Our Vision

To passionately satisfy Indian consumer needs in fashion, style, and value across wearing occasions in apparel and accessories through solid brands and a high-quality consumer experience, with the ultimate purpose of delivering superior value to all our stakeholders.

Our Values

Seamlessness

Passion

Speed

Commitment

Integrity

  • Milestone
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Joint Venture with Christian louboutin
    ABFRL announced a Joint Venture Partnership with Christian Louboutin, one of the world’s most famous designers known for his high-end footwear and iconic soles.
  • TCNS Clothing
    ABFRL acquires 51% stake in TCNS Clothing – home of brands W, Aurelia, and Wishful.
  • ABFRL
    ABFRL acquires a further 4.81% of ‘Finesse International Design Pvt. Ltd.’, parent company of S&N by Shantnu and Nikhil, taking our total stake to 63.50% equity.
  • Galeries Lafayette
    ABFRL signs a strategic partnership with the globally renowned brand known for its flagship location at the Boulevard Haussmann in Paris.
  • Reebok India
    ABFRL acquires Exclusive Rights to distribute and sell Reebok products through wholesale, e-commerce, and Reebok branded retail stores in India and other ASEAN countries via a long-term licensing agreement.
  • House of Masaba
    Acquisition of 52.4% in ‘House of Masaba Lifestyle Private Limited’
  • Shantnu & Nikhil
    ABFRL becomes 58.69% stakeholder after acquiring an additional 7.69% stake in Finesse.
  • Tarun Tahiliani
    ABFRL announces strategic partnership with fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani to enter Men’s Premium Ethnicwear category.
  • Sabyasachi Couture
    ABFRL acquires 51% stake in the iconic Sabyasachi Couture.
  • Peter England Deodorants
    Peter England sets foot in the Grooming segment with the launch of its new deodorant range.
  • Shantnu & Nikhil (Finesse)
    ABFRL acquires a 51% stake in Finesse International Design Private Ltd.
    The brand operates in “Bespoke Occasion & Ceremonial Contemporary Apparel for Men & Women” under the brand name ‘Shantnu & Nikhil’.
  • Jaypore
    ABFRL acquires Jaypore, an Indian online and offline retailer, that offers curated collections of handcrafted apparel, jewelry, home textiles, and accents, based on craft forms from all over India.
  • Fred Perry now in India
    ABFRL brings Fred Perry to India.
  • Ralph Lauren
    ABFRL enters into a store license and distribution agreement with Ralph Lauren Asia Pacific Limited (“RLAPL”), which offers apparel and accessories for men and women under the brand name ‘Polo Ralph Lauren’ and ‘Ralph Lauren’.
  • Style Up, the family store by ABFRL, is launched across tier-III cities to offer smart fashion at affordable prices.
  • Van Heusen’s Innerwear and Athleisure business announces its foray into the Women’s Innerwear & Athleisure market.
  • Ted Baker
    ABFRL strikes a deal with global luxury brand ‘Ted Baker’. (2016)
  • Forever 21
    ABFRL signs MOU with Forever 21 for India business. (2016)
  • Simon Carter
    ABFRL signs deal with British designerwear Brand ‘Simon Carter’. (2016)
  • American Eagle
    ABFRL enters into a strategic alliance with American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (2017)
  • ABFRL launches ‘Pantaloons Woman‘. (2016)
  • ABFRL launches ‘Pantaloons Kids‘. (2016)
  • ABFRL forays into Mens Innerwear & Athleisure category. (2016)
  • Van Heusen
    Van Heusen launches ‘MY FIT‘. (2014)
  • Van Heusen unveils its first flagship experience ‘Van Heusen Style Studio‘. (2015)
  • ABFRL
    ABFRL’s Planet Fashion unveils a new brand identity. (2015)
  • Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited (‘ABFRL’) – Consolidation of the branded apparel businesses of Madura F&L and Pantaloons. (2015)
  • Madura Fashion & Lifestyle
    Madura Fashion & Lifestyle enters into a joint venture with ‘Hackett London‘. (2012)
  • Peter England
    Peter England forays into non-apparel – launches ‘Peter England Bags‘. (2012)
  • Louis Philippe Bags
    Louis Philippe Bags’ launched. (2012)
  • Allen Solly Allen Solly introduces ‘Crossover style shoes for men’ (2012)
  • Aditya Birla Group
    Aditya Birla Group acquires Pantaloons. (2013)
  • Pantaloons
    Pantaloons voted ‘India’s No. 1 Trusted Apparel Retailer for 2013‘ in the Brand Equity Survey of The Economic Times. (2013)
  • Louis Philippe Shoes‘ launched (2010)
  • Madura Garments
    Madura Garments re-christened as ‘Madura Fashion & Lifestyle‘ (2010)
  • Van Heusen
    Van Heusen launches a sub-brand called ‘VH Sport‘. (2011)
  • Louis Philippe
    Louis Philippe launches ‘LP Jeans‘. (2011)
  • Planet Fashion
    Planet Fashion launched ‘Planet Fashion Grande‘. (2011)
  • Van Heusen Woman‘ launched (2006)
  • V Dot‘ from Van Heusen launched (2006)
  • Peter England launches sub-brand ‘Elite‘ in the Premium segment.(2007)
  • Louis Philippe launches sub-brand ‘LP‘ in the Casual Wear segment. (2007)
  • Louis Philippe launches sub-brand ‘Luxure‘ in the Luxury segment. (2008)
  • The Collective‘ launched. (2008)
  • Aditya Birla Group acquires ‘Madura Garments‘ (1999)
  • Consolidation of Textiles and Apparel business. (2000)
  • Planet Fashion‘ launched. (2001)
  • Allen Solly Woman‘ launched. (2001)
  • Allen Solly‘ launched in India. (1993)
  • Peter England‘ launched in India. (1997)
  • Madura Garments‘ established. (1988)
  • Louis Philippe‘ launched in India. (1989)
  • Van Heusen‘ launched in India. (1990)
  • Madura ManufacturingAditya Birla Fashion and Retail, has been conferred with National Award’ 2023 by Employer Federation of India and Confederation of Indian Industries for Excellence in Employee Relations.
  • ABFRL’s CSR Coffee Table Book, “Dhaage won the First prize from PRSI National Awards 2023 at the International Public Relations Festival 2023
  • Purpose-Driven Communication Campaign
    PLATINUM
    13th PRCI Excellence Awards 2023
    ‘Dhaage’ – ABFRL’s CSR Coffee Table Book
  • ‘InTouch’ ABFRL’s Newsletter
    House Journal (Print)
    PLATINUM
    13th PRCI Excellence Awards 2023
  • Asia’s Most Sustainable Company 2023
    Global Ranking – 8
    DJSI-CSA – Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods
  • National Retailer of the Year 2023
    IRec 2023 Awards
    by indianretailer.com
  • Apparel Retailer of the Year 2023
    IRec 2023 Awards
    by indianretailer.com
  • Creative Excellence in Advertising (Fashion, Jewellery & Lifestyle)
    GOLD
    Pantaloons – ‘This Pujo, you are the celebration, you are the gift! (Sheroes)’

