In the year 2009, Mr. Gautam.V.Pai Kakode joined the Organisation as Whole time Director. He took over as Chairman & Managing Director from 1st February, 2014 after the demise of our ex-Chairman, Mr. Madhav Gopal Poy Raiturkar. Under his leadership; The Southern Gas Limited has succeeded in positioning itself as a leader of industry in South India
Further, the Company has increased its revenue and profits four-fold and has played a significant role in the transformation of the organisation by making it the largest industrial gases producing company with a production capacity of 142 MTA; by thus further expanding its production and supplying ability at Hubli, Harihar, Trichy and Calicut.
The Southern Gas Limited has adopted a policy of striving for continuous improvement in its operations. The use of “5S” techniques has led to significant improvements in operational efficiency, environmental standards, quicker turnaround times for tanker deliveries, and significantly improved quality performance.
The Southern Gas Limited business interest is spread across in various fields, enables to manage risk quite efficiently in today's uncertain economic scenario. The group is well diversified by him to cope with future and aims to expand its growth by investing and managing in the field of Medical Equipment's and Instruments to cater the major hospitals and healthcare units in Goa.
Mr Gautam.V.Pai Kakode has been leading the way, committed to deepening the culture of excellence in operations throughout all plants, and encourages its employees to improve their performance.