Ajoy H Chawla
CEO – Jewellery Division
Titan Company Ltd,
Tata Admin. Services (TAS, since 1990)
BE (Mech), IIM-Cal (1990), AMP Harvard (2010)
Ajoy is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Titan’s Jewellery business that houses iconic brands such as Tanishq, Mia, Zoya and CaratLane. The Jewellery business today has a network strength of 450+ exclusive retail outlets in 200+ towns and a an extensive manufacturing and geographically dispersed sourcing network in India.
Prior to this role, he was responsible for Strategy & New Business Incubation at Titan for 5 years and was tasked with nurturing and launching Titan’s new businesses Fragrances (Brand SKINN) & Indian Ethnic Women’s Wear (Retail brand TANEIRA).
Ajoy has also led watch business within Titan, responsible for driving P&L of domestic & international businesses (Titan Biz unit). His role included expansion into Asia while profitably growing the business managing a portfolio of product brands: Titan, Raga, Xylys, Zoop, etc and a Retail brand: World of Titan, India’s largest chain of specialty watch stores.
He has lived the life of an Intrapreneur: besides launching fragrances and sarees, he has a successful record of incubating new businesses for Titan, including HELIOS, a multi-brand premium retail chain; FASTRACK sunglasses, accessories; and International Licensed brands
As a leader, Ajoy has led large and diverse teams across geographies, acting as a mentor for many people in his team and for many managers within the Tata group.