    e4m PrimeTime Awards 2022
  • Creative Excellence in Advertising (Fashion, Jewellery & Lifestyle)
    SILVER
    Pantaloons – ‘Non-Stop Pujo’
    e4m PrimeTime Awards 2022
  • TRUE Zero Waste – GOLD Certification
    Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)
    Fashion Craft Ltd. – ABFRL manufacturing factory
    Among industrial manufacturing units – 1st in India / 2nd worldwide – to receive this certification
  • ‘InTouch’ – ABFRL’s Newsletter
    Best In-House Magazine Award
    Silver Feather Awards 2022
  • Internal Communication Campaign
    DIAMOND
    ‘Trendsetter’ – Peter England’s Newsletter

    12th PRCI Excellence Awards 2022
  • ‘InTouch’ – ABFRL’s Newsletter
    House Journal (Print)

    SILVER
    12th PRCI Excellence Awards 2022
  • Van Heusen Innerwear Warehouse
    PLATINUM CERTIFIED
    Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Green Logistics – Parks and Warehouses Rating System
  • Best Departmental Store
    PANTALOONS (Phoenix Pallasio)
    VM&RD Retail Design Awards 2022
  • Best Window Display – Festivals
    PANTALOONS
    VM&RD Retail Design Awards 2022
  • Best Store Front Signage – Jaypore
    Indian Fashion Apparel – Specialty Store
    VM&RD Retail Design Awards 2022
  • Best Store Design – Jaypore
    Indian Fashion Apparel – Specialty Store
    VM&RD Retail Design Awards 2022
  • Asia’s Most Sustainable Company
    Textiles, Apparel, and Luxury Goods Industry
    S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA)
    ABFRL is included in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook – the world’s most comprehensive publication on corporate sustainability.
  • GOLD SHIELD AWARD – ABFRL
    Reporting on Sustainable Development Goals – Category III

    ICAI Sustainability Reporting Awards 2020-21
  • ‘InTouch’ – ABFRL’s Newsletter
    Digital Newsletter (English)
    DIAMOND
    11th Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) Excellence Awards 2021
  • ‘InTouch’ – ABFRL’s Newsletter
    Best Newsletter (English)
    SECOND PRIZE
    11th Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) Excellence Awards 2021
  • ABFRL
    Excellence in Internal Communications

    GOLD
    Imagexx Awards 2021
  • ABFRL
    Internal Communication Campaign
    SILVER
    Velocity Awards 2021
  • ABFRL
    Internal Communications Campaign
    11th Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) Excellence Awards 2021
  • Madura Clothing (ABFRL)
    LBRD Warehouse, Bengaluru
    EXCELLENCE AWARD
    IGBC Performance Challenge 2021 
  • ABFRL – Sollepura Village Project in Tamil Nadu
    Green Building Standards
    PLATINUM Certification
    Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)
  • Fashion Craft Ltd.
    (ABFRL)
    GOLD
    India Green Building Manufacturing Challenge (IGMC) 2021-22
  • Madura Clothing (ABFRL)
    CII-ITC Scale Award 2021
    Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (Garments & Textiles)
  • Madura Clothing (ABFRL)
    ESG Sustainability & CSR Domain
    GOLD

