Founder Chairman
Governing Council

Late, Sri Venkappa M. Agadi, Founder Chairman & Managing Trustee and a lifetime Trustee of Smt. Kamala & Sri Venkappa M Agadi Charitable Trust (Regd) Bangalore.

A philanthropist and an educationist, held key postings as the Chairman and Managing Director of PARKE DAVIS (INDIA) LTD. Chairman – WARNER LAMBERT (INDIA) PVT LTD. Chief Financial Officer -WARNER HINDUSTAN LTD. Mumbai, The Director – PARKE DAVIS (INDIA) LTD, The Chief of Finance (South East Asia Region) – WARNER LAMBER, USA.

During his professional career, our chairman traveled extensively over the world and visited the United States of America several times. And he was a member of India’s Organization of Pharmaceutical Producers’ executive committee, a body that represents 75% of all drug manufacturing in India.

Smt. Kamala V. Agadi

Founder & Life Time Trustee

Born and brought up in Bangalore as the daughter of a medical doctor, A science graduate (B.Sc in 1958) from Mysore University. She was married to Sri. Venkappa M. Agadi in 1961. The granddaughter of the first Indian aviator, Prof. S. V. Setty, who built and flew the aeroplane in 1910, has been president of the Inner-Wheel Club of Bombay North. As the President of the Club, she has pioneered several social projects covering the areas of Central North Bombay.


Sri Harshavardhan V. Agadi

Chairman & Life Time 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 the 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.


Smt. Geetha H. Agadi

Vice Chairperson

Dr. Smt. Raji Ajwani

Trustee & Secretary


Sri Shishir Desai


Sri Raghu Belagodu


Sri Samir A. Agadi