Aditya Birla Fashion appoints Vikram Rao and Yogesh Chaudhary as Additional Directors

Vikram Rao is a globally accredited Executive Coach and has completed myriad coaching assignments in renowned global and diverse sectors.

Mar 17, 2021 03:03 IST India Infoline News Service

Aditya Birla Fashion
Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Ltd has announced that Board of Directors of the Company, has approved the appointment of Vikram Rao and Yogesh Chaudhary as Additional (Independent) Directors.

Vikram Rao, BE has had a rich career spanning over 40 years. In 1995, he moved to Arvind Group as the President of Shirtings and Knits, where he set up a 100 Mn USD greenfield operation, built on the foundation of innovation and design to respond to international apparel brands and retailers. This has since become a flagship business for Arvind.

He joined ABG in 1999 as Group Executive President, Textiles and masterminded the Group's entry into the branded apparel industry with the acquisition of Madura Garments and was subsequently appointed as Whole-time Director of Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited, the then holding Company of Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited.

He was also appointed as Executive Director of Thai Acrylic Fibre Co. Ltd., Thailand; Director of Indo Liberty Textiles, Indonesia; and Executive Director of Alexandria Fibre Co. Ltd., Egypt. These Companies represented the group’s global footprint in the sectors of acrylic fibres and viscose yarns in SEA and ME.

Vikram Rao is a globally accredited Executive Coach and has completed myriad coaching assignments in renowned global and diverse sectors.

And for Yogesh Chaudhary, he is a management student from Boston College, USA. He is currently on the Board of Jaipur Rugs Company Private Limited and provides Jaipur Rugs the strategic direction it needs to explore business opportunities in the domestic and global markets.

Chaudhary has immense entrepreneurial abilities and deep knowledge in the manufacturing business, leading Jaipur Rugs increase its global presence to 65 plus nations, from just two a decade ago and position itself as a global leader in manufacturing and exporting exclusive, designer hand- knotted rugs worldwide.

His vision to create a timeless brand out of India and his passion for grassroots has propelled an expansion drive in the business.

Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Ltd was currently trading at Rs204.70 apiece down by Rs7.95 or 3.74% from its previous closing of Rs212.65 apiece on the BSE.

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