    Symbiosis Corporate Excellence Awards 2022
  • Madura Clothing (ABFRL)
    Manufacturing Competitiveness 2021
    GOLD Medal
    International Research Institute for Manufacturing (IRIM)
  • Madura Clothing (ABFRL)
    Kaizen & Poka Yoke Concepts
    GOLD
    Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI) 2021
  • Madura Clothing (ABFRL)
    Water Management Company of the Year 2021
    CII
  • Van Heusen
    Best Turnaround Story – Fashion
    IMAGES Most Admired Retailer

    IMAGES Retail Awards 2021
  • Allen Solly JUNIOR
    IMAGES Most Admired Fashion Brand of the Year
    Kidswear – Indian Origin
    IMAGES Retail Awards 2021
  • Pantaloons
    Best Store Design
    Images Most Admired Fashion Design Concept of the Year
    IMAGES Retail Awards 2021
  • Jaypore – Artisans Campaign
    Consumer Relation Campaign
    SILVER
    11th Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) Excellence Awards 2021
  • Jaypore – Artisans Campaign
    Excellence in Communication PR Event
    BRONZE
    Imagexx 2021 Awards
  • ABFRL
    India’s Best Workplaces in Retail 2021
    Great Place to Work, India
  • ‘InTouch’ – ABFRL’s Newsletter
    Best Newsletter (English)
    THIRD

    The Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) National Awards 2020
  • ABFRL
    Best Communication Campaign (Internal)
    THIRD

    The Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) National Awards 2020
  • Jaypore – Artisan Direct Campaign
    Public Relations in Action
    SECOND
    The Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) National Awards 2020
  • ABFRL
    Golden Peacock Award 2020
    Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Sector
  • ABFRL
    India’s most Sustainable Companies 2020
    BW BusinessWorld
  • ABFRL
    Asia’s Most Sustainable Company in Textile, Apparel & Luxury Goods Industry
    S&P Global CSA 2020
  • ABFRL
    Outstanding Accomplishment in Corporate Excellence
    CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2020
  • Pantaloons
    Most Trusted Fashion Retailer
    Brand Equity Most Trusted Brands – Retailers 2020
  • Pantaloons – The Style Stage of Swaggers
    Best Use of Entertainment Channel
    SILVER
    e4m Primetime Awards 2020
  • Pantaloons
    Best Use of Analytics
    Aditya Birla Group – Mission Happiness Meet 2020
  • Pantaloons
    Segment Of One Marketing
    SILVER
    Aditya Birla Group Customer Centricity Conference 2020
  • Pantaloons
    Social Media Campaign of the Year 2019
    Girls, #MakeYourMove
    The National Awards for Marketing Excellence
  • Pantaloons
    Best Direct Marketing Campaign
    Trip Down Memory Lane
    Inkspell – Masters of Modern Marketing Awards 2019
  • Pantaloons
    Best ATL Campaign (Retail Enterprise)
    Pujo
    Inkspell – Masters of Modern Marketing Awards 2019
  • Louis Philippe
    Best Men’s Formal Wear Brand
    Myntra Tech Threads 2019
  • Pantaloons – Greencard
    Best Loyalty Program – Fashion & Beauty
    Marketing Magazine APAC
    The Loyalty & Engagement Awards 2019
  • Pantaloons – It’s not always about discounts & offers – Goa Cruise
    Direct Marketing Campaign
    SILVER
    Big Bang Awards 2019
    The Advertising Club, Bangalore
  • Pantaloons
    Best Use of Direct Marketing in Loyalty Program
    Kamikaze Customer Loyalty Awards 2019
  • Pantaloons
    Best Window Display – Festivals
    Merit Certificate
    Visual Merchandising and Retail Awards 2019
  • Pantaloons
    EOSS – Kids Festive Fun
    Merit Certificate
    Visual Merchandising and Retail Awards 2019
  • Simon Carter
    IMAGES Most Admired Fashion Design Concept of the Year
