Mumbai, 19 January 2021: Havmor Ice Cream, a brand owned by Lotte Confectionery Ltd., has appointed Mr. Komal Anand as Managing Director with effect from 12th January 2020. Mr. Anand has worked in various leadership assignments and has been instrumental in leading multiple business transformation agendas. Prior to Havmor Ice Cream, he 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 & Quality. He brings with him 24 years of management experience across food and beverage and CPG companies such as PepsiCo & Reckitt Benckiser, Dabur, and Reliance Retail.
Mr. Anand has successfully created a niche for himself across various profiles and in his current role, he will be responsible for building & driving the strategic road map for future expansion. His diversified yet complementary skillsets, will be critical in building the overall business and expanding the brand's presence across the country. Under Mr. Anand’s leadership, the brand aspires positioning itself as a leader in the category.
Speaking about his new role, Mr. Komal Anand, Managing Director, Havmor Ice Cream said, “I am delighted to be a part of the Havmor family. The year 2020 was a challenging but 2021 has brought in green shoots of optimism and growth. It will be my endeavor to strengthen and grow the brands 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.”
Over the past decade, Havmor Ice Cream has grown and has a strong presence across the country. The brand offers best savory ice creams with the richest flavours specially curated for the wide spectrum of consumers. Currently, it operates more than 200 flagship ice cream parlours with a vision to expand at least 100 more by the end of 2021.
About Havmor Ice Cream
Havmor Ice Cream, a part of Lotte Confectionery Ltd., is one of India’s largest and most loved ice cream brands. Over a period of 75 years, the brand has grown immensely by reinventing the ice cream experience time and again. While innovation forms the essence of every creation at Havmor, the brand has been constantly curating a novelty of flavours ranging from the homegrown ‘paan ice cream’ and ‘ladoo ice cream’ to the premium ones like Nutty Belgian Dark Chocolate, Mocha to the recently introduced Ice Cream Cakes. In the last decade, Havmor has grown ten-fold, establishing a strong brand presence and emerging as one of the fastest growing, most loved ice cream brands of the country. With a wide and varied range of flavours, 18 states, a network of 60,000 retail outlets and more than 200 flagship parlors, Havmor is truly a national brand that caters to a wide spectrum of audience across the country.