Pankaj Dave

Co-convener, Canada India Foundation

Founder and CEO, Manas International Inc

Pankaj Dave is a Canadian citizen of Indian origin and Founder/CEO of Manas International Inc, trading Steel and Metal products internationally. Having rich experience of over 20 years in the metal industry, Mr. Dave has led Manas International to exemplary growth and success.  Lived and worked on three continents, he has carefully nurtured truly global associations. He maintains Indian values that he has always been keen to blend in with a Western lifestyle.

“Life is a 100-meter dash”; Mr. Dave is ever passionate to achieve excellence while fighting against time.

As a proud Canadian, he is equally indebted to his roots. Having Indian values and believing in the idea of ‘Vasudaiv Kutumbkam’ make him easily adapt his International Trading business and personal life in Canada meaningfully.

He has been contributing to Canada-India business since he adopted Canada as his home, importing high valued cargo and goods from India; as well as exporting leading steel producers’ goods to India.

Well connected, he has excellent business and personal relationships with a large spectrum of the corporate world in Canada & India. Amiable, with a sincere desire to return all good to society, he is ever ready to help whenever needed.

A Mechanical engineering graduate with an MBA, Mr. Dave is well-travelled and speaks English, Hindi and Gujarati. He is blessed with a family of wife Kalpana Dave and two loving sons (Harsh and Avi).

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