A Chemical Engineer from IIT Kanpur, India with a Master’s Degree from Polytechnic Institute of New York, USA., Mr. Gautam is the Chairman cum Managing Director of Sheela Group of Companies in India and Chairman of Joyce Foam Pty Ltd., Australia.
The Flagship Company of the Group, Sheela Foam Ltd. was formed in 1971 by him and his mother Mrs. Sheela Gautam. With his vision, intense zeal and highly focused approach, Sheela Group has not only achieved enviable growth in the past, but is also pushing itself to scale greater heights. Today, Sheela Group is the largest manufacturer of flexible Polyurethane Foam and comfort products in the country having manufacturing units at multiple locations in India and Australia and Spain. ‘Sleepwell’ is the largest selling Mattress of India. Recently in 2018, Sheela Foam has been awarded as the Star SME by Business Standard.