Introduction

VCCircle Consumer Investment Summit 2013

AGENDA

8:30am – 9:35am
Tea & Registration

9:35am – 9:45am
Introduction Note

9:45am – 10:45am
Panel: Made In India: Home Grown Brands Winning India's Consumption Story
How are home grown local consumer brands competing with large MNCs? Which are some of the sub-segments that have created these large local brands - a look at condiments, personal care, consumer durables among others. Which are the key sectoral sub-sectors driving entrepreneurship in India? How are top MNCs reacting?

Dinesh Chhabra - CEO, Usha International
Rajiv Mehta - MD, PUMA South Asia
Harish Bijoor - Brand-strategy specialist & CEO, Harish Bijoor Consults Inc
Nikhil Raghavan - Principal, Bain Capital (Moderator)

10:45am – 11:15am
Fireside Chat: Reinventing Consumer Products & Its Delivery In India

Avani Saglani Davda - CEO, Tata Starbucks Ltd
Shrija Agrawal - Associate Editor, VCCircle (Interviewer)

11:15am – 11:45am
Tea & Networking

11:45am – 12:30pm
Panel: Mergers & Acquisitions For India's Consumer Businesses
What are the opportunities for M&A in Indian consumer businesses? Will restructuring, cost synergies, accelerating revenue stories drive consumer M&A deals ahead? Is unlocking M&A a right approach to sharpen business strategy? Deal or no deal. Will FDI in retail scale Indian M&A, buyout activities in consumer segment? Ways to tackle top challenges faced by entrepreneurs chasing M&A.

Shomik Mukherjee - Partner, Consumer, Actis
Sandeep Ahuja - MD, VLCC Health Care Ltd
Vishal Gandhi – Founder, Gandhi Associates
Ritesh Chandra - Executive Director & Head, Consumer Group, Avendus Capital (Moderator)

12:30pm – 1:00pm
Session: Value Creation and Consumer Insights- Some perspectives

Shrenik M Khasgiwala – Director, Brand Capital

1:00pm – 2:15pm
Lunch & Networking

2:15pm – 3:00pm
Sector Focus: Food, Dairy & Restaurants
What makes food businesses so attractive in India? What are the unique characteristics of the best scalable models? What are the challenges and opportunities in each of these food business segments?

K.S. Narayanan - CEO, Pan India Food Solutions Pvt Ltd
Tejpavan Singh Gandhok - CEO, Om Pizza & Eats
Kannan Sitaram – Operating Partner, India Equity Partners
Rakesh Sony – Director, Motilal Oswal Private Equity
Deepak Shahdadpuri - Founder & MD, BCP Advisors (Moderator)

3:00pm – 3:45pm
Panel: Private Equity For Consumer Businesses
Which are the consumer segments attractive for private equity investments? What are the key ingredients private equity investors look for in a company before they invest?

Girish Nadkarni - Partner, IDFC Private Equity
VT Bharadwaj - MD, Sequoia Capital India
Vijay Nair - CEO, OML Entertainment Private Limited
Udai Dhawan – Managing Director, Standard Chartered Private Equity
Sanjay Gujral - Regional Managing Director, L Capital Asia (Moderator)

3:45pm – 4:00pm
Tea & Networking

4:00pm – 4:45pm
Panel: What It Takes To Build A Consumer Brand In India
How are brands taking over the rein from the Indian unorganized, unbranded product market? What does it take to build a brand in India? Apart from differentiation & positioning, what other marketing skills are required to highlight a product? How vital it is to give consumer a sense of ‘Value’?

Prakash Iyer – Managing Director, Kimberly-Clark Lever
Arshad Suhail Siddiqui - President & CEO – Rasna Beverage Divisions, Rasna Pvt Limited
Subrata Dutta - Ex-MD, Samsonite-South Asia
Raman Ahuja - Senior Advisor, Resurgent India Limited (Moderator)

4:45pm – 4:55pm
Concluding Remarks

5:00pm Onwards
VCCircle Unwind
Continue the energy and networking of the day with more social time with top entrepreneurs and investors with cocktails.


Agenda

8:30am – 9:35am
Tea & Registration

9:35am – 9:45am
Introduction Note

9:45am – 10:45am
Panel: Made In India: Home Grown Brands Winning India's Consumption Story
How are home grown local consumer brands competing with large MNCs? Which are some of the sub-segments that have created these large local brands - a look at condiments, personal care, consumer durables among others. Which are the key sectoral sub-sectors driving entrepreneurship in India? How are top MNCs reacting?

