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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


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