Mr.Kuldip Singh Dhingra (KSD) is the Chairman of Berger Paints India Group, which he co-owns as Dhingra family, with his younger brother. Berger Paints India Group is amongst the leading Paint producers globally and in the top 5 in Asia. The Group (including its subsidiaries) is present in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Russia, Poland, U.K., France and Ukraine. The Group has 35 Factories including in South Asia, Russia and Poland with over 4000 Employees.
Group Companies Berger Paints India and Berger Paints Bangladesh are listed on the Stock Markets separately in their respective countries and are market leaders in Bangladesh and the second largest in India.
Berger Paints Group produce Architectural/Buildings Paints, Heavy Duty Protective Coatings, Fire Protective Coatings, Wood Coatings, General Industrial Coatings, Coatings for Plastics, Construction Chemicals, Adhesives, Emulsions including for Paints and Textile Chemicals, Printing Inks as well as Metal and Plastic Packaging. Group company Bolix SA Poland is market leader in Poland in External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS) and exports to 20 countries, mostly in Europe. It is amongst the topmost globally in this field due to its very high technology and expertise.
Berger Paints’ history goes back to 1760 globally and in India since almost 100 years. Berger Paints ranked among the top 10 companies in India in terms of return to shareholders over a 25 years’ period. Berger Paints Bangladesh is also ranked as one of the topmost blue chip companies of Bangladesh Stock Exchange.
KSD is the fourth generation of his family which has been in Paints business since 1898 and has over 50 years of experience in paints and related industries. KSD is a Science Graduate from Delhi University and is the recipient of distinguished alumni award of his Alma Mater, Hindu College, Delhi.
The 5th generation represented by KSD’s eldest daughter Rishma Kaur and his brother’s son Kanwardip Singh, are working in the management of Berger Paints India, in addition to being Board Members of Berger Paints Group Companies. The 5th generation is being professionally groomed to succeed the 4th generation.
The Dhingra family also own significant Real Estate Assets in addition to Industrial Assets connected to the Paint business.