Mr. Naresh Bhansali ICAI Membership Number :055211 CFO-FMCG Sector CEO-Finance, Strategy and Business Development EMAMI LIMITED
Turnover (Sales) of the Company in Rupees: FY 2011-12: Rs. 1454 crores • Net worth of the Company:FY 2011-12: Rs. 707 crores • Market Capitalization of the Organization: Over Rs. 6100 crores as on 31st March, 2012
KEY ROLE IN THE ORGANIZATION In charge of the Accounts & Finance, Legal, Management Services, Financial/Strategic Planning including Fund Raising, Mergers & Acquisition, Treasury/Allied financial Activities and Risk Management.
MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS • Joined Emami as a Management Trainee on May 2, 1992 and has subsequently climbed the ladder to reach the current position of CEO - Finance, Strategy and Business Development. • Emphatic role in Mergers and Acquisitions and Restructuring of the Organisation which has led to an expansion of the share capital as well as the product portfolio of the organisation. In 2008, Emami Limited with an investment of Rs 713 crore acquired a controlling stake of 68.9% in Zandu. Sealing the takeover deal was a gripping tale of high drama that marked an ending and a new beginning. Zandu took an exit from the parlour of its founder promoters (Vaidyas and Parikhs), and entered the portal of the Emami Group. The Acquisition was a sizeable one for Emami Limited which at the time of acquisition had a Market Capitalisation of only Rs.1200 crores . • Under his able leadership, today the company is debt free inspite of its costly acquisitions. Post Zandu Acqusition, the Debt Equity ratio increased from 0.45 in 2007-08 to 1.49 in 2008-09. With a modest debt equity ratio of 0.23 against a net worth of ` 70,663 lacs as on 31st March,2012 the company now has adequate borrowing room to drive organic and acquisition initiatives.
MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS • He has also been instrumental in ensuring efficacy of operations, reliability of financial reporting, deterring and investigating fraud, safeguarding assets and compliance with law and regulation through Management Services division. Due to his persistent effort in FY 2009-10, Quality management system of the Management Services Division was certified ISO 9001:2008 which also continued in FY 2011-12. • Awarded the CFO 100 Award in March, 2011, for exceptional contribution to Corporate Finance. • Honoured with the ‘Best CFO Award 2012- in Best Transformation Agent (Mid-size Companies) category’ by Business Today and YES Bank. • Secured the 8th position on an All-India basis in the CA Intermediate Examination held in November 1988. • Awarded The Suresh C. Mathur Prize by ICAI in 1988 for the best paper on Mercantile Law, Company Law and Industrial Law ,his fine ability and precision in handling legal matters does not come as a surprise.