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Future Consumer Ltd Names Veteran Rajnikant Sabnavis as CEO

Future Consumer Ltd, one of the fastest growing FMCG companies in the country has named industry veteran Rajnikant Sabnavis as the new Chief Executive Officer with effect from January 1, 2020.

Sabnavis’ appointment as the new CEO underscores the company’s focus on driving sustainable profitable growth by leveraging deep expertise of the management team. Sabnavis brings in over 30 years of experience in creating and leading dynamic FMCG brands across India.

He has worked with Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) for 23 years and held major leadership positions across food and home and personal care categories.

He most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer at Jyothi Laboratories. He has helped set up the company’s research and development and quality team, created innovation pipelines, go-to-market strategies and an efficient distribution management system that led to significant EBIDTA growth, gain in market share and gross margins in competitive segments including fabric care.

Commenting on the appointment of Sabnavis, Ashni Biyani, Managing Director of Future Consumer Ltd said, “Rajnikant is one of the respected FMCG professionals in the country. He joins us at an exciting time in the Future Consumer’s growth journey. Future Consumer’s ambition is to expand the distribution network of its brands across food, home care, personal care and beauty in general trade over the coming years. Rajnikant brings in deep wisdom in FMCG that will accelerate our journey towards creating a new generation of brands for the Fast Moving Consumer Generation.”

Sabnavis is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from National Institute of Technology, Surathkal with an MBA degree from SP Jain Institute of Management, Mumbai.


Gowda names new office-bearers of JD-S in Karnataka

Ruling Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda on Thursday named news office-bearers to strengthen the party and revive its fortunes in Karnataka.

“Gowda has appointed 5-time legislator H.K. Kumaraswamy as the party’s state unit president in place of A.H. Vishwanath, who resigned from the post in June, owning moral responsibility for the party’s debacle in the recent Lok Sabha elections in the state,” party’s spokesman Ramesh Babu told reporters here.

Kumaraswamy, a Dalit, represents the Sakleshpur assembly segment in Hassan district, about 180km northwest of Bengaluru.

Former legislator Madhu Bangarappa has been appointed the party’s working president and former minister N.M. Nabi and legislator K. Gopalaiah as the party’s senior vice-presidents.

Gopalaiah represents the Mahalakshmi Layout assembly seat in Bengaluru’s northwest suburb.

“Though Bangarappa lost to BJP’s B.Y. Raghavendra in the parliamentary poll from Shimoga, he has been entrusted with the responsibility of reviving the party’s prospects in the Malnad region a stronghold of the BJP,” Babu said.

In a surprise move, Gowda made his younger grandson Nikhil president of the party’s youth wing although he lost in the Lok Sabha election from Mandya to Independent and South Indian multi-lingual film actress Sumalatha Ambareesh.

Nikhil, 28, is the son of state Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and Anitha, a legislator from Ramanagara assembly seat, about 60km southwest of Bengaluru.

Nikhil is also an upcoming film star in Kannada and Telugu movies.

Gowda’s other grandson – Prajwal, won the Hassan Lok Sabha seat, which is the party’s bastion and home district of the Gowda clan.

Prajwal is the son of state PWD Minister H.D Revanna, who is Gowda’s second son and elder brother of the chief minister (H.D. Kumaraswamy).

The former prime minister (Gowda) opted to contest from Tumkur, paving way for Prajwal in Hassan, but lost to BJP’s G.S. Basavaraj.

“The remaining office-bearers will soon be appointed to strengthen the party across the state and prepare for the local body elections in early 2020,” Gowda said on the occasion.

In the May 2018 assembly elections, the JD-S won only 37 of the 220 seats it contested and its candidates lost even deposits in 150 seats.

In the Lok Sabha polls, it won only one of the 7 seats it contested, with its ruling ally Congress, which also won only one seat (Bangalore Rural) of the 21 it contested as joint candidates as per the pre-poll alliance.

In contrast, a resurgent BJP won 25 of the 27 seats it contested and supported Sumalatha to wrest Mandya from the JD-S./Eom/410 words.



State Bank of India names 10 big ‘wilful defaulters’

The State Bank of India on Friday revealed the names of 10 new big-ticket firms from the pharmaceuticals, gems and jewellery and power sectors and also their top officials as it declared them ‘wilful defaulters’.

Mostly based in Mumbai, the outstandings from these loan defaulters are pegged at nearly 1,500 crore, and they have been served repeated reminders to clear their borrowings.

The SBI has warned them all of legal action if they fail to repay their dues with interest and other charges within the next 15 days.

The defaulters also include players from the infrastructure and other sectors, according to public notices issued by the Stressed Assets Management Branch 1 (SAM-1), Cuffe Parade.

