Strategy consultancy Equitor Value Advisory has announced the appointment of Anil S Nair as Executive Director effective January 1, 2024.
Nair’s business consulting firm ASN Growth Consulting will now be merged with Equitor.
He remains an independent director on the board of Kalyan Jewellers, board advisor to global packaging consulting company Packfora and is the founder of a premium motorcycle touring company Goodwind Mototours. He has also invested in start-ups across education, OTT content, and e-commerce and mentors them as promotor-advisor.
Nair has spent over 25 years across advertising, marketing, and business strategy. He stepped down as CEO at ad agency L&K Saatchi & Saatchi in 2019.
At Equitor, he will partner Founder and CEO, Ramesh Jude Thomas (RJT).
On the new role, Nair said, “I have been a major admirer of Equitor’s vision and work from the outside for many years now. When RJT invited me to partner with him to take Equitor’to the next level I felt honoured and privileged. The incredible body of work they have done for both blue-chip and entrepreneurial clients over the years is a true testimony of the talent and capability they have built over the years. I am super excited to work with arguably the best minds in the business consulting space.”
In the last 20 years, Equitor claims to have changed the way business is conducted in every industry that it has been associated with, unlocking over US$ 6 bn in shareholder value, advising and co-creating growth roadmaps for over 100 companies across 28 categories in India, Middle East and APAC.
Equitor’s include Tata Sons, Mother Dairy, Infosys, Murugappa Group, TVS Motors and Thomas Cook.
On Nair’s appointment, Thomas remarked, “With his stellar track record of working with ambitious entrepreneurs like The Munjals, Mr Mahesh Gupta of Kent, The Kalyanaramans of Kalyan Jewellers, along with some of the biggest brands in the world such as Coca Cola, Renault, Škoda, Jockey, Emirates, Dettol and Head & Shoulders, Anil brings in a mindset that can only bolster Equitor’’s commitment to unlocking unforeseen growth and value from intangible assets.”
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