Managing Director and Group President ,RR Global
Shreegopal Kabra, a business leader, philanthropist & global entrepreneur often recognized as a trend setter in the industry is the Managing Director and President of RR Global, a 1.25 Billion USD diversified group of industries focusing mainly on infrastructure & electrical solutions spread across more than 90 countries globally.
Born in Rajasthan & Educated in Mumbai, Mr. Kabra is credited to being the first to introduce the wires & cables industry to Low Smoke Zero Halogen Cables with Unilay Core Technology (UCT), a unique product that is virtually fireproof, enhancing safety standards which has helped propel the brand to even greater heights.
Mr. Kabra’s basic mantra has always been of getting the right people and the right products in the market at the right time. Thanks to this core principle coupled with a strong business philosophy and vision, he was able to take the group internationally. He was instrumental in helping set up Ram Ratna International in 1991 and in less than three decades, the group now enjoys a presence over 85 countries spanning 6 continents.
Besides taking his business to greater heights and building a Global Brand, Mr Kabra serves as the Chairman of the International Copper Association (Wire & Cable Division), Executive Council Member of SAARC Chamber of Commerce, associating at the highest capacity with IEEMA as its Past President as well as shouldering the responsibility as the Former Chairman of Winding Wire Manufacturers Association for fourteen years. Over the years, Mr Kabra’s success has been highlighted by a number of awards, recognitions and felicitations by various bodies and groups from across the world.
Apart from his corporate lineage, Mr Kabra is an active promoter of Environmental Conservation, Health & Education. He is the Former Vice President & Current Trustee of the Maheshwari Pragati Mandal (Mumbai) & continues to serve as the President of Friends of Tribal Society, Mumbai – a non-profit organization that is credited to help educate over 1 million children in the most remote part of the country, thereby ensuring that his and his organizations contribution towards the well being and prosperity of society and the nation at large is of optimum importance. Under his guidance, the RR Kabel brand is also credited to developing the concept of ‘Mission Roshni’ a one-of-a-kind CSR activity that helps provide electricity, education and skill development to women & children in the most remote corners of the nation.
With a successful empire behind him, Mr Kabra now wants to focus his energy in ensuring electrical equipment, particularly wires and cables are manufactured with the highest quality, and that policies are in place to ensure that only such products are purchased and used which in turn will ensure safety and security of the end user.