Lornamead Group, the UK-based manufacturer and marketer of personal care products, has established its dedicated Indian business, Lornamead Personal Care Private Limited. The Indian operations, currently with offices in Mumbai and Chennai, will provide the platform from which Lornamead will market and distribute its range of global brands to this growing market.
The Indian operations will be headed by Rohit Gothi, who has been appointed as the country director. Mike Jatania, chief executive of Lornamead, says, “India is a key market for Lornamead. Having already started to tap into this growing market, we are now very excited about focusing more specific attention and resources in order to fulfil this business potential. Rohit’s role will be pivotal to this business as he brings a wealth of highly relevant commercial experience. With the dedicated resources we now have in place, we can respond to the market’s needs.”
“As part of our commitment to deliver the highest standard of service to our customers, we are delighted to bring the Indian operations of Yardley back into our own business. As owners of this brand since 2005, we understand the quality and heritage of this classic English brand and are very excited about ensuring we can deliver these standards with increased efficiency and effectiveness.”
Lornamead, founded by the Jatania family in 1978, has a portfolio of more than 37 brands distributed to over 50 countries worldwide. The brands include names such as Yardley, Harmony Finesse, Woods of Windsor, CD, Lypsyl, Aqua Net, Rapid White, Vosene, Handsan and Tura. The group has its headquarters in the United Kingdom and offices in Europe, Dubai and North America.
– Zainab Morbiwala, Mumbai Bureau