    STORE DESIGN
    20th Annual IMAGES Fashion Awards
  • Skult
    Best eRetail Startup of the Year (Apparel)
    Indian Retail & eRetail Congress 2019
  • ‘InTouch’ – ABFRL’s Newsletter
    Best Use of Internal Communications
    SILVER
    Fulcrum Awards 2019
  • ‘InTouch’ – ABFRL’s Newsletter
    Best Newsletter (English)
    FIRST Prize
    The Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) National Awards 2019
  • ‘InTouch’ – ABFRL’s Newsletter
    Best Digital Newsletter
    CRYSTAL Award
    The Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) Excellence Awards 2019
  • ‘InTouch’ – ABFRL’s Newsletter
    Best Internal Publication
    CORP COM & PR Excellence Awards 2019
  • ABFRL
    1. Sustainable Corporate of the Year
    2. Merit in Micro Manufacturing Initiative
    Frost & Sullivan and TERI Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2019
  • ABFRL
    Green Champion Award
    6th Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) 
  • Attibele (LBRD) Warehouse (ABFRL)
    Platinum Standard
    CII Green Building Mission
  • ABFRL
    8th – Global
    Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment) – Textile, Apparel, and Luxury Goods
  • ABFRL
    1. Best Sustainability Report
    2. Excellence in CSR Leadership
    Golden Globe Tigers Awards 2019
  • ABFRL – Village Development Project
    CSR Project of the Year Award
    Corporate Social Responsibility Summit & Awards 2019
  • ABFRL
    Garments & Textiles Category
    CII SCALE (Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence) National Award 2019
  • ABFRL
    Best IBP (Integrated Business Planning) Process’ – Apparel Industry
    ISCM Demand Planning Forecasting Awards 2019
  • MFL Quality Team (ABFRL)
    1. NCQC 2019 Par Excellence Award for Shirt Packaging Standardization
    2. Process Excellence Award for its Quality App
  • ABFRL (Crafted Clothing Ltd., Haritha Apparels Ltd., and Europa Garments Ltd.)
    Unnatha Suraksha Puraskara 2019
    National Safety Council (Karnataka Chapter)
  • ABFRL – Madura Garments Exports
    Best Overall Performance Award 2019
    SuperDry
  • ABFRL
    Retailer of the Year Award (Fashion & Lifestyle)
    ETNow Global Awards for Retail Excellence
  • ABFRL
    ETNow Stars of the Industry Award 2018
    Excellence in CSR
  • ABFRL
    Social Impact Award (Mega Enterprise) – Empowering the Rural Population
    Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • ABFRL
    Leader in Employee Volunteering – 2018
    iVolunteer Awards
  • Crafted Clothing Ltd. (ABFRL)
    SILVER Rating
    IGBC (Indian Green Building Council)
  • ABFRL
    First Prize – DMAIC
    First Prize – Kaizen
    Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards 2018
    Symbiosis University
  • Van Heusen Innerwear
    IMAGES Most Admired Fashion Brand of the Year for Innerwear (Men)
  • Pantaloons
    Top 2 Most Trusted Brands (Retail)
    ET Brand Equity
  • Pantaloons
    1. Best Festive Window
    2. Best Winter Window
    VM&RD (Visual Merchandising and Retail Design) Awards 2018
  • Pantaloons
    Top 20 Most Trusted Brands (Service)
    ET Brand Equity
  • Pantaloons
    IMAGES Most Admired Retailer of the Year – Enterprise Solution Implementation
    Excellence in Deployment of Technology in Retail
  • Sandeep Mistry (Head-IT, Pantaloons)
    IMAGES Most Admired CIO of the Year
    Excellence in Deployment of Technology in Retail
  • Pantaloons
    Segment of One – Top Project Award
    Aditya Birla Group Customer Centricity Conference
  • Simon Carter
    1. Best Store Fit-outs
    2. Best In-Store Visual
    3. Merchandising Best In-Store Graphics

