28 January 2021: Chiratae Ventures, India’s leading Venture Capital advisory firm is appointing Dr. Andreas Hettich to its Global Advisory Board. Dr. Andreas is the Chair of the Hettich Group Advisory Board. The Hettich Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of furniture fittings with annual revenue of €1.1 billion. Dr. Hettich is the non-executive director of Hettich India private limited and he is also the Managing Partner of his own holding group, Dr. Hettich Beteiligungen GmbH, which has investments in other companies like EWIKON, Halemeier, the educational company “das Forscherhaus” amongst other entrepreneurial holdings.
Dr. Hettich also serves as a member of advisory councils, supervisory boards of companies Jowat, Peter Lacke, FSB, and Georg Nordmann Holding.
Commenting on joining the Global Advisory Board of Chiratae, Dr. Andreas Hettich said, "The Indian startup ecosystem is one of the fastest-growing across the globe. Chiratae Ventures has played a key role in cultivating a sustainable ecosystem for startups and building industry-leading brands. I am delighted to partner with the firm in this exciting time as we enter the new normal and together innovate, discover, and partner with stellar Indian entrepreneurs in their journey to success.”
"We are very excited to have Dr. Andreas join us on the Global Advisory Board. His unrivaled business experience and vision will further strengthen our mission of cross-pollination of knowledge and strategic insights across the ecosystem. We believe his unique perspective and lessons from his celebrated career will add great value to our portfolio companies scaling them to even greater heights on a global level.” said Sudhir Sethi, Founder, and Chairman of Chiratae Ventures