Future Consumer appoints Rajnikant Sabnavis as CEO
By Retail4Growth Team | December 04, 2019
Having worked with HUL in the past, Rajnikant Sabnavis brings in over 30 years of experience in creating and leading dynamic FMCG brands across India.
Future Consumer, part of Kishore Biyani-led Future Group, has appointed Rajnikant Sabnavis as the new Chief Executive Officer with effect from January 1, 2020.
With over 30 years of experience in creating and leading dynamic FMCG brands across India and having working with Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) for over two decades, Rajnikant Sabnavis most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer at Jyothi Laboratories.
Sabnavis’ appointment as the new CEO underscores the company’s focus on driving sustainable profitable growth by leveraging deep expertise of the management team. Commenting on the appointment of Sabnavis, Ashni Biyani, Managing Director of Future Consumer 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.