    VM&RD (Visual Merchandising and Retail Design) Awards 2018
  • Pantaloons – Pujo, Diwali, and EOSS Videos
    Best Use of Social Media to Enhance Loyalty
    Customer Loyalty Awards 2018

  • Pantaloons – The longest “Alpona” during Pujo
    Best Regional Loyalty Marketing Campaign
    Customer Loyalty Awards 2018
  • Pantaloons
    Best Fashion Retail Partner 2017
    Sweet Dreams
  • Pantaloons
    Best Business Support in Large Format Stores 2017
    Triumph
  • ABFRL
    1. Sustainable Business of the Year
    2. Sustainable Leadership
    3. Sustainable Professional of the Year
    World Sustainability
  • ABFRL
    Special Commendation for Corporate Social Responsibility
    Golden Peacock Awards 2017
    Institute of Directors
  • ABFRL
    Arogya World Platinum Award
    Global Healthy Workplaces 2017
  • MFL Division (ABFRL) – All factories
    Healthy Workplace Certified
    Global Healthy Workplaces Awards
  • MFL Division (ABFRL) – 2 factories
    Unnatha Suraksha Puraskara 2017
    National Safety Council (Karnataka Chapter)
  • ABFRL (Fashion Craft & Haritha factories)
    GOLD Rating – Green Buildings
    Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Standard
    U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • Pantaloons
    India’s Most Trusted Fashion Retailer
    Brand Equity Survey of The Economic Times 2016-2017
  • Pantaloons
    IMAGES Most Admired Affordable Fashion Retailer 2017
    (Second consecutive year)
  • Pantaloons
    Best Turnaround Story 2017
    IMAGES Awards
  • Pantaloons
    Best Legal Team 2017
    IDEX Awards
  • Forever 21
    Bangalore’s Hottest Brand
    Paul Writer’s Summit, Bangalore
  • ABFRL
    1. Best Event-Led PR Communication
    2. Best Innovation in PR & Communication
    The Public Relations Society of India Awards
  • ABFRL
    1. PR Case Study
    2. House Journal – Magazine
    Public Relations Council of India Awards
  • Forever 21 bagged ‘The Most Popular Women’s Brand’ on e-commerce platform, Myntra in 2016
  • Madura F&L adjudged ‘Top Apparel Innovator 2016’ for its Product Management Lifecycle (PLM) solution by US-based Apparel magazine 2016
  • Van Heusen won in the category “Retail Sector – Single / Specialty format”, twice in a row – 2015 and 2016, honoring groundbreaking innovations in loyalty programs that are designed to enhance the consumer experience at the 8th and 9th AIMIA Loyalty Awards.
  • Van Heusen Bagged ‘The Best Use of Customer Experience Technology Award of the Year 2016’ at the Customer Experience Summit
  • Van Heusen bagged an award for the Best Offline Retail Marketing campaign
  • Van Heusen bagged an award for Social Media Campaign of The year
  • Trendin.com won Gold for the ‘Best eCommerce Website’ by a Retail brand at IAMAI (Internet & Mobile Association of India)
  • Van Heusen voted as ‘The most trusted premium formal wear brand’ by The Economic Times, Brand Equity.
  • Madura Fashion & Lifestyle won Gold in the ‘Six Sigma and Kaizen’ categories by Curriculum Concept of Quality Circle, Bengaluru
  • Louis Philipps won the ‘Comfort Vote Quality Label Award’ from German testing and research centre, Hohenstein Institute
  • Allen Solly won the Global Youth Marketing Forum’s Social Media Award for ‘Best Use of Twitter’
  • Pantaloons won the Best Loyalty Program in Retail Sector – Large / Multi – Brand Format, Best Use of Customer & Data Analytics in Loyalty Program, Best Customer-Centric Company 2016.
  • Pantaloons bagged The best “Direct Marketing Campaign of the Year 2016”, Best “Use of Customer Experience Technology Award of the Year”, Best “Use of Customer and Data Analytics in Loyalty Program”
  1.  Van Heusen was voted the most trusted premium formal wear brand in  The Economic Times, Brand Equity Survey.
  2. Madura Fashion & Lifestyle Won the ‘Franchisor of the Year (Apparel) Award’ at Franchise Awards’15 for Excellence in Franchising and Business Development at the 13thFranchise Awards 2015
  3. Van Heusen Won the Images Most Admired Retailer of the year for Store Design
  4. Pantaloons was recognized as India’s Most Trusted Fashion Retailer for the third consecutive year in the Brand Equity survey of The Economic Times.
  5. 8th AIMIA Loyalty Awards 2015: Pantaloons Loyalty Program—Greencard awarded the best Direct Marketing Campaign of the Year at the 8th Loyalty Awards presented by AIMIA.
  6. Social Media Summit 2015: Pantaloons won the Best Twitter Campaign award at Social Media Summit.
  1. Van Heusen Limited Edition Spring Summer 2014 campaign won ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year’ Award at Global Marketing Excellence Awards 2014
  2. Madura Fashion & Lifestyle won the ‘Franchisor of the Year’ Award in the Franchise Awards category at Asia’s biggest Franchise & Retail Awards 2014
  3. Madura Fashion & Lifestyle awarded the Level 1 certification for ‘strong commitment to excel’ at the CII EXIM BE Awards 2014
  4. Peter England won the ‘Most Trusted Brand in the apparel category’ by The Economic Times, Brand Equity Awards
  5. Madura Fashion & Lifestyle won the Knowledge Management Leadership Award for ‘Best Knowledge Management Framework’ at the Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards 2014
  6. Utsha Sarkar – Area Retail Manager (Karnataka) Atul Aggarwal – Area Sales Manager (Tamil Nadu) and Suraj Holla – Regional Retail Manager (South), Peter England won The Economic Times Young Leaders 2014
  7. Allen Solly won gold under the Engagement Activity category for its Colour Lab at the Asia Consumer Forum.
  8. Allen Solly won silver under the ‘Best Integrated Media Campaign’ category for its Colour Lab at the Indian Digital Media Awards 2014
  9. Van Heusen won a bronze in the ‘Best use of Social Media’ category in Van Heusen’s Most Fashionable Professional Contest at GoaFest 2014.
  10. Madura Fashion & Lifestyle won the CII’s Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Award  in the retail category
  11. Louis Philippe won a silver for the ‘Best Use of Integration of User Generated Content’ for the Louis Philippe Dressing Room App at GoaFest 2014.
  12. Peter England won the  third position in the Economic Times’ Brand Equity’s survey as the Most Exciting Apparel Retailer for 2014
  13. Madura Fashion & Lifestyle won the ‘Golden Peacock Innovative Product/Service Award 2014’.
  14. Allen Solly won the ‘VMRD Retail Design Award 2014’ under Best window display ‘Color your winter’ theme
  15. Peter England won the Visual Merchandising and Retail Design awards  for  Best Store Front and Best Store Front Signage in the Western Fashion Apparel, Speciality store category
  16. Louis Philippe Won ‘Retail sector – single speciality format’ and ‘Champion of Champions – Loyalty/CRM program of the year’ awards for the Upper Crest Programme at the 7thLoyalty Summit 2014
  17. Louis Philippe honoured as the ‘Largest domestic retail brand 2013’ in garments at the Textile Conclave, Brand India
  18. Pantaloons was voted the Most Trusted Fashion Retailer of India by The Economic Times, Brand Equity 2014:

 

 

 