The biggest defaulter on the list, with an outstanding of Rs 3,47,30,46,322, is Spanco Ltd. The company has its office in Godrej Coliseum, Sion, and its two directors — Kapil Puri and his wife Kavita Puri live nearby in Chembur.

The next one is Calyx Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Andheri East with an outstanding of Rs 3,27,81,97,772. Its directors — Smitesh C. Shah, Bharat S. Mehta and Rajat I. Doshi — are all based in Mumbai.

Raigad-based Loha Ispaat Ltd. has an outstanding of Rs 2,87,30,52,225 and its Chairman and Managing Director is Rajesh G. Poddar, while other directors named are Anju Poddar (both Mumbai-based), Manish O. Garg and Sanjay Bansal (both from Navi Mumbai).

Following them is Auro Gold Jewellery Pvt. Ltd. from Lower Parel, with an outstanding of Rs 229,05,43,248. Its Chairman Amritlal G. Jain and his son and Managing Director Ritesh Jain have been named as ‘wilful defaulters’.

The others on the list include directors Imran Khan and Mohammed I. Khan of Excel Metal Processors Pvt. Ltd. with loans worth Rs 61.26 crore; directors Hrishikesh Shah and Jaykishan Shah of Microcosm Infrastructure & Power Pvt Ltd. with Rs 56.73 crore; and Metal Link Alloys Ltd. (currently in liquidation) Chairman Bhavarlal M. Jain, Managing Director Rajmal M. Jain and their father and Director Mangilal G. Jain with an outstanding of Rs 53.79 crore.

The smallest defaulters are: Directors Chetan R. Dhruv and Shirish J. Parekh of Resilient Auto India Ltd., Andheri with an outstanding of Rs 32.71 crore; directors Amin Rangara, Nizar Rangara, Malik Rangara and Daulataben Rangara of Rangara Industries Pvt. Ltd. with Rs 29.51 crore; and sole director Narayan P. Tekriwal of Global Hi-Tech Industries Ltd. with Rs 27.80 crore.

Public has been cautioned against having any dealings with these companies and individuals as it could be subject to the legal recourse the SBI is planning in the matter.



Anti-BJP voters’ names removed says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday alleged that names of BJP’s opponents across India were removed from the voters’ list.

“Reports coming from all across India say votes have been deleted on an unprecedented scale,” the Aam Aadmi Party leader tweeted.

His another tweet read: “Anti-BJP votes deleted all across India.”

Biocon Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shaw tweeted that her mother’s name was deleted on a “flimsy excuse that there was a report that she no longer lives at her address”.

Shobana Kamineni, daughter of Apollo Hospitals Founder Prathap Reddy, said she felt cheated after she was told by a polling official that her name was deleted from the voter list.



INC names Bharuch, Dahod candidates, Ahmed Patel not in race

The Congress on Thursday made the much-awaited announcement of candidates for the Bharuch and the Dahod tribal seats for the Lok Sabha elections on the last day of filing nominations. Veteran Ahmed Patel is not in the race.




INC seeks CBI probe into murder; names CPI-M MLA, ex-MLA

The Congress on Thursday named a CPI-M legislator and a former CPI-M MLA as key links in the murder of two Youth Congress activists in Kerala’s Kasargode district.

Addressing reporters here, Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala alleged that the killer group, after committing the murder on Sunday, first reached the local CPI-M party office.

“A local CPI-M leader, A. Peethambaran, has been arrested and now the CPI-M is trying to blame him for the crime.

“We do not have any faith in Kerala Police and we demand that the CBI should probe the case. The roles of CPI-M MLA K. Kunhiraman and former MLA K.V. Kunhiraman have to be probed in detail,” said Chennithala.

“The government has transferred the Kasargode Superintendent of Police, A. Sreenivas, who began the probe. Even if this transfer was done as part of the Election Commission guidelines, they could have retained him in the probe,” he said.

Youth Congress workers Krupesh, 19, and Joshy, 24, were hacked to death on Sunday by three motorcycle-borne men. While Krupesh died at the Kasaragode district hospital, Joshy succumbed to injuries on his way to a medical facility in Mangaluru, Karnataka.

Krupesh’s father Krishnan told the media in Kasargode on Thursday that he has no faith in the Kerala Police.

“Peethamabaran alone cannot do this crime. We are certain there are others behind it. We do not have faith in the present probe and we have decided to move the court seeking a CBI probe. This crime is a well planned out by the CPI-M,” said Krishnan.

Meanwhile, CPI-M state Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan downplayed the demand for a CBI probe.

“If for every case the demand for a CBI probe is asked, then it’s best that the Kerala Police be disbanded. The police probe has just begun. If people have any evidence against the CPI-M, it should be handed to the police and not to the media,” he said.