Mr PV Gopalakrishna
May 10, 2016
Mr PV Gopalakrishna is Non-Executive Director, Bachi Shoes, a subsidiary of Tata International.
He attended college in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, and completed a two-year diploma course in Shoe Technology at the Deutsche Schuh Fach-Schule in Pirmasens, Germany.
He worked with Dorndorf Schuh Fabrik in Zweibrucken for two years as a technician to control production in India and later with Delta Shoes Pirmasens for a year in a similar role. He then joined his family’s footwear manufacturing business – Bachi Shoes – in 1999 and took control of operations in 2000.
He has served as the President of the Indian Shoe Federation for one term, and as Vice President and Executive Committee member for multiple terms. He has also served as the head of the Footwear Panel, Council for Leather Exports; and has been a Footwear Component Panel member, Southern Region, for a number of years.