Dinesh Chhabra - CEO, Usha International
Rajiv Mehta - MD, PUMA South Asia
Harish Bijoor - Brand-strategy specialist & CEO, Harish Bijoor Consults Inc
Nikhil Raghavan - Principal, Bain Capital (Moderator)

10:45am – 11:15am
Fireside Chat: Reinventing Consumer Products & Its Delivery In India

Avani Saglani Davda - CEO, Tata Starbucks Ltd
Shrija Agrawal - Associate Editor, VCCircle (Interviewer)

11:15am – 11:45am
Tea & Networking

11:45am – 12:30pm
Panel: Mergers & Acquisitions For India's Consumer Businesses
What are the opportunities for M&A in Indian consumer businesses? Will restructuring, cost synergies, accelerating revenue stories drive consumer M&A deals ahead? Is unlocking M&A a right approach to sharpen business strategy? Deal or no deal. Will FDI in retail scale Indian M&A, buyout activities in consumer segment? Ways to tackle top challenges faced by entrepreneurs chasing M&A.

Shomik Mukherjee - Partner, Consumer, Actis
Sandeep Ahuja - MD, VLCC Health Care Ltd
Vishal Gandhi – Founder, Gandhi Associates
Ritesh Chandra - Executive Director & Head, Consumer Group, Avendus Capital (Moderator)

12:30pm – 1:00pm
Session: Value Creation and Consumer Insights- Some perspectives

Shrenik M Khasgiwala – Director, Brand Capital

1:00pm – 2:15pm
Lunch & Networking

2:15pm – 3:00pm
Sector Focus: Food, Dairy & Restaurants
What makes food businesses so attractive in India? What are the unique characteristics of the best scalable models? What are the challenges and opportunities in each of these food business segments?

K.S. Narayanan - CEO, Pan India Food Solutions Pvt Ltd
Tejpavan Singh Gandhok - CEO, Om Pizza & Eats
Kannan Sitaram – Operating Partner, India Equity Partners
Rakesh Sony – Director, Motilal Oswal Private Equity
Deepak Shahdadpuri - Founder & MD, BCP Advisors (Moderator)

3:00pm – 3:45pm
Panel: Private Equity For Consumer Businesses
Which are the consumer segments attractive for private equity investments? What are the key ingredients private equity investors look for in a company before they invest?

Girish Nadkarni - Partner, IDFC Private Equity
VT Bharadwaj - MD, Sequoia Capital India
Vijay Nair - CEO, OML Entertainment Private Limited
Udai Dhawan – Managing Director, Standard Chartered Private Equity
Sanjay Gujral - Regional Managing Director, L Capital Asia (Moderator)

3:45pm – 4:00pm
Tea & Networking

4:00pm – 4:45pm
Panel: What It Takes To Build A Consumer Brand In India
How are brands taking over the rein from the Indian unorganized, unbranded product market? What does it take to build a brand in India? Apart from differentiation & positioning, what other marketing skills are required to highlight a product? How vital it is to give consumer a sense of ‘Value’?

Prakash Iyer – Managing Director, Kimberly-Clark Lever
Arshad Suhail Siddiqui - President & CEO – Rasna Beverage Divisions, Rasna Pvt Limited
Subrata Dutta - Ex-MD, Samsonite-South Asia
Raman Ahuja - Senior Advisor, Resurgent India Limited (Moderator)

4:45pm – 4:55pm
Concluding Remarks

5:00pm Onwards
VCCircle Unwind
Continue the energy and networking of the day with more social time with top entrepreneurs and investors with cocktails.


Speakers

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Avani Saglani Davda

CEO, Tata Starbucks Ltd
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Dinesh Chhabra

CEO, Usha International Ltd
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Deepak Shahdadpuri

Founder & MD, DSG Consumer Partner | @DSGCPvc
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Harish Bijoor

CEO, Harish Bijoor Consults Inc
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K.S.Narayanan

CEO, Pan India Foodsolutions Pvt Ltd
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Kannan Sitaram

Operating Partner, India Equity Partners
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Mohd. Arshad Suhail Siddiqui

President & CEO - Rasna Beverage Divisions, Rasna Pvt Limited
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Nikhil Raghavan

Principal, Bain Capital Advisors (India) Pvt Ltd
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Prakash Iyer

MD, Kimberly-Clark Lever
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Rakesh Sony

Director, Motilal Oswal Private Equity
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Rajiv Mehta

MD, PUMA South Asia
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Raman Ahuja

Senior Advisor, Resurgent India Limited
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Ritesh Chandra

Executive Director and Head, Consumer Group, Avendus Capital
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Sandeep Ahuja

MD, VLCC Health Care Ltd
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Sanjay Gujral

Regional Managing Director, Singapore, L Capital Asia
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Shrenik M Khasgiwala

Director, Brand Capital
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Shomik Mukherjee

Partner, Actis Advisers Pvt. Ltd
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Subrata Dutta

Ex-MD, Samsonite-South Asia
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Tejpavan Singh Gandhok

CEO, Om Pizza & Eats
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Udai Dhawan

MD & India Head, Standard Chartered Private Equity
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Vijay Nair

CEO, OML Entertainment Private Limited
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VT Bharadwaj

Managing Director, Sequoia Capital India
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Vishal Gandhi

Founder & Managing Partner, Gandhi & Associates

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