The person: Karthik likes to meet up with people and his interest in biking makes him yearn for long lonely rides. He plays cricket, badminton, and loves to watch tennis. He loves South Indian food – no Pizzas please! - with special interest in authentic home made stuff.
The professional: Karthik is a commerce graduate and had completed his Masters in Financial Management from Pondicherry University. Karthik has 12 years of experience that includes marketing of financial services with Citigroup, TVS Group and Fullerton India Credit Company.
The person: Narayanan loves reading, reads lot of Philosophy and a strong believer of the concept "What you think, you will become". He practices Yoga, plays Cricket and Badminton for fitness. Loves travelling across deep rural villages, as he enjoys meeting people and help improving their livelihood.
The professional: Narayanan completed his Masters in Business Administration from TSM, one of premier B-Schools in South India. Narayanan has 17 years of professional experience with leading brands like, Vodafone, Airtel, Tata Docomo having handled Sales & Distribution portfolio for TN & KL regions. During his last stint with Tata Docomo, he was overseeing a sales turnover of Rs.1200 cr per annum, through a distribution network of 60000 retailers, 550 distributors, 1500 distributor sales executives, and 120 member sales team. At Tata Docomo, successfully piloted the Tango alliance with HUL, to take Tata Docomo services to rural TN leveraging the distribution network of HUL. This helped increase the rural distribution network by 23000 retailers, 145 distributors and a 50% growth in Rural revenues from 84cr to 120 crores per annum.
The person: Muthu is very much interested in organic farming and gardening. He is a willing listener of Carnatic music, though not an expert on the subject. Loves to meditate and also yoga practitioner. Also likes to observe simple life in line with Tamil culture.
The professional: Specialised in IT field with relevance to mobile technologies, having served industries like Pharma, FMCG, Retail, etc. by virtue of a key role in Ivy Mobility Solutions Ltd, for 11 yrs. He is an MCA with penchant for knowing new ideas and implementing the same in new environment.
The person: Ashish is an avid traveller, he loves travelling to different destinations globally to explore and enrich himself in Retail. He is also a fitness enthusiast, plays tennis, enjoys listening to music and read autobiographies.
The professional: Ashish is an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad and has done Retail Management from Symbiosis Management Institute, Pune. He has 16 years of experience in product buying & merchandising in both offline and online business. He managed multiple categories for Hypermarket, Supermarkets and Speciality stores in India. He is well versed with Retail environment which includes Buying & Merchandising, category management, Retail sales, Operations, Brand management, Market research, Vendor management, and related financials and business administration. Ashish has worked with companies such as Future Group and Wal-Mart India.
The person: Nikhil Anand has joined us as Chief Financial Officer. He carries an overall experience of 20 years. His last assignment was Heading the Finance and Commercial Operations of the FMCG and Corporate Supply Chain verticals of a Middle East Conglomerate. Prior to that he had worked with PwC and Ernst and Young in their Financial Advisory Practice.
The professional: Nikhil brings along breadth of Finance, Commercial and Strategy experience and insight. With his international exposure, particularly in emerging markets coupled with finance transformation initiatives, his forte is to balance traditional and non-traditional skills to bring the best to the organization.Qualification- CA, ICWA, Masters in Commerce, B'Com
The person: Desikan has joined us as Head - SCM. He carries an overall experience of over 22 years
The professional: His last assignment was with VKC Group and prior to this he was associated with Philips India Limited.He worked in Indian Air Force (Logistics) for 10 years in his career.His forte encompasses Supply Network design, Supply Planning, Warehousing & Distribution Management, Process Improvement and SAP &WMS Implementation.Qualification- MBA- Finance and Advanced Programme on Supply Chain, IIM Kolkotta, Masters in Commerce
The person: He carries an overall experience of 22 years.
The professional: His last assignment was with Servify and prior to this he was associated with Sulekha.com, Bharti Airtel Ltd, Tata Tele Services Ltd and Xerox Modicorp Ltd.His forte encompasses Customer Service, Logistics, Call Centre, Field Operations, Vendor management, Installation & Services Management.Qualification- MBA- Customer Service and Services Management.
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