HYDRA MICRO BUSINESS SOLUTIONS PRIVATE LTD
HMBS is a firm that builds niche solutions for Small medium enterprises. The solutions are designed to put the SMEs on an equal footing with their larger counterparts in the market place. Sampath Kasirajan, the managing director of HMBS , the chief architect of HYDRA ACI Framework plays an active role in setting the strategic direction, blue print for implementing the projects and presenting the business case to clients on the supply side and buy side.
IL & FS
IL& FS Cluster Development Initiative Limited
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He, a chartered accountant by qualification, is a first generation entrepreneur based at Karur. He built Sabare International Ltd, a mini multinational textile company and ran it for 20 years with Rs 300 Crores of sales at its peak, leveraging an innovative business model that offered complete "end to end" solutions in textiles and apparel for global customers and Fourtune 500 Retailers. Sabare's model introduced a paradigm shift in serving global brands as it addressed both cost efficiencies and value creation from a customer stand point. He ran world class factories in different parts of India, USA and China that upscaled his position to that of a strategic vendor with likes of Fortune 500 Retailers such as Walmart, Ikea, Target, H &M to name a few. His long stint as a strategic partner coupled with the history of building and running world class textile plants across the world has endowed him with a rich knowledge and understanding of global trade, resources and systems that drive them. As the past Secretary of the powerful Karur Exporters Association and Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industries ( CII ) Karur Chapter. he has played a stellar role in shaping the textile destiny of the region.
He is an MBA by qualification and a certified Value Link Analyst. He specializes in Cluster Development, Value Chain engineering, Supply Chain Management, Process Automation and IT Enablement. He is the chief architect of the HYDRA ACI Framework which addresses the Economic dimension of SME Clusters and their development process. He has handled several developmental work in this space for UN Agencies such as ITC , Geneva and has also been involved in some of the GIZ, Germany projects such as Regional Integration of Value Chains across the SAARC countries, rebuilding of the Silk and Cashmere Value chains in Afghanistan . He was also a mentor on the panel of IIC – International Innovation Core Instituted by University of Chicago ( 2014 and 2015) and he engages actively with academic institutions, Centres of Excellence and R&D systems to institutionalize the Hydra ACI framework.
He is a mechanical engineer by qualification and a first generation entrepreneur based at Karur. He built Synthesis Home Textiles, which is now a decade old enterprise with a turnover of Rs.125 crores, over , dealing with global customers and Fourtune 500 Retaliers like Kohls supported by an extensive marketing network in the USA. HIs understanding of operations at a process level , interntaional marketing and trends stem from his decade long experience in building Synthesis ground up. He was the past chairman of Confederation of Indian Industries ( CII ) Karur Chapter.
He is a management graduate and a textile entrepreneur from Karur. He runs A Tex, an established textile company which has been in existence for over 30 years doing business with some of the well known brands in the Western Markets.He long history in textiles puts him in a unique position of knowing the sector's trade cycles & market factors that have a direct bearing on business outcomes. He was also past chairman of Confederation of Indian Industries ( CII ) Karur Chapter and secretary of Karur Exporters Association.