  1. Peter England won the Images Most Admired design concept of the year 2013 for ‘Jeans Wear – Men’. The award was for Ozygeans Concept by the brand.
  2. Madura Clothing won the 2013 Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility
  3. Peter England voted for sixth consecutive year as ‘Most Trusted Brand’ in a recently concluded survey by The Economic Times, Brand Equity
  4. MGE Europa Garments quality team won Excellence award for Six Sigma Project at Circles 2013 – International Convention on QC, Taipei
  5. Louis Philippe won Gold for ‘The Mystery of the Stolen Wardrobe’ in the Best Integrated Media Campaign and Silver for the Best WAP site for its mobile site at the Indian Digital Media Awards 2013
  6. Pantaloons bags a Gold in ‘Web-rich Media Banner Campaign’ and a Silver for ‘Best Digital Innovation’ at IDMA 2013
  7. Pantaloons wins ‘Most Preferred Fashion Retail Destination of the Year’ at North-East Consumer Awards 2013
  1. Peter England Voted for fourth consecutive year as ‘Most Trusted Brand’ in Readymade Garments in a consumers’ survey of Most Trusted Brands in India by The Economic Times, Brand Equity
  2. Madura Fashion & Lifestyle voted amongst first 40 Top 2011 Innovators by an Apparel magazine.
  3. Peter England won a Bronze in the Best Website – Retail category by BBC.com Campaign India Digital Media Awards
  4. Allen Solly awarded the Best website/microsite – Product for spring/summer 2010 collection at Indian Digital Media Awards (IDMA) 2011
  5. Van Heusen Power Club won the Best loyalty programme in the retail sector at the 4th Loyalty Summit.
  6. The Collective won the VMRD retail design Award in the category, Fashion apparel – special store
  7. The Collective won two merits in the below categories –
    • Best Window display
    • Best visual merchandising
  8. Madura Fashion & Lifestyle won the Images Most admired fashion company of the year 2011
  9. Van Heusen Woman won the Images Most admired women’s westernwear brand of the year 2011
  10. Louis Philippe and Van Heusen were recognized as Power brands by Planman Media
  11. Mr Kedar Apshankar, COO, Peter England bagged the Retail Icon Award at the 7th Reid and Taylor Awards
  12. Louis Philippe, Van Heusen and Allen Solly bagged Marketing Awards at the 3rd Global Youth Marketing Forum 2011.
  13. The manufacturing division of Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, Madura Clothing, is the first apparel manufacturing unit to win the ‘Performance Excellence’ trophy of the Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Awards (RBNQA), instituted by the Indian Merchants Chamber and the house

 

Organization Structure

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Kumar Mangalam Birla

Chairman and
Non-Executive Director

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Aryaman Birla

Non-Executive Director

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Ananyashree Birla

Non-Executive Director

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Ashish Dikshit

Managing Director

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Sangeeta Pendurkar

Whole-Time Director

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Vishak Kumar

Whole-Time Director

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Arun Adhikari

Independent Director

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Nish Bhutani

Independent Director

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Preeti Vyas

Independent Director

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Sukanya Kripalu

Independent Director

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Sunirmal Talukdar

Independent Director

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Vikram Rao

Independent Director

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Yogesh Chaudhary

Independent Director

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Pankaj Sood

Nominee Director

Puneet Malik

CEO,
Innerwear & Athleisure Business

Sooraj Bhat

CEO,
Ethnic Business

Sathyajit Radhakrishnan

CEO,
International Brands

Prashanth Aluru

CEO and Co-Founder
TMRW House of Brands

Dr. Naresh Tyagi

Chief Sustainability Officer

Ms. Shobha Ratna Tanniru

Chief Human Resource Officer

Praveen Shrikhande

Chief Digital and Information Officer

Swaminathan Ramachandran

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Jagdish Bajaj

Chief Financial Officer

Anil Malik

President, Company Secretary

Kumar Mangalam Birla

Chairman and
Non-Executive Director

  • Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of our Company and the Chairman of Aditya Birla Group (“Group”), which operates in 36 countries across six continents. He is a chartered accountant and holds an MBA degree from the London Business School.
  • Mr. Birla chairs the Boards of all major Group companies in India and globally. In the 27 years that he has been at the helm of the Group, he has accelerated growth, built meritocracy, and enhanced stakeholder value. In the process he has raised the Group’s turnover by over 30 times.
  • He has been the architect of over 40 acquisitions in India and globally, among the highest by any Indian multinational. Under his stewardship, the Group enjoys a position of leadership in all the major sectors in which it operates, from cement to chemicals, metals to textiles, fashion to financial services and real estate to renewables. Over the years, Mr. Birla has built a highly successful meritocratic organisation, anchored by an extraordinary force of over 180,000 employees.
  • Outside the Group, Mr. Birla has held several key positions on various regulatory and professional Boards. He was a Director on the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India. He was Chairman of the Advisory Committee constituted by the Ministry of Company Affairs and also served on the Prime Minister of India’s Advisory Council on Trade and Industry.

