Founder, Chairman & Managing Director
Mr. Achal Bakeri, a game-changer in the industry of environment-friendly products is the founder of the World’s largest air coolers company. In 1988 he founded Symphony Limited with an aim to provide economically viable cooling accessible to all. Driven by a design thinking approach, Achal has lead Symphony to be a pioneer in the industry dominating the maximum market share over the years.
The company under Mr. Bakeri’s leadership has remained close to the idea of its conception – design and efficacy. His entrepreneurial advancements have created infrastructural presence in over 60 countries all over the world thus making Symphony a true indigenous Multi-National Company. Driven by innovation and technology, Mr. Bakeri has led Symphony to create significant value assets with 8 patents, 49 registered designs, 108 trademarks and 7 copyrights.
Mr. Bakeri has been the advocate for green and environment friendly cooling solutions and popularised the aesthetically and ergonomically designed evaporative coolers in the residential, commercial and industrial segments. The immense adoption of the products in a formerly unorganised sector has made Symphony synonymous to ‘cooling’.
Mr. Bakeri has received several awards in entrepreneurship and leadership. He has been associated with various professional bodies, academic institutions and public charitable institutions. He is an architect and a graduate in Master of Business Administration (University of Southern California).
Mr. Bakeri’s interests include collecting contemporary art, fitness, philanthropy, travel and reading. He is himself the architect and designer of the artistically created Symphony House the company’s headquarter in Ahmedabad.
Qualification: Architect, Master of Business Administration (University of Southern California)