DIRECTOR PROFILES - Avni Bader

Avni Bader went to Mayo College, a prestigious boarding school in India, and from there to Darrang College, Tezpur. For his post-graduation, Avni went to Switzerland where he got a post-graduate degree from the Swiss Milling School in St. Gallen. After his focused study towards baking, he gained experience with M/s Muhlenbau Industries, a German firm specializing in Flour Milling, Machinery Flour Mill Machineries & Accessories. When the family felt he was well-nuanced in Flour Milling, he was brought into the firm in 1990.  With 28 years of experience, he has been responsible for growing the firm’s solid foundations into a veritable powerhouse in the North East. He started off by co-founding Nezone Biscuits Pvt. Ltd., then went on to co-found Nezone Snacks and Nezone Industries. His stellar role in building the organization has been recognized by both his business competitors and the government. He has been awarded with the Industrialist of the Year (Assam) by NE TV and Suman Patra (the highest tax payer in the North East) by the Income Tax Department. 

Avni Bader has also successfully completed his 3 year MBA (Part-Time for Owners, Presidents, Management) at Harvard Business School. He also serves as the youngest member of the Indian Biscuit Manufacturers’ Association. Mr. Avni Bader also serves as a director of other companies in the family business like ArihantSolvex Pvt. Ltd., SM Herbals Pvt. Ltd. and North East Infratech Pvt. Ltd. He has also been active at sports, playing Tennis and Basketball at the National Level, with the affinity for sports giving him single minded focus (tennis) while also teaching him the value of teamwork (basketball). He is currently involved in mentoring his 21 year old son, Samyak Bader to join the business once his formal education is over.