Arjun Dhake, 35
V.P. Business Development
Arjun is vice president of business development at Dhake Industries. While heading the company's international sales, Dhake Industries has won the President's "E" Award for Exports in 2014. This award was started by President John F. Kennedy and given to companies who show outstanding achievement in helping the U.S. economy in terms of export sales.
Dhake Industries has grown every year under Arjun's leadership, including a 25 percent increase the past two years. The company has offices in seven countries, and warehousing and satellite manufacturing in four countries. The U.S. facilities are expanding for the third time in three years.
Arjun received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan. Among his accomplishments, he was selected to be part of Governor Snyder's trade mission to China as well as part of Lt. Gov. Brian Calley's trade mission to Brazil. Arjun was recognized by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker for outstanding work in strengthening the U.S. economy through exports.
The information presented here was accurate as of January 1, 2015.