K.P. Bhargava

Founding Member

K.P. Bhargava is a founding member of AVI Global Plast, India’s most trusted PET sheet manufacturer and thermoforming company, and has over 40 years of experience in the plastic industry. Before establishing the firm, he was involved in the manufacturing of PVC articles for various applications. His extensive experience and business relationships are valuable assets to the company and have contributed greatly to its growth.


Akhilesh Bhargava

Managing Director

Akhilesh Bhargava is the Managing Director of AVI Global Plast, with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing rigid plastic packaging for various industries. He is an MBA graduate from Mumbai University and an alumnus of INSEAD, as well as a renowned plastic environmentalist and social activist committed to managing plastic waste to minimise its effect on the environment. Akhilesh invests his expertise to support the industry with better quality recycled packaging and new product developments, including recycled ocean-bound plastic. He works with Afroz Shah, an environmental activist and UN Environment Programme’s ‘Champion of the Earth’ recipient, to prevent ocean-bound plastic and waste from eco-sensitive zones in India. He also serves as a Director at Date With Ocean Foundation and has led AVI Global Plast in introducing its digital traceability platform to track every step of post-consumer plastic conversion.

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Sukhdeep Sethi 

Joint Managing Director

Sukhdeep Sethi is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He also holds a certification in Executive Management from INSEAD, France. He has been working with AVI Global Plast for over 18 years and is currently serving as the Joint Managing Director. Sukhdeep has been instrumental in expanding and diversifying the company’s product and market mix, working with leading multinational brands across six continents and diverse industries, from FMCG to pharma. His contributions include launching tamper-evident clamshells, heat-seal punnets with side vents, and premium pack designs for exotic fruits, while adding new capabilities for medical devices and ESD packaging. Before joining AVI Global Plast, he worked as a Chartered Accountant specialising in Transfer Pricing and Taxation at Ernst & Young, India, and RSM & Co.

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Prahlad Bhargava


Prahlad Bhargava is a mechanical graduate with honours, and an industry veteran with 50 years of experience in engineering and the oil and gas sector. He has worked in various senior positions at Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) before retiring as Executive in Charge of its Mumbai refinery. He has also worked with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Govt of India and served as Director – Commercial at Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL), where he successfully handled the IPO. He currently serves as a Director at AVI Global Plast, where he has introduced a systematic and planned approach to projects, improved machine reliability while reducing breakdowns, and decreased the time between shutdown maintenance. He has commissioned an in-house workshop to expedite machine repairs and modifications and created a team of trained technical personnel to handle any emergencies. He has also introduced IoT for predictive maintenance of various machines at AVI.