Serial entrepreneur Pradeep Dadha of India commands an accomplished history of founding and leading companies that operate worldwide and within a range of industries including hospitality, digital publishing, e-commerce, and retail jewelry. He serves as CEO of the Pradeep Dadha Group of Companies, a holding firm he founded in 2007 that today owns and operates the Lal Niwas Heritage Hotel, the venture capitalism business Open Window Equities, Inc., the online lifestyle magazine NOTCH, and other companies.
Pradeep Dadha holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a focus in finance from Loyola College in Chennai, India. Growing up in Chennai, he worked at his family’s pharmaceutical business, Dadha Pharma, Pvt. Ltd., early in his career before branching out to other industries. A descendent of a long line of entrepreneurs, he chose to work as a sales representative at his family’s company before assuming other roles in its fulfillment and human resources departments. By familiarizing himself with numerous divisions, he prepared for running his own companies and learned how to identify professionals with strong drives and the ability to succeed in certain positions.
Pradeep Dadha went on to serve in key management positions at Sun Communiqué and Reliance Communications, Ltd., where he honed his abilities while developing a comprehensive knowledge of the information technology (IT) sector. He established his first enterprise in 2002, and today, he provides capital management and marketing expertise to his family’s company as well as five other businesses in the Pradeep Dadha Group of Companies.
A dedicated family man, Pradeep Dadha seeks to share his opportunities and support network through philanthropy. He and his group of companies provide regular funding and donations of medicine and supplies to the Love Care Center orphanage in Kanchipuram, India, and to the Lalchand Milapchand Dadha Secondary School in Chennai.
A fourth-generation entrepreneur from India, Pradeep Dadha developed a passion for business ownership and for the skills required to effectively manage and grow his own companies while working for his family’s enterprise, Dadha Pharma Pvt. Ltd., a pharmaceutical supplier active in South India since 1914.
Loyola College, Chennai, India
Graduated: January 1999
Grade: Bachelor of Commerce
January 2007 – Present: Founder & CEO
Company: Pradeep Dadha Group of Companies
The Pradeep Dadha Group of Companies is a holding group for sales, marketing, media, and entertainment companies. With a multi-vertical portfolio of wholly-owned brands of jewelry, fashion, all-natural health care products and home furnishings, the PDGOC shared success model encourages innovation and collaboration. We develop and market new brands to thrive alongside tried and true market leaders.
Marketing – Expert
Hobbies & Interests
Pradeep strongly supports the Love Care Centre Orphanage in Kanchipuram, India. The orphanage was established in 2000 and has become a welcoming, nurturing, and cheerful place for 125 boys and girls ages 4-19. Pradeep and his group of companies offer funding along with donations of medicines, supplies, and clothing for the orphanage's operation. Pradeep also provides key support to the Lalchand Milapchand Dadha Secondary School in Chennai (Madras), India. The school was established in 1977 and has allowed 1,200 needy children to experience the benefits of a full private secondary school education. The school was started in memory of the late Shri. Lalchand Dadha and his illustrious son, the late Shri. Milapchand Dadha. See e.g.: http://www.hindu.com/yw/2003/12/06/stories/2003120601190300.htm