Executive Committee Board

Kishore Biyani
|    Founder and Group CEO, Future Group

Considered a pioneer of modern retail in India, Kishore’s leadership has led the group’s transformation into India’s leading player in the consumption sector. Regularly ranked among India’s most admired CEOs, he is the author of the book ‘It Happened in India’. He has won multiple awards from government bodies and the private sector in India and abroad and is on the board of a number of bodies, including the National Innovation Foundation in India and New York Fashion Board.

Anshuman Singh
|    Managing Director & CEO, Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd.

In a career spanning over 18 years, Anshuman has worked in all aspects of the value chain across several industry segments such as Discrete Manufacturing, Durables, Textiles, Retail and Supply Chain with companies like Grasim, H&R Johnson, Bombay Dyeing, and Welspun Retail. He is responsible for starting the first Home Furnishings Speciality Retail Chain in the country in his last assignment as the Director and CEO of Welspun Retail Ltd. before rejoining Future Group where he created Future Supply Chains Ltd. Anshuman is a Mechanical Engineer and an MBA.

Damodar Mall
|    Director, Integrated Food Strategy, Future Group

An alumnus of IIT Mumbai and IIM Bangalore, Damodar has over two decades of experience in the FMCG and food industry. He was a co-founder of D’Mart, a supermarket chain in Western India, and was associated with Uniliver in India.

Kailash Bhatia
|    Director & CEO, Pantaloon Retail

Co-founder of the ColorPlus brand, Kailash has over three decades of valuable experience in the fashion business and is considered to be a stalwart in the Indian fashion industry. Before joining Pantaloon Retail, he was associated with Weekender, Arvind Mills and Mafatlal Industries, among other companies.

K. K. Rathi
|    CEO, Future Ventures India Ltd.

A qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with approximately 24 years of professional experience in corporate finance, strategic business planning and investment advisory, Mr. Rathi has worked in organizations such as KEC International, H&R Johnson and Motilal Oswal Private Equity Advisors. He has previously worked as Group CFO with Pantaloon Retail.

Santosh Desai
|    Managing Director & CEO, Future Brands India Ltd.

An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, Santosh has over two decades of experience in advertising. He was President of McCann-Erickson, India prior to his association with Future Group. A highly respected figure in the advertising and marketing community in India, Santosh is a columnist with the Times of India and several other publications and has addressed the global management boards of several multinationals, including Hershey’s, Microsoft, Philips, Unilever, Coke etc. He is also the author of the book ‘Mother Pious Lady – Making Sense of Everyday India’.

Sumit Dabriwala
|    Managing Director, Agre Developers Ltd.

An entrepreneur in his own right and an urban developer, Sumit has 21 years of corporate experience with significant exposure to the real estate sector. Before joining Future Group, he was on the Board of Directors of Calcutta Metropolitan Group and Riverbank Holdings.He has served as a Member of Infrastructure Council in CII, Infrastructure Sub-Committee Chairman, Regional Council Member and Core Group Retail Chairman in CII (Eastern Region), and as an Infrastructure Committee Member, Executive Committee Member, and Chairman of Young Leaders Forum in the Indian Chamber of Commerce.

V. Vaidyanathan
|    Vice Chairman and MD of Future Capital Holdings Ltd.

An alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School, he joined Future Group in August 2010. Before this, he was on the Board of ICICI Bank. He has held the positions of Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co, Chairman of ICICI Home Finance Company, and served on the boards of ICICI Lombard General Insurance and CIBIL. He worked with Citibank India from 1990 to 2000.