The Force Behind - Our Leadership
Gautam Hari Singhania is the Chairman & Managing Director of Raymond Limited, a billion dollar group. With over 17 years at the helm of Raymond group, Gautam Hari Singhania has successfully steered the iconic Raymond Group to newer levels of success. With a focus of transforming Raymond into an international business group Gautam Singhania has embarked on a journey to create a new age organization that is geared to outpace competitors to ensure enhanced value creation for all concerned stakeholders..
Being a vertically and horizontally integrated manufacturer of Textiles, Raymond produces ‘The finest fabric in the world’. With over 1100+ exclusive stores spread across 380+ cities and an expansive network of over 20,000 retailers in India, Raymond is expanding its presence in Tier 4 & 5 cities and towns.
With a portfolio of four power brands, Gautam Singhania has been instrumental for the group’s aggressive foray into the ready to wear apparel segment with four power brands such as Park Avenue, ColorPlus, Parx& Raymond Ready To Wear, to provide complete wardrobe solutions for the discerning Indian male today. Having pioneered the innovative concept of customised clothing, ‘Raymond Made To Measure’ offers luxurious services allowing discerning customers to personalize their ensemble bringing together their own personal taste.
With a rapidly expanding presence in the FMCG space, Raymond has brands such as Park Avenue and KamaSutra that have successfully extended themselves in the male grooming segment. A harbinger of change, Mr. Singhania has been pivotal for the launch of KamaSutra condoms way back in 1991 that is still amongst the leading players in the Sexual Wellness space.
The astute leadership of Mr Singhania also saw the rise of Raymond’s B2B Businesses such as Denim and Garmenting that has some of the most eminent brand names globally as its customers.
Raymond Group also has a noteworthy presence in the Engineering space as a manufacturer of Files & Tools and Auto Components.
Gautam Hari Singhania has been conferred with the MahaUdyogShri award by the Government of Maharashtra for Industrial Excellence, at the recently concluded 'Magnetic Maharashtra' Convergence Summit 2018.
Apart from business, Gautam Hari Singhania deftly shifts gears in racing super cars. A pioneering enthusiast in Indian motorsport, Gautam Hari Singhania was recently elected as India’s representative of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) World Motor Sports Council (WMSC) and will represent the FMSCI (Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India) as its Titular.
A pioneering enthusiast in Indian motorsport, Gautam Hari Singhania secured 2nd position in the overall standings in his maiden full season in Coppa Shell at the Ferrari Challenge Series EU 2015, wherein he secured 10 podiums overall in the Championship including a maiden win at Mugello, ITALY.
Gautam Hari Singhania is India’s only drifting champion in the country.
Beyond business, Mr. Gautam Singhania takes keen interest in CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) projects also. He ensures that Raymond's social initiatives are conceptualized to create inclusive growth for the lesser privileged sections of the society. Along with education, skill development and various other community initiatives, he focusses on rural development projects through JK Trust and JK BovaGenix also.