Employers Council Members - Marketing
Mr. Suubodh is a seasoned professional with over 22 years of experience in a number of blue chip companies in India like Berger Paints, PepsiCo, ICI, Dupont, Idea Cellular Ltd.MTS Group and Tata Chemicals. He is currently the Business Head - New Products Group - Foods at Tata Chemicals.
At MTS he was responsible for the launch of MTS data and voice services in Mumbai and Maharashtra. Prior to this Mr. Suubodh was with IDEA Cellular Ltd and held various leadership positions with deliverables on revenue and EBIDTA. Mr. Suubodh has done his MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi and did his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, BHU. He was awarded the Daya Swarup award for standing first in B.Tech. (Metallurgical Engg.).
Mr. Ayyar is presently the Executive Director (Hon.) of Indo-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (IBCC) and Advisor to a Financial Services Firm. During his career, he has headed some of the leading chambers of commerce and trade associations. He was advisor to Shree Raj Travel & Tours International Center for Peace Initiatives (NGO), e-sanjeevani.com, AIAI, Lijjat-Papad.
He has also been a consultant on corporate affairs / communication & promotion to Ispat Industries Limited, and marketing consultant to Learnet India Limited, a division of the IL&FS. Mr. Ayyar was on the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) Panel of non-official nominee part-time Directors.
A MA in Psychology specializing in industrial psychology and organizational behavior, Mr. Ayyar has done his Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the IIPM, New Delhi.
Ms. Ashu Gupta is a Supply Chain professional with twenty six years of specialized experience in the field of Logistics. She has done Master of Management Studies with specialization in Marketing from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai University and completed Advanced Diploma in Supply Chain Management from NMIMS. She has been honored with National Talent Search (NTS) Scholarship by NCERT.
Ms. Ashu Gupta is currently the Associate Vice President Distribution & Logistics at Mylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd . Prior to this, she was Head Logistics & Distribution, Demand Management, Channel Management for Sandoz Pvt. Ltd. and Senior Manager Distribution & Logistics for Lupin Ltd. She has been a speaker in seminar held by Council of Logistics Management ˜Logistics - Best practices - The Indian Experience.
Mr. Marc Oliver Hausen is currently the Director Digital at Conde Nast India and was previously the Head of Digital Marketing for Kingfisher Airlines. A digital leader and evangelist with sound skills in online business development and communications, honed over twelve years with leading companies and entrepreneurs internationally.
He gained sound foundation in Brand Management with Germany's most reputed Brand Manager Mr. Reinhard Springer. He has consulted brands such as Bacardi, Mercedes, Nokia and Capri-Sun and has international business exposure in Germany, USA, Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Belgium and India. He has sales and marketing experience in aviation, sports, beverages and edutainment.
He has Industry-leading knowledge in social media and community management, e-branding, e-commerce marketing, and loyalty program combined with performance analysis for PPC/CPM/SEM, CPA and SEO activities.
Ms. Vanita Keswani, a PGDMM from The Times School of Marketing has over 18 years of experience in the advertising and media industry. She is Chief Operating Officer of Madison Media SIGMA, a unit of Madison Media, where she is responsible for the media planning and buying requirements of clients like Godrej, Dish TV, AIG group, Lodha, Ceat and Blue Star.
She started her career in the Product Development team of the Times of India and later worked in various departments of TOI group including Distribution wing, Times FM sales and Times FM events. Over the years she has handled clients like Coca Cola, Godrej, BPL Mobile, Kinetic, Playwin, Zee group, Tata Chemicals and Kotak amongst others.
Arun Om Lal is the Director, Sunrise India, a nutrition company and heads sales, marketing and distribution on Pan India level.
He is a commerce graduate and Masters in Marketing Management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.
He has over 22 years experience in marketing and sales .Prior to establishing his own venture, he was with Mount Everest Mineral Water Limited, (Brand Himalayan) as Head Sales, Marketing and Operations. He has worked for Nara Flow Beverages Pvt. Ltd. (Nepal) as Business Manager, Sansula Foods & Beverages Ltd. [Brand EVIAN] in India as National Sales Manager, Jockey Inc. as Sales Manager, Eureka Forbes as Zonal Manager and Surya Morphy Richards Limited
Mr. S. Ram Manohar is the Head of Central Logistics (Commercial Services Function) at ACC Corporate office. He has been working with ACC for the last 32 years in various functional areas viz. Quality Management, Central Operations, Production and Plant Logistics & distribution.
He is a M.Sc. in Chemistry from Osmania University, Hyderabad and completed MDP in Supply Chain Management at XLRI, Jamshedpur.
He has attended Management Program at Zurich, conducted by Institute of Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Mr Jiten Rajput is currently the Head - Exports at The Bombay Dyeing & Mfg Co Ltd. He has more than 20 years of experience in textile supply chain management. He started his career in production with Garden Vareli and Century Enka. Thereafter he worked with LG International, Birla Copper, Sterlite and Arvind Mills. He has developed robust and sustainable business strategies for Manama Textiles, Bahrain. He has developed a large customer base and catered to markets like France, Turkey, South Korea and Japan.
Mr. Jiten Rajput has Bachelor's degree in textile and Master's in International marketing.
Mr. Ritesh Sampat has done Masters in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing) from WLC College India.
An expert in trade receivables management & debtors default protection with over 14 years of experience in domestic and international trade, Mr Sampat is currently the Principal Consultant at Altius Corporate Services. In his previous assignment at Euler Hermes AG (World's No.1 in trade credit protection), he was responsible for Business Development & Commercial Underwriting for Indian Operations where he structured solutions for exports & domestic trade in various sectors like chemicals, commodities, IT / telecom products distribution, textiles & agri products among others for large corporates,SMEs&MNCs.
He has been associated with reputed groups like Anand Rathi, Kotak and Indusind Bank with wide exposures on trade finance supporting domestic and global trade by availing funding through local and international financial institutions and sources. He has worked with IndusInd Bank Ltd as Chief Manager, Kotak Life Insurance as Senior Manager, Tech Pacific (now Ingram Micro - a Fortune 500 company) as Business Manager