About Prasol - Company Leadership

Prasol Chemicals Pvt. Ltd., strongly believes that, When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality. Keeping with our belief, the Prasol Family has concocted a perfect blend of wisdom, youth, energy and most importantly passion.

Mr. Nishith Shah | Chairman

After graduating from California Polytechnic as a Metallurgical Engineer, he worked at Rockwell Intl. as a Quality Control Engineer. He moved to India in 1985 to join his family-owned businesses Heatreaters & Engineers, Mumbai and Heat Fab, Pune. In the year 1992, he pursued his dream of starting a manufacturing company of his own and started Prasol Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. He has 30+ years of experience in Fabrication, Failure Analysis and Business Development of Organic and Inorganic Chemicals.

Mr. Bhisham K. Gupta | Vice Chairman

He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer who started his career working for about 7 years in National Fertiliser, a large Public sector unit manufacturing various Fertilisers using High pressure around 600kg/cm2 through the ammonia sun gas process. He further gained over 27 years of experience at a large Multinational Petrochemical plant, Herdillia chemicals ltd at Navi Mumbai. He has worked in various capacities as a Chief Engineer, Chief Production Manager, Works Manager and and finally as General Manager in executing EPDM rubber Plant in collaboration with Uniroyal, a Fortune 500 company. He is one of the initial promoters of Prasol Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Gaurang Parikh | Managing Director

He is an Alumnus of University of Pune, graduating with B.S.Chemical Engineering. He further pursued M.S.Chemical Engineering at the University of Toledo, USA. After finishing his studies, he worked at ThyssenKrupp Budd Company in Illinois. He joined Prasol in 2001 as the Director of Sales & Marketing and started the division of Distribution of Niche chemicals. He has a firm commitment towards making Prasol a Home of choice for all his associates and colleagues.

Mr. Dhaval Parikh | Director International Business

He is an Alumnus of UDCT Mumbai and graduated with a Bachelor of Technology - Plastics Technology. Thereafter he did his Masters in Plastics Engineering from University of Massachusetts at Lowell. He then worked for GE Plastics film and sheet division at Mt. Vernon Indiana. He joined Prasol Chemicals in 2007 as the Director of International Business and is responsible for International Marketing and Procurement. He also handles local sales of organic manufactured chemicals, along with polymers and chemicals for Distribution. He enjoys process development; focuses on hydrogenation technology and managing ERP systems at Prasol.

Mr. Pankil Dharia | Director

After completing his undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering and Molecular & Cellular Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Pankil worked in California at CRDM unit of Medtronic as a Sales Representative for 4 years. He later returned to Mumbai in 2010 and joined Prasol as a Director of Sales & Marketing. Pankil is responsible for the sales and distribution of our Value Added Products and exports of certain niche chemicals that we manufacture. He also actively involved in business development and identifying new products that can be made at Prasol to the customer's requirement.