Shri Gautam Hari Singhania : Chairman
Shri Gautam Hari Singhania joined the Raymond Group of Companies in the year 1986. He joined the Board of J. K. Investo Trade ( India ) Limited in June 1990. Shri Gautam Hari Singhania was also appointed as Whole-time Director on the Board of Raymond Ltd. in 1990 and was, thereafter, elevated to the position of Managing Director in mid-1999, in charge of all companies and subsidiaries of the Raymond Group in India and abroad.
With a drive for creating new brands, Shri Gautam Hari Singhania has been taking active interest and has been innovative in the launch of new services and products under Raymond Group of Companies. He was instrumental in setting up Company's Condom Division of 250 million pieces per annuam in technical collaboration with Samsung Company Ltd. and Shinheng Corporation of South Korea and in the successful launch of the brand KamaSutra in 1991.
With a long term prospective in view, Shri Gautam Hari Singhania was instrumental in hiving off the Condom division of the Company to a 50:50 joint venture with a world major manufacturer of condoms, Ansell International, a division of Pacific Dunlop Limited of Australia . As a consequence of joint venture J. K. Ansell Limited, with 50% ownership of J. K. Investo Trade (India) Limited (a Raymond group company) and 50% ownership of Pacific Dunlop Limited of Australia (a Ansell group company) came into existence in the year 1996 and the joint venture has since been achieving good results year after year under his leadership.