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Rtn. Holger Knaack
International President

Knaack is the CEO of Knaack KG, a real estate company. He was previously a partner and general manager of Knaack Enterprises, a 125-year-old family business.

He is a founding member of the Civic Foundation of the City of Ratzeburg and served as president of the Golf-Club Gut Grambek. Knaack is also the founder and chair of the Karl Adam Foundation.

A Rotary member since 1992, Knaack has served Rotary as treasurer, director, moderator, member and chair of several committees, representative for the Council on Legislation, zone coordinator, training leader, and district governor.

He is an endowment/major gifts adviser and was co-chair of the Host Organization Committee for the 2019 Rotary International Convention in Hamburg.

Knaack and his wife, Susanne, are Major Donors to The Rotary Foundation and members of the Bequest Society.

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Rtn. Jose Chacko M
District Governor

Jose Chacko M

Jose Chackowas born on 18 th May 1963 to the late M.C Chacko and Mrs. Rosy Chacko. Jose, led the early stages of his life in Perumbavoor, Kerala. He went on to do his High school at the Nirmala High School in Moovattupuzha, and later on, pursued his college days at the St Paul’s College in Kalamassery, Kerala.

Jose, completed his BE (Civil), from the famous University Viswesaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore.

In 1985, the very initial days of Jose’s career marked his entry to FACT as a trainee engineer, which ledhim to later on join the family business.

In 1996, Jose took his first bold step by venturing into a manufacturing business, producing Plywood and allied products, M/S Delta Plywood & Boards.

2004 marked the inception of his second venture- M/S Delta Wood Panels, producing chemically treated Edge Glued Finger Jointed Boards, using Malaysian technology.

He was alsoa member of the Trade delegation to the USA under the Ministry of Commerce and trade of Government of India in the year 2008.

In 2011, He commenced his third manufacturing venture, which involved the production of Film Faced Shuttering Plywood, required for the construction of multistoried buildings.

Jose was instrumental in the formation of Perumbavoor Plywood Construction PVT Ltd at SIDCO Industrial Estate, Angamaly, under the Cluster Development program,Ministry of MSME, Govt of India.

He was instrumental in the formation of SOPMA Importers & Exporters P Ltd, andserved as Director of SOSEL Ltd, a public Ltd company involved in the distribution of petroleum products.

2015 marked beginning of another venture, being the Managing Partner of Delwin Plywood at Bangalore,a company into the distribution of building materials and allied products.   

Jose was also the Recipient of the Export award for two consecutive years, 2009 and 2010 respectively, from the CAPEXIL, Export Promotion council under the Ministry of Commerce and Trade, Govt of India.

As a proud Rotarian, he began his journey during 1990, by joining as a member of the Rotary club of Perumbavoor.

Served Rotary club of Perumbavoor as Secretary in the year 1993-94 and President during 1996-97.

Apart from these, he had also served as many other relevant positions during his remarkable journey as a Rotarian. Jose had contributed a lot at the club level- by serving as a Director for many avenues.

At the District level, Jose had been actively involved in many major activities like, member of Governors nominating committee, served as District Director, Chaired for the Regional Fellowship Meet, Chaired for DTTS (DOTS), served as Faculty for training events and much more.

The District Level saw an even more active Jose, with his notable activities, such as -

  • Served as GGR.
  • Took active role in organizing the Multi Regional Fellowship meet.
  • Organized PETS at Kandy, Sri Lanka, for the first time, organizing an event abroad in the history of our District 3201.
  • Organized DTTS.
  • Served as the chairman of District Conference 2014 “Thejus“at Karukutty, Angamaly.
  • He was the Assistant Governor for the year 2005- 2006.

An avid traveller, an active social person, an attendee of many Major Rotary events,he attended five Rotary International conventions and has also won many awards.

Jose is married to Rtn. Mrs. Rose Mary Jose. The couple has been blessed with 2 children, Mrs. Rosmy Jose, married to Dr. Joseph kurian and Mr. Jacob Jose respectively.


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Rtn. Dr Nirmala Natarajan, Rotary Club of Kovaipudur
Make this World a better, safer and healthier place to live by taking vaccination on time. Best wishes on this 'World Polio Day'. In commemoration of the World Polio Day Rotary Club of Kovaipudur has planned to inaugurate its public image project focusing on End Polio Now Hoarding Board in Surya Marbles in the Cochin- Coimbatore highways near BK Pudur.
Rtn. Shaheena Nizar, Rotary Club of Cochin Milan
On World Polio Day ,24th October, RC Milan invite you all to a Zoom meeting @ 530pm.Please listen to this wonderful speaker PDG Sunil K Zachariah on "Polio plus Stories".
Rtn. Menon Devadas T K, Rotary Club of Kovaipudur
Happy to know that, We ere close to ending the second human disease in history. The polio the pain and disability last a life time. So we ( me and my Ann Radhamany K P ) planned to help Rotary to win the fight against polio. " Good bye Polio , Thanks to Rotary ". We donated 100 USD each to the Rotary foundation on 17/10/2020.
Rtn. Menon Devadas T K, Rotary Club of Kovaipudur
Distributed Rice and pulses to 50 poor families of Samathapuram on 17/10/2020, See this old women , how she feel happy to receive the rice kit , She lives alone and her husband passed away few years back. Now we feel really happy to see the smile on her face .Thanks to Rotary for this oppertunity
Rtn. Dr Nirmala Natarajan, Rotary Club of Kovaipudur
The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is an international observance celebrated each year on October 17 throughout the world. In commemoration of this Rotary Club of Kovaipudur has distributed rice bags with pulses to 50 poor families residing at Samanthapuram near Pothanur Chettipalayam. Secretary of the club sponsored for this great service project
Rtn. Dr Nirmala Natarajan, Rotary Club of Kovaipudur
Rotary Club of Meridian hosted a joint speaker meeting with RC of CBE Town, RC of CBE Elite, RC of CBE D'elite, RC of CBE Downtown, RC of CBE Millennium and RC of CBE Kovaipudur on the topic Indian food Industry. The speaker was Mr. Mukesh Kumar Vij , MD, Bakers Spice and Ingredients Pvt Ltd. He gave a wonderful, motivational talk on his industrial food world. It was very useful and we had a wonderful discussion with him at the end of the session. Thanks to the host club.
Rtn. Dr Nirmala Natarajan, Rotary Club of Kovaipudur
Distributed Masks to staff members in Kovaipudur and Kuniamuthur Post offices on 16th August, 2020. Wanted to recognize the the unsung heroes who were serving during the lock down periods to make us happy. Their service to the nation is commendable.
Rtn. Aravindakshan P, Rotary Club of Kongad
Distributed working uniform to all members of panchayath cleaning workers (HARITHAKARMASENA) under KONGAD GRAMMA PANCHAYATH. This programme innagurated by Kongad MLA. K.V.Vijayadas
Rtn. Das C K, Rotary Club of Wadakanchery
Financial assistance to a deserving Kidney patient of Enkakkad, Wadakanchery for Dialysis on 6v October 2020. This will be an ongoing project.
Rtn. Shaheena Nizar, Rotary Club of Cochin Milan
Please join us today for the speaker meeting at 7 pm on Zoom.Ms.Sandhya Venugopal ,Manager _ Srishti_ Munnar ,will be addressing on the topic " Socio Economic Empowerment of Specially Abled".
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