Kailash K Agarwal
Kailash K Agarwal
An eminent business leader and a global entrepreneur, Kailash K Agarwal’s leadership with four decades of hands-on professional experience and a strong value system has built Nishant Group into one of the most reputed trading & allied services firm in the GCC region.
Mr. Agarwal learnt the ropes of international business in Mumbai, as a young executive in the exports division of Akai Impex. Working with the Group for several years, he contributed to its growth, even as he rose the ranks and eventually branched out on his own.
Armed with sharp business acumen and encouraged by the solid business relationships he built across continents over the years, Mr. Agarwal set base in the UAE with Nishant Group as the flagship company, initially providing shipping solutions for specialized petroleum products. The visionary businessman’s venture emerged as a notable trading firm, with its own vessels for transportation within the European and Asian markets.
Over the years, Nishant Group diversified into new areas under the leadership of Mr. Agarwal and today, the company is recognised among the finest multi-disciplinary trading & services operator in the GCC region, with customers and associates around the world.
In 1999, Mr. Agarwal forayed into the real estate sector of his homeland Mumbai with his company Avighna India to create world-class projects. Bringing his vision to fruition, Avighna India has created landmarks that have enhanced the financial capital’s skyline. His marquee project Avighna Estate is Mumbai’s first and finest cluster redevelopment project in the heart of the island city that includes One Avighna Park – the flagship 61-storey luxury residential towers.
A businessman who believes in giving back to the society wholeheartedly, Mr. Agarwal is committed to the cause of community-building and social responsibility. He views his contribution to social, environmental and health-care initiatives as an investment in the nation’s future. His contribution to repatriate hundreds of stranded Indians during the Gulf war was lauded by the UAE administration.
A noted Rotarian in India, Mr. Agarwal is an active member of the Indian Business Promotion Council and the Business Leaders’ Forum in UAE.