Under Forty: Vasant Goel (Gopsons Papers)

In addition to the multi-locational multi-crore book production plant, Goel is responsible to trigger a road trip of the young turks; Hyuma Mahadevia, Akshay Poddar, Vividh Makhija, Alok Munot, and Amit Sharma back in 2011. Are we sensing a reunion?

20 Dec 2014 | By Tanvi Parekh

When did you decide to join the business?
In the year 2003-04.

Best print compliment received
Came out better than expected. Thanks.

What is your greatest print / business achievement to date?
Yet to be achieved.

What technology has made the biggest difference to your business?
Automated bindery / IT.

What do you prefer: a mentor in the industry or brain storming with like-aged?
Brain storming with mentor.

The most frequently used mantra in your organisation? Your motto in life?
Mantra: What need of which customer you want to satisfy and how.
Motto in life: Currently, don’t regret! Move on.

One person who impressed you with wisdom. Why?
Professor Murti at SPJIMR. I was awestruck with him. Still am.

What’s the first thing you do on entering the office?
Walk around the shopfloor.

Cat naps? 10 hour snooze? Or catch up on sleep during the weekend?
10-hour snooze.

If you were NOT in this industry, you would have ...
Been working to get in print.

Biggest luxury on your shopfloor