Fairtrasa, a Swiss MNC is the premier sourcing partner for all certified organic and fair trade products from around the world.
From their India office, Prasad heads the value chain operations for the South Asian region.He is focusing on developing and implementing business strategies for increasing revenue and profits.
A pioneer in home furnishing trade with manufacturing bases in India, China and USA.
Clients handled: Target, JC Penney, Walmart, Nitori, Kohls, Meijers
The buying house of choice for the discerning importer.
Clients handled: Windham Weavers, Elrene Home Fashions, Franco Mfg, Croscill, Avon Home
Marketing, Operations, Documentation, Statutory Compliance and Management of Export Business.
Programming in Visual Basic, Database Management in Oracle and Foxpro, System Programming in COBOL and Application Testing.
Successful professional with over 11 years of rich & extensive experience in sourcing, merchandising, product development, supply chain management and commercial operations.
Adept at managing the entire business activities including business development, sourcing, order management and shipping.
Proficient in devising and implementing business plans for growth and profitability.
Responsible for overall profitability of operations and accountable for strategic utilization and deployment of resources to achieve organizational goals.
Demonstrated abilities in overseeing production and other operational areas to deliver expected results.
Experienced in coordinating with concerned government authorities for smooth and efficient completion of sourcing functions.
Keen personal interest in changing global trends in home furnishing industry.
Possess strong analytical, negotiation and leadership skills.
Effective, Result Oriented and ability to work under pressure and meet strict time lines.
Prasad is a sourcing, business development and supply chain management professional with interests in global trade and evolving trends.He has a graduate degree in corporate management, certifications in international trade management and IT applications.He has been involved in sourcing, manufacturing, merchandising, international trade and shipping. Prasad has also successfully led turnkey projects.He inspires the team with his vision, integrity and leadership.In his current position as Business Manager at Fairtrasa, Prasad heads the entire value chain operations for the South Asian region.Before joining Fairtrasa, he was Divisional Merchandising Manager with Sabare International, where he handled merchandising, sourcing and execution for all the top customers, including Target Stores, Walmart and J C Penney.Prasad started his career with Trident Buying House as Merchandising Manager. He handled sourcing, merchandising, vendor development, facility compliance and customer relations. He handled the Chennai SEZ unit project right from the start to registration and functioning.