Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Lilliput Kidswear appoints Mr Martin Antony as Director
Lilliput Kidswear appoints Mr Martin Antony as Director
23
Sep '08
Lilliput Kidswear Ltd, the leaders in the Indian Kidswear industry, announced the appointment of Mr. Martin Antony as Director – Sourcing & Merchandising, with immediate effect. Mr. Antony brings more than 16 years of experience in operations, retail, sourcing & merchandising to Lilliput, having recently served as Managing Director of Mothercare Sourcing India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Antony, 41, will be based in the company's corporate headquarters in New Delhi and will oversee Lilliput's sourcing and merchandising division. He will be instrumental in setting up factories in Tirupur and Andhra Pradesh and sourcing offices in China, Egypt, Bangladesh and other countries.

"We are delighted to welcome Mr. Antony to Lilliput. With his appointment, we are in an even stronger position to deliver on our objective of strengthening our sourcing and merchandising division”, said Mr. Sanjeev Narula, Managing Director, Lilliput Kidswear Ltd.

"Mr. Antony not only has a proven track record of sourcing and merchandising, but he also has a depth of experience in operation and retail that will be invaluable in helping Lilliput achieve its business objectives."

Mr. Martin Antony stated, "I am looking forward to work with the likes of Mr. Narula and my new colleagues to help Lilliput achieve its full potential as an industry leading player. My primary focus over the coming months will be the setting up of factories in the regions of Andhra Pradesh and Tirupur.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Antony spent 3 years as the Managing Director of Mothercare Sourcing India Pvt. Ltd. He had the rare distinction of being the first employee of Mothercare outside the UK. He was a Quality Manager with Tommy Hilfiger and Otto. Later, he joined Linmark, a Delhi-based buying agency.

Before setting up its own sourcing office, Mothercare was functioning through Linmark and Antony was the Branch Manager for Linmark in Tirupur. When Mothercare launched its own sourcing office, Antony was chosen to head operations.

Mr. Antony earned a Master's of Business Administration degree (Marketing & HR) from RCM, Bhubaneshwar in 1992. He has avid interests in value based trainings & team building activities.

Lilliput Kidswear Ltd

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 19th Jan 2017

Pakistan imposes duty on Indian fine cotton yarn

A provisional countervailing duty ranging from Rs 26.89 to Rs 55.8 a...

Textiles | On 19th Jan 2017

Union Budget: Textile sector expects excise duty revisions

Excise duty on man-made fibres should be reduced to bring it on par...

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani at the inauguration of IIGF in New Delhi with textiles secretary Rashmi Verma and other dignitaries. Courtesy: PIB

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Jan 2017

Ministry to reimburse apparel exporters for state levies

The textile ministry has received a sum of Rs 500 crore from the...

Interviews View All

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Amit Jain
Shingora Textiles Ltd

‘In terms of fabric, the fastest growing category for us is a blend of...

Nuno Venda
ROQ

‘There has been an increase in demand for water based inks, rather than...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search