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IACC Organized its 9
Session of the ‘ IACC Power Breakfast Series’ with Mr. Santosh Desai, Managing
Director & CEO of Future Brands Ltd. on the topic of “The New India Story” on December 19, 2012 at Hotel
Marine Plaza, Mumbai.
IACC Power Breakfast Series has been acknowledged and appreciated as an interesting platform where guests have been
given the opportunity to interact with prominent personalities across various verticals and industries in the past. The
rigorous process of selecting appropriate guest speakers, selection of thought provoking topics accompanied by
seamless execution have made the Breakfast Series a grand success.
The 9
IACC Power Breakfast Meeting built upon these elements, as guests were able to interact with one of the most
prominent and respected business minds in India- Mr. Santosh Desai, MD & CEO – Future Brands Ltd.
Mr. Desai was introduced by Dr. L.S. Kanodia, Chairman, Datamatics Ltd. He spoke about “The New India Story” which
emphasized on the evolving mind set of India as a whole along with significant changes in trends and their influence on
society today. Mr. Desai spoke about how he started his journey from humble beginnings and established himself as one
of the most successful entrepreneurs today.
Mr. Desai touched upon various points which included the significance of education, changes in society’s perception of
women, the huge diversity that is prevalent within our own borders and the delicate harmony in which they co-exist.
India has developed into a broad minded nation where people from different cultures and beliefs move forward
Dr. L.S. Kanodia also shared some of his observations, following which he presented Mr. Desai with a memento on
behalf of IACC.
Mr. Santosh Desai, Managing Director & CEO of Future Brands Ltd. Speaking on the topic of “The New India Story”