Mr. Navin Tewari
Chief Executive Officer Capital Foods P. Ltd
Navin Tewari is the Chief Executive Office of Capital Foods India, India’s one of the fastest growing food companies with presence in over 10 countries worldwide. The company offers to create excitement in food through innovative solutions each time through two distinct brands – Ching’s Secret and Smith & Jones. Ching’s Secret owns the ‘Desi Chinese’ cuisine block and offers masalas, soups, sauces, noodles and chutney. Smith & Jones offers Indian cooking pastes, sauces and masalas. Through the company Navin is working on a mission to make ‘GharKaKhana’ (Homemade Food) exciting by making the cooking experience enjoyable – 3 times a day, 7 days a week, on all 365 days a year – at a great price.
Known for his empathetic and people oriented approach Navin, has worked with varied industries ranging from food, cement, mutual funds to various aspects of financial services. Prior to joining Capital Foods, Navin was the Executive President of UltraTech Cement Limited where he was responsible for accelerating the business engine to grow to scale the newer heights in already established and successful cement business.
As Head of Sales and Marketing in Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund his work mantra is to ‘Always keep things simple’. During his tenure, assets of BSLAMC has grown from approximately Rs 22,000 crores to ever highest Rs. 86,000 crores in 4 years’ time, moving up the company to rank No. 4 in the industry in terms of Average Assets Under Management from No.8 earlier.
He began his career as Merchant Banker in 1995. Over the years, he has worked with organizations such as Prudential ICICI Asset Management Company Ltd as a founding team member, AVIVA Life Insurance and the erstwhile Birla Sun Life Distribution, now known as Aditya Birla Money.
While Navin is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Bachelor in Commerce, he prefers to refer to himself as an explorer, who always in search of implementing new ideas to bring disruption in the industry and thereby build sustainable scale.