Kalyan Jewellers gets Anil S Nair as independent director

Nair was formerly CEO of L&K Saatchi & Saatchi

Jul 02, 2020 08:48:00 AM | Article | Campaign India Team

Kalyan Jewellers has expanded its board of directors by adding two directors and a new CEO.
Among the board of directors is Anil S Nair, former chief executive officer of L&K Saatchi & Saatchi. Nair is currently running Goodwind Mototours.
T S Kalyanaraman, chairman and managing director, Kalyan Jewellers, said, “We are extremely delighted to welcome Mr. Anil Nair to Kalyan Jewellers. He brings to the table unmatched expertise in advertising and brand building, which will be critical to the company’s growth despite the challenges in the COVID-19 era. At Kalyan Jewellers, we aim to continue our successful journey and expand our footprint to cater to newer audiences.”
Nair said, “Kalyan Jewellers is one of the most trusted brands in India today and has built a strong and extremely loyal customer base across the country. The Hyper-Local strategy of catering to the needs of the consumer with local preferences and tastes has been the success mantra of the brand, according to me. Their campaigns have always resonated with the masses, and played a key role in creating a unique brand voice. It’s a great honour to be on Kalyan’s board and I look forward to an exciting journey with Kalyan Jewellers.”
Kalyan Jewellers has elevated Sanjay Raghuraman to chief executive officer from his earlier position as chief operating officer. Salil Nair, who was previously the CEO of retail chain, Shoppers Stop, has also been appointed as a non-executive director.