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Ambrish Chheda - Profile
Chairman & Managing Director, MasterClassTM Training & Consulting LLP
With 4 degrees to his credit - B.Com, PGDBM (Syd), LL.B. and A.C.S. Ambrish has spent the past 25 years transforming businesses in Retailing, FMCG, Telecom, Manufacturing & Consulting Industries. He is known for uncompromising pursuit of excellence, simplified solutions with focus on execution and an eagle eye for the big picture as well as detail.
He has taught short courses on Strategy, Marketing & Retailing at the Cornell University, We School (Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai), Goa Institute of Management. He was also guest faculty with a few Management Schools associated with Mumbai University to deliver lectures on Strategy, Marketing & Retailing.
Ambrish is the driving force of the MasterClassTM Training & Consulting LLP and is the architect of the workshop course on “StrategySimplifiedTM MasterClassTM - How to Make & Execute Your Company’s Strategic Plan.” For the first time in India, delegates at this workshop develop a 2 to 4 PAGE Simplified Strategic Plan & Execution Plan for their companies. He is also the architect of the RetailingSimplifiedTM MasterClassTM & MarketingSimplifiedTM MasterClassTM Workshop Courses.
He was VICE PRESIDENT of ADITYA BIRLA RETAIL LIMITED and a core team member responsible for developing the supermarket & hypermarket format strategies for Aditya Birla Retail Limited’s retail foray under the brand name “MORE”. The group is looking to be amongst top three players in the Indian Retail Industry with investment of Rs. 15,000 crore.
Earlier, as a Chief- New Business Development for FUTURE GROUP'S PANTALOON RETAIL INDIA LIMITED he was responsible for strategizing & setting up new business divisions including Food Bazaar, a leading chain of supermarkets. Food Bazaar is over Rs. 1,000 crore business. As a member of the core team, he played a significant role in Pantaloon Retail India Limited's (a part of 'Future Group') phenomenal growth. It is today India's largest organized sector retailer with sales turnover of over Rs. 9,000 crore.
As a thought leader, he has been interviewed over 50 times by the national press, including Economic Times, Financial Express, Times of India, The Hindu, Deccan Herald, and Indian Express.
He is often invited by several Industry Organizations like CII, FICCI & Maharashtra Chambers of Commerce & Industry to speak at their seminars.
The Government of India, Ministry of Communications, invited him on the advisory board of MTNL, Mumbai, for a term of two years. He was re-nominated for another term of two years on the advisory board of Maharashtra Telecom circle.
He was invited to be a member on the “Task Force for Food Processing & Agriculture” constituted by FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industries).
He was invited by the Western Australian State Government to lead a delegation to Australia on the occasion of launch of „Food Export Strategy Report' highlighting India's Imported Food Market Opportunities & was a speaker at the seminar chaired by Mr. Kim Chance, Minister for Agriculture, Western Australian State Government.
He is widely travelled internationally and has worked in USA for two years.
Almost always a life of parties, he believes in living life to the fullest. Ambrish's interests cover: Singing at parties, squash, table tennis, dancing, theatre (he has won a couple of best actor awards in inter-collegiate drama competitions during his college days), music concerts, public speaking (he has trained hundreds of students from age 15 to 75 on the art of public speaking), writing, reading, organizing knowledge sharing events for business community, and wildlife excursions.
Ambrish's role as a leader is to focus on strategy, growth, and the quest to continually improve every aspect of the experience customers have with MASTERCLASSTM . If you're faced with a challenge in your business and need to know what options exist to help you get to the Next Level, you need to speak with Ambrish.
Strategy & Marketing Guru Ambrish Chheda
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