Havmor Ice Cream, an ice cream brand from Lotte Confectionery Ltd., has appointed Komal Anand as Managing Director. Anand has worked in various leadership assignments and has been instrumental in leading multiple business transformation agendas.
Prior to Havmor, Anand was associated with McCain Foods, where he played a key role to build a strong and profitable business by having led multiple functions such as sales, marketing, supply chain and quality.
Anand brings with him 24 years of management experience across food and beverage and CPG companies such as PepsiCo and Reckitt Benckiser, Dabur and Reliance Retail.
Anand has created a niche for himself across various profiles and in his current role, he will be responsible for building and driving a strategic road map for future expansion. His diversified skillsets will be critical in building the overall business and expanding the brand's presence across the country. Under Anand’s leadership, the brand aspires to position itself as a leader in the category.
Speaking about his new role, Anand said, “I am delighted to be a part of the Havmor family. The year 2020 was challenging but 2021 has brought in green shoots of optimism and growth. It will be my endeavour to strengthen and grow the brand’s reach and consumer focus with an extensive and rapidly expanding array of delightful offerings and make Havmor a household name in every part of the country.”
Havmor Ice Cream operates more than 200 flagship ice cream parlours with a vision to expand at least 100 more by the end of 2021.