J. Suresh

    MD & CEO - Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd & Arvind Retail Ltd

    Suresh is an MBA from IIM Bangalore and an Engineering graduate. He has over 30 years of experience in the FMCG, Lifestyle Brands & Retail industries.

    Prior to joining Arvind in 2005, he has worked in HUL for 18 years where he was heading the Sales Operations of beverages business and was a management committee member of Foods & Beverages business between 1999 and 2002. As CEO when JP Morgan Chase invested in MTR Foods Ltd, he turned a regional brand into a national & global brand resulting in increase in company's valuation  by 5 times in 3 years leading to the sale of the company to a multinational foods company.

    Since taking over as CEO of Arvind Brands & Retail business in Sept 2005, he has turned around the business into a profitable, high growth business. He has been with the company for the last 9 years.