Virender Uppal has been unanimously elected as Chairman of Apparel Export Promotion Council, by the Executive Committee of AEPC, for a term of two years i.e 2014- 15.
It will be his second tenure as Chairman AEPC. Prior to this he was Chairman AEPC, during 2002-03 and Senior Vice Chairman, Northern Region AEPC between 2000-01.
He has been in the Executive Committee of the AEPC since 1988. He was Chairman Finance & Budget Sub-Committee, AEPC during 1999.
Uppal was also the Chairman of the Project Implementation Committee which headed the various projects of the Council especially the current head office of AEPC i.e Apparel House under his guidance. He also spearheaded the Garment Export Association as the President during 1992-93.
Virender Uppal is the Chairman of Richa Global Export Pvt. Ltd., a leading garment exporter. Dealing in both woven and knitted garments exporting mainly to USA & EU and is also in the business of exports of leather garments and accessories.
Richa Global Exports Pvt. Ltd employs around 8000 peoples and has the manufacturing capacity of 1.5 million pieces per month. With his resilient dynamism and encompassing vision, he has been instrumental in providing impetus to the garment exports from the country.