Manguerish Pai Raikar who is the present Vice-Chairman, has been unanimously elected President of Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 2011-2013. He is the Managing Director and Chairman of Brown Packaging System Pvt. Ltd and Director of S R Consultancy Service.
A Science graduate Maguerish has done his post graduation in Management and Law besides undertaking several certificate courses in Finance and Human Resource management.
Having worked as management trainee with Hindustan Ciba Geigy, Manguerish ventured out on his own with a accumulator manufacturing company in 1982, which was adjudged the best managed unit in Goa. He started his second and third units in 1989 and 1997 respectively.
Besides conducting various training programmes for entrepreneurs in Goa, India and abroad, he has also written two books on VAT and one on effective management.
He was the president of Corlim Industrial Estate Industries Association from 1985 to 1988 and the vice president of Goa Small Industries Association from 1986 to 1988 and has been on the managing committee of GCCI since 1990.
He is also the co-chairman of the Governing Council for Engineering Colleges in Goa besides being on board of the Indian Red Cross.