A VISIONARY’S LIFE SKETCH

Maternal grandfather of founder trustee Smt. Kamala V. Agadi. He studied in Roorkee Engineering College and worked in A.V. Roe & Co, England from 1912 to 1914, where he learned to build and fly propeller planes.

He was the first person to get Gold Medal from first British Aviator. He flew a plane within ten years after Wright brothers flew their first plane. He is the founder Principal of Bangalore Engineering School, which is now called as University, Visvesvaraya College of Engineering at Bangalore.

His life is a real inspiration to one and all.

Prof. Venkatasubba Setti
28.12.1879 to 12.10.1918
First Indian Aviator

Late Sri Venkappa M. Agadi, M.Com., LLB.
Founder & Life Time Trustee, Chairman and Managing Trustee

Late Sri Venkappa M Agadi Founder, Chairman & Managing Trustee of Smt. Kamla & Sri Venkappa M Agadi Charitable Trust (Regd).  He is a Lifetime Trustee, He is Philanthropic & Educationist and was heading key positing as Chairman and Managing Director – PARKE DAVIS (INDIA) LIMITED, Chairman – WARNER LAMBERT (INDIA) PVT LTD, Mumbai, The Chief of Finance – WARNER HINDUSTAN LIMITED, Mumbai ,The Director – PARKE DAVIS (INDIA) LIMITED ,The Chief of Finance (South East Asia Region) – WARNER LAMBER, USA . Our Founder Chairman has extensively travelled through the world & has visited the United States America many times during his professional career. He was Executive committee member of Organization of Pharmaceutical Producers, India, and a body representing 75 % of entire drug manufacturing in India.

SMT. KAMALA. V. AGADI
(Founder & Life Time Trustee)

Born & brought up in Bangalore , a daughter of Medical Doctor and married to Sri. Venkappa. M. Agadi in 1961. A Science Graduate (Passed B.Sc in the year 1958) from Mysore University . Grand daughter of First Indian Aviator Prof. S. V Setty, who built and flown aero plane in 1910.
She has been president of Inner-Wheel Club of Bombay North. As a President of the Club, she has pioneered several Social Projects covering the areas from in Central North Bombay.

Sri Harshavardhan V. Agadi
Chairman, Lifetime Trustee

Mr. Harshavardhan V. Agadi has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Crawford & Company since June 2016 and served as its Interim Chief Executive Officer and Interim President from August 2015 to June 2016. Mr. Agadi has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GHS Holdings LLC. since 2000. Mr. Agadi has been an Executive Chairman of QIP Holder, LLC since February 2012. He serves as the Executive Chairman of Quiznos Canada Restaurant Corporation. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc. from 1997 to 2000. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Holdings Management, LLC. He served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Friendly’s Ice Cream, LLC from August 2010 to February 2012. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Cajun Operating Company, Inc. (Formerly Church’s Chicken, Inc.) from December 2004 to December 2009 and since December 2004 respectively. Mr. Agadi is an expert on global growth for American companies and regularly speaks at universities, conventions and professional associations.More...

Sri Ravindra V. Agadi,
Life Time Trustee

Sri Ravi V Agadi was a Publishing & Media Management Consultant for 15 years, his client list includes American Medical Association, American Dental Association, Harvard University, Stanford University, Columbia University, ESPN, Newsweek, and Reader’s Digest. He is also the Chairman & CEO – NEXTECH SYSTEMS CORPORATION and has headed as President – ITS CONSULTING, The Vice President – RCG Info Technology

Smt. Geetha H. Agadi
Life Time Trustee

 

Dr. B.M. AGADI
MS, FICS, SAIS, FIAMS
Trustee

Dr Bamappa Adagi is The Proprietor of Agadi Hospital and Research Center, Bangalore.The hospital specializes in General Surgery, Internal medicine, Obstetric and Gynecology, Pediatric and Pediatric Surgery, Cardio-thoracic and Vascular Orthopedic, Neurology, Neuro-surgery, Psychiatry, ENT, Ophthalmology etc.

Dr Bamappa Adagi is The Proprietor of Agadi Hospital and Research Center, Bangalore.The hospital specializes in General Surgery, Internal medicine, Obstetric and Gynecology, Pediatric and Pediatric Surgery, Cardio-thoracic and Vascular Orthopedic, Neurology, Neuro-surgery, Psychiatry, ENT, Ophthalmology etc. It has three well planned operating theaters, a well equipped labour room, 24 hour casualty service, 60 beds and 170 employees including 13 in-house medical staff and 50 nursing staff. He is Life member of Surgical society of Bangalore, Indian Society of Health Administrator, Academy of medical Specialty, International Association of Gastro-entrology, Indian medical association (IMA).He is the Founder of Association of surgeons of India in general surgery – 1993.He has been Elected as fellow of international college of Surgeons of India – 1979.He has been elected as President – Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes Association, Bangalore – from 2003.He is Distinguished Alumni asard by Kasturba Medical College Manipal and Mangalore. He is Recipient of “Dr. BC Roy Doctors day” Award for the year 1999 instituted by IMA Bangalore. He is been Felicitated by IMA Karnataka State Branch – 2000.He is also been felicitated by Surgical Society of Bangalore and ASI CC 2001.He Is Running charitable Rural Primary trust Medical Centre at a remote village. He is Life Trustee & Hon Secretary of Bangalore Surgical trust which runs medical library. He is Founder & Management Trustee of Agadi Foundation, a charitable trust which runs Haemodialysis unit at subsidised rates.


Mr. R. Krishnamani.
(Trustee)
B.COM., LL.B., ACIS (UK.), ACS, MBIM ( UK.)

Mr. R. Krishnamani was Former Director of Internal Audit of Parke Davis ( India ) Private Ltd, Mumbai. More than three decades of experience in all Area of Finance. Smt. Kamala & Sri Venkappa M Agadi Charitable Trust (Regd), Bangalore. He was Former Trustee of a South India Education Institution in Mumbai & He is Trustee and Secretary of Devendra Vora Acupressure Foundation (Regd) Mumbai.

 

Sri Shishir Desai,
(Trustee)
M B.Com., LL.B., AKS