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C. Valliappa

Mr. Valliappa is the founder of The Sona Group. As a well-known industrialist in South India, his interests range from textiles to the construction industry and all the way to information technology.

He has had the privilege of being the President of the Chambers of Commerce for both the Industrial (Greater Mysore Chamber of Commerce and Industry) and Trade (Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry) chapters. C. Valliappa was quintessential in putting India on the IT map when Texas Instruments decided to partner with the Sona Valliappa Group. C. Valliappa was invited to visit the U.S. as a guest of the White House to understand American business and to identify the future growth of business between India and the US – a rare honour vested on only one businessman each year.
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Chocko Valliappa
Managing Director

Practicing excellence is every step towards the betterment of the organization, Chocko Valliappa has been reining the peerless role of a leader! His abilities to decide with speed and conviction, engage for impact, deliver reliably and adapt proactively have not only helped us grow as an organization, but also helped us do our bit towards the society.Read More
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