Anika remains inspired by the dream and the vision of its founder, the Late Mr. Vig K Lal.
Mr.Vig was a great entrepreneur, a proud nationalist and a remarkable leader who through his intelligence , experience and vision transformed Anika from a mere proprietorship firm to one of India leading indenting houses.
Mr. Kasturi Lal Vig was born in 1938 at Khore, a small village in Punjab. He empowered and equipped himself with education and in 1958 graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. In 1969 he earned a Master Degree in Business Administration from the revered University of Delhi with a Distinction in Industrial Psychology, Personnel Management, Marketing Management and Material Management. He made his humble beginnings as a Track Engineer with Indian Railways from 1958 – 1964. In his constant strive to achieve more he started working as a Sales Manager with an Import-Export Organisation.In 1967, he founded Anika International Pvt Ltd. Through his vision, expertise and hard work, Mr. Vig saw Anika transform into a well known name in its domain.
In 1982, he was awarded the prestigious Lion of Finland award for establishing and strengthening trade relations between India and Finland.
Mr. Anil Vig epitomizes experience, managerial skills and elegance in true spirit of a global business leader. Anika is reflection of his vision duly nurtured with dream, courage and constant value additions to the human capital and the organization. His business journey started more than two decades ago now fructifying in diverse fields viz. Paper, Pharmaceuticals, Fertilizer, Timber, Real Estate, Hospitality and Entertainment. He also serves on the board of several top notch business houses viz. TV Today Network, BB Hospitality, India Recypa, Ebony Fashions and Ecotec Developers etc.
Following the footsteps of his father, he was awarded Lion of Finland in 2018 for his outstanding contribution towards strengthening Indo-Finnish trade relations.
Mr. Siddharth Vig represents young & dynamic force behind the core operations of Anika Global’s business expansions in both Indian and global market place. He joined Anika at a very young age and dedicated entirely to the growth of the company. He associated with the company at the early phase of opening up of Indian economy and played a decisive role in conceptualising the business strategy and partnering global companies to facilitate better solutions to the esteemed clientele. Anika Global stands tall & firm in his presence and his courage to take tough decisions and handling business challenges always benefitted the company in its’ growth trajectory.