Arvind Fashions Limited (AFL) has roped in Shailesh Chaturvedi as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company effective February 1, 2021.
Shailesh Chaturvedi will replace J Suresh, who will be retiring later this year. Suresh, present MD and CEO, who had joined Arvind Fashions in September 2005, will be working with Chaturvedi for a smooth transition.
Most recently, Chaturvedi was MD and CEO of a joint venture, PVH-Arvind brands. He also led the Arrow brand of Arvind Fashions.
Arvind Fashions Ltd sells brands like US Polo Association, ARROW, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Flying Machine, Unlimited, and Sephora in India.
The company said in a statement, “Going forward, the company will focus its energy and resources on six key brands, look to scale up its business through digital capabilities, and continue expansion into adjacent categories to provide global fashion experiences to Indian consumers.”