Aryaman Birla

Non-Executive Director

  • Mr. Aryaman Vikram Birla comes with a diverse experience which includes entrepreneurship, VC investing, and professional sports.
  • Aryaman is closely involved with several businesses of the Aditya Birla Group. In consultation with the Group Chairman, Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla, he is actively championing the Group’s foray into new-age businesses.
  • Aryaman helped incubate the Group’s D2C platform, TMRW, and is a director on its board.
  • His maiden entrepreneurial foray was in the hospitality business.
  • Aryaman is also spearheading the Group’s Venture Capital fund, Aditya Birla Ventures.
  • Prior to joining ABG, Aryaman was a prolific first-class cricketer.

Ananyashree Birla

Non-Executive Director

  • Ms. Ananya Birla is a successful businesswoman and a platinum-selling artist.
  • Her first company, Svatantra Microfin Pvt Ltd, founded at the age of 17, is amongst India’s fastest-growing MFI’s. It has crossed an AUM of 1 billion USD and has grown at a CAGR of 120% (2015-2022). With over 7000 employees, it has consistently been accorded a Great Place To Work. With a CRISIL A+ rating, Svatantra is the youngest, highest-rated organization in the sector. Svatantra successfully acquired Micro Housing Finance Corporation Ltd. in 2018. Her innovation across the business has resulted in a number of firsts in the industry and solidified Svatantra’s position as an industry leader in financial services.
  • Ms. Birla is also the founder of design-led home decor brand Ikai Asai.
  • On the social front, Ms. Ananya Birla has co-founded Mpower and advocates the need for conversations around mental health in India. She is also the founder of the Ananya Birla Foundation which does pioneering research in mental health and social impact.

Ashish Dikshit

Managing Director

  • Alumnus of IIT-Madras (Electrical Engineering), IIM-Bangalore (MBA) and Harvard Business School (Advanced Management Program).
  • Has over 30 years of experience in diverse roles across industries and functions. Started his career at Asian Paints before moving to Madura Fashion and Lifestyle Division of the Company, where he worked in its various functions ranging from Sales, Brand Management, Supply Chain and Sourcing over 15 years. He also served as Principal Executive Assistant to Chairman of Aditya Birla Group. He was appointed President of its MFL Division in 2007 and went on to become its CEO in 2012.
  • Served as the Principal Executive Assistant to the Chairman of Aditya Birla Group, where he built strong knowledge across the Group’s various businesses in multiple industry sectors, ranging from manufacturing businesses such as Metals, Cement, Textiles and Specialty chemicals to consumer businesses such as Telecom, Financial Services and Retail.
  • Was honoured with the Outstanding Leader Award in the year 2011 by the Chairman of the Aditya Birla Group. He took over as the Managing Director of Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited in February 2018.

Sangeeta Pendurkar

Whole-Time Director

  • CEO of Pantaloons, Marigold Lane, and Style Up brands at Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited (ABFRL).
  • Has had a successful career of over 35 years spanning four diverse sectors i.e. FMCG, pharmaceuticals, financial services, and retail.
  • She was the Managing Director for Kellogg – India, prior to her current role, and has held senior positions at Coca-Cola India, HSBC Bank, Hindustan Unilever, and Novartis (then Hindustan CibaGeigy).
  • She Was listed as Fortune’s most powerful women in business in India for six consecutive years from 2012 to 2017.
  • One of the top 50 most influential women in India in media and marketing for 2020 & 2022. Also, on Business Today’s list of Most Powerful Women in Indian Business for 2020. She was also Recognized as the “CEO of the Year” at the ET Prime Women Leadership Awards, 2020.
  • She has received the Aditya Birla Group “Chairman’s Award for Leader of the Leaders” for her exceptional contribution to the business.
  • Has held various industry positions, during her career. Was the Chairperson of the FICCI – Food Processing Committee, for two consecutive years when she was part of the food industry.
  • Also, an Independent Director on the board of Sula Vineyards Limited, Tata SIA Airlines Limited & Signify Innovations India Limited.

Vishak Kumar

Whole-Time Director

  • An IIM Bangalore alumnus and a computer engineer from BIT Ranchi
  • CEO of Madura Fashion & Lifestyle (MFL), a business unit of Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited.
  • He joined the Madura business in 1995 as a Management Trainee. During his 28-year-long stint, he has worked across functions and occupied various roles in sales, marketing, and retail. Prior to his stint as CEO of Madura, he was the CEO of Aditya Birla Retail Limited, where he was instrumental in transforming the “More” Supermarket and Hypermarket business.
  • He has won multiple accolades for his stellar contribution to the fashion and retail industry. Within the ABG umbrella, in 2014, Vishak received the Aditya Birla Group ‘Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Leader’ for his exceptional contribution to the business. Vishak was honored as “Leader of Leaders” at Aditya Birla Group’s Chairman’s Awards in 2022
  • In 2015, ABG conferred him with the prestigious “Aditya Birla Fellow” title.

Arun Adhikari

Independent Director

  • Graduated with a B. Tech. Chemical Engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1975 and then did his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.
  • In 1997 attended the Advanced Management Program at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Joined Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) as a Management Trainee in 1977 and was with Unilever throughout his career.
  • Retired from Unilever in January 2014 as Senior Vice-President for Unilever Laundry Category across Asia and Africa (Singapore)
  • Worked with McKinsey & Company in India as Senior Advisor from May 2014 for 4 years, supporting the Consumer Practice and working extensively with McKinsey clients across Consumer and non-consumer businesses on Marketing and Sales strategy-related areas.
  • Currently an Independent Director on the Boards of UltraTech Cement Ltd, Aditya Birla Capital Ltd, Aditya Birla Sunlife Insurance Co Ltd, Voltas Ltd, and Vodafone Idea Ltd.

