LT Foods appoints Amit Mehta as Head of Convenience & Health Food Business

Amit is a persuasive & an influential leader with more than two decades of experience in driving growth for consumer centric businesses.

Nov 25, 2021 04:11 IST India Infoline News Service

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LT Foods Ltd, a 70-year-old Consumer Food Company has announced the appointment of Amit Mehta as the Head of Convenience and Health Food Business. Amit’s key responsibilities will include formulating and implementing new product winning strategies and expanding LT Foods’s presence in Convenience and Health Food segments.

Amit is a persuasive & an influential leader with more than two decades of experience in driving growth for consumer centric businesses.

He has an enviable track record of spearheading initiatives to achieve strong business results through process and project management approach in different industries.

Commenting on his Appointment, Ashwani Kumar Arora, Managing Director & CEO LT Foods said, “LT Foods has diversified its product portfolio with new offerings in convenience and health food segment riding on consumer trends and by leveraging the strong brand equity and robust distribution network of its flagship brands “Daawat”, “Royal”, “Devaaya”, and “Kari Kari” globally.

New Products and Innovation are critical to our long-term growth and to further improve profitability. In this regard, Amit with his unique blend of experience in Finance, Operations (setting up new businesses and restructuring) and Business expertise will expedite our such initiatives to scale & enhance profitability.”

On his Appointment, Amit Mehta said, “I am excited to be part of LT Group, which is fast growing and emerging Indian Multi National Food Company, in their pursuit to build and scale up Food business in convenience and health segment, in and outside India, leveraging the strong foundation of its existing consumer rice business.”

Prior to joining LT Foods, Amit Mehta was the Managing Director of Kohinoor Specialty Foods India Pvt. Ltd. (Subsidiary of McCormick & Co. Inc.) He was key to transforming the business with a vision to build consumer focus food business by launching various new products under Spice and convenient categories in India and for export markets, reinvigorated the brand and built a strong focus on E-Commerce business.

L T Foods ended at Rs67.55 apiece up by Rs0.2 or 0.3% on Sensex.

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