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Tushar Vaidya
Chennai Area, India
Business Head - Furniture & Joinery
KEF Infrastructure India Ltd
I am a seasoned business leader with Business Development, Sales & General Management expertise in Furniture and FMCG industries, across India and the Middle East. I have handled P&L and board level responsibilities for over 14 years now. - As the Business Head of Bahwan Furnishings (Oman), I : • Doubled revenues and crossed the Rs 100 crore mark at Bahwan Furnishings through Business Development, Sales and Manufacturing initiatives. • Won several multi-million dollar contracts. Set up a new manufacturing unit and used technology to increase productivity and quality. Increased employee productivity by 63%. • Revamped the Home Furniture Retail Business by renovating the flagship showroom and opening several additional showrooms in smaller cities. • Entered the Office Furniture business and set up an exclusive concept showroom, backed by a dedicated team of designers and sales staff. - As the Business Head for Furniture & Joinery (Doors and other wooden furniture products) at KEF Infrastructure India Ltd, I established India’s most sophisticated manufacturing business for Furniture and Doors. We won prestigious contracts from leading Hotels and Hospitals. - I started my career in FMCG and worked in Marketing and Sales & Distribution with Nestle and Britannia. - I am comfortable in a VUCA world. I have worked across countries, cultures and industries as varied as FMCG, Telecom and Furniture, and loved & succeeded in them. - I have led Sales teams and spearheaded Business Development. - I am a 'people person'. I love to lead and challenge teams. - I believe in thorough planning and great execution, with a clear focus on the business goal.
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Professional Expertise
  • Business Development
  • Business Strategy
  • Sales
  • Sales operations
  • home furnishings
  • Distribution management
  • Product Management
  • Board of Directors
  • Consumer & Institutional Sales
Business Head - Furniture & Joinery
KEF Infrastructure India Ltd​​​​​​​
Jan 2016 - Current
Bengaluru Area, India
Company Head
Bahwan Furnishings, Suhail Bahwan Group​​​​​​​
July 2007 - June 2015
Muscat, Oman
Non Executive Director on the Board of Directors, and Member of the Executive Committee
Oman Ceramics Co SAOG​​​​​​​
July 2007 - May 2015
Sultanate of Oman
Company Head
Bahwan Foods, Suhail Bahwan Group​​​​​​​
March 2003 - June 2007
Muscat, Oman
Director - Marketing
Tata Teleservices (M) Ltd​​​​​​​
May 2000 - Feb 20003
Mumbai, India
Product Manager
March 1997 - April 2000
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Marketing Manager
United Spirits Limited​​​​​​​
November 1994 - December 1996
Mumbai Area, India
Area Sales Manager - Mumbai
Britannia Industries Ltd​​​​​​​
July 1988 - November 1994
Mumbai Area, India
XLRI Jamshedpur
1986 - 1988
University of Mumbai
Bachelor of Science
1983 - 1986
Fee Per Hour
₹ 12400/Hr
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