Nish Bhutani

Independent Director

  • Holds a degree in MBA (Honors) from Harvard University, and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Engineering from Stanford University.
  • Has over 27 years of experience with digital and technology companies in Silicon Valley, the UK, and India.
  • Founder & CEO of lndiginus – a digital growth consulting business specializing in digital strategies, experimentation, and capability building, with clients in varied industries including healthcare, education, online marketplaces, e-commerce, and real estate.
  • Previously, he has been in senior leadership roles at companies such as CNET Networks in San Francisco, Lovefilm in London, Saffronart, Myntra, and Vuclip.

Preeti Vyas

Independent Director

  • Graduate from the National Institute of Design (“NID”).
  • An independent entrepreneur who has steered Vyas Giannetti Creative to a top position in India as an independent Design and Communication Consultancy.
  • Serving as an Independent Director on the Board of Century Textiles
  • Has been counted among the 50 most influential women in India by Impact and Verve magazines. Ranked as one of the top creative minds by the Economic Times and named one of the 25 most Powerful Women in Indian business by Business Today.
  • Conferred with the Women Disruptors Life Time Achievement Award 2021 by Ad Gully.
  • Member of the Indian Design Council
  • On the advisory councils of ISDI Parsons School of Design, MIT School of Design, and the Governing Council of NID Amravati.

Sukanya Kripalu

Independent Director

  • Graduate from St. Xavier’s College and the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
  • She is a consultant in the fields of marketing, strategy, advertising, and market research.
  • She is working with leading corporates like Nestle India Limited, Cadbury India Limited, and Kellogg’s India.
  • She was also the CEO of Quadra Advisory, a WPP group Company. Presently on the Boards of Directors of various companies, namely Ultratech Cement Limited, Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co. Limited, Entertainment Network (India) Limited (Radio Mirchi), and Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited.

Sunirmal Talukdar

Independent Director

  • Mr. Talukdar is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science) from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta University.
  • He has over 3 decades of rich & comprehensive experience backed by benchmark competencies in the areas of Strategic & Tactical Planning, Mergers & Acquisitions, Risk Management, Public Reporting, Regulatory Compliance, and Corporate Governance etc.
  • He retired as Group Executive President and Chief Financial Officer of Hindalco Industries Limited in 2012. Afterward, he worked with Haldia Petrochemicals Limited as Head-F&A, EVP, and CFO from November 2016 to November 2018.

Vikram Rao

Independent Director

  • A BE (Chemical) and an MBA (XLRI), Mr Vikram Rao has had a rich career spanning over 40 years.
  • He started his career in 1975 with the UK-based multinational Madura Coats India where, in a 19-year career, he rose to become the President of the Madura Fabrics.
  • In 1995, he moved to Arvind Group as the President of Shirtings and Knits, which became a flagship business for Arvind.
  • He joined the Aditya Birla Group 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.
  • Thereafter, he was 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.
  • Post his retirement from the ABG Group in 2012, he took on a Business Mentor role with Resil Chemicals and subsequently in 2014 joined as the MD of N9 World Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (a subsidiary of RESIL Chemicals).
  • Mr. Rao continues to contribute to the development of leaders through his initiative of CEO coaching and mentoring. He is a globally accredited Executive Coach and has completed myriad coaching assignments in renowned global and diverse sectors.

Yogesh Chaudhary

Independent Director

  • Mr. Yogesh Chaudhary studied Management at Boston College, USA.
  • He is currently on the Board of Jaipur Rugs Company Pvt. Ltd. where he provides strategic direction to explore business opportunities in the domestic and global markets.
  • He has immense entrepreneurial abilities and deep knowledge in the manufacturing business, leading Jaipur Rugs to increase its global presence to 65 plus nations, from just two a decade ago. It has positioned itself as a global leader in manufacturing and exporting exclusive, designer hand-knotted rugs worldwide.
  • A vital part of many prestigious associations such as Rajasthan Angel Investors Network (RAIN), Intellecap Impact Investment Network (I3N), and Entrepreneurs Organization (EO), to name a few.
  • In 2020, he was named one of the most influential people in Indian Luxury by Luxebook Magazine. His vision to create a timeless brand out of India and his passion for grassroots has propelled an expansion drive in the business.

Pankaj Sood

Nominee Director

  • Mr. Pankaj Sood, 47 years old, is a post-graduate from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (1999) and has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (1996).
  • Pankaj heads the Private Equity (Direct Investments) business of GIC Singapore in India and Africa. He joined GIC in 2010 and is based in the Mumbai office.
  • Pankaj has over 23 years of experience in private equity and M&A transactions in India. Prior to GIC, Pankaj was an investment banker in India at Kotak Investment Bank, Ernst & Young, and SBI Capital Markets.
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