services. This enables us to offer total solutions for every sector of society. With sales, production and service footprints across the globe, we serve our markets with a sustained focus on customer satisfaction, technological innovation and dedicated service. Our capability to deliver comprehensive solutions with complete technical support makes us a partner to depend on. Our Strengths Complete Solutions for all Sectors Specialists in water and waste water, we offer total water and environment management solutions for all sectors - infrastructure, industry, institutions, municipal, homes and communities, urban and rural 360° environment management adds value across the entire circuit - from influent water through potable and industrial process water to effluent/sewage treatment and water recycle for zero discharge and waste to energy projects for solid waste management Manufacturer of world class ion exchange resins for water and non-water speciality applications, membranes, water treatment chemicals and speciality process chemicals, in ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified facilities Design and supply of water, process liquid, waste water treatment, water recycle plants - packaged, pre-engineered and custom-built, on turnkey, BOT and EPC basis Comprehensive 24/7 service support ensures high performance continuity Wealth of Expertise Exports to Africa, Japan, Middle East, Russia, South East Asia, UK, USA and neighbouring countries More than 1,00,000 installations worldwide Over 1000 installations in the core sector - at thermal & nuclear power stations, fertiliser factories, refineries & petrochemical plants Extensive Infrastructure . All India infrastructure – production facilities, sales, service, dealer network and R&D centres Largest service network in the water treatment industry in Asia ; In-house R&D since 1965, recognised by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), New Delhi application and testing centres with numerous patents to their credit and over a hundred products commercialised. Global presence through overseas sales & service operations, subsidiaries; Joint ventures in South Africa & offices in other countries in Central / East Africa & presence in 18 countries in Africa. State-of-the-art units spread across five states of India and in UAE, committed to built-in quality achieved by quality assurance systems, advanced manufacturing processes and continuous training in manufacturing practices, safety and quality issues. For Chemicals at Patancheru, Telangana For Engineered Products & Systems at Vashi, Maharashtra Over 10 patents Over 100 products launched

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