Marzin R. Shroff
Managing Director & CEO, Eureka Forbes Ltd.
Marzin is the Managing Director & CEO of Eureka Forbes Ltd. A Rs 3,000 crore conglomerate, with a customer base of 20 million, a reach of over 1,500 cities and towns in India and a global footprint across 53 countries.
A Chartered Marketer from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK, and armed with an MBA in Marketing, Marzin started his career as a Brand Manager at Eureka Forbes. Subsequently he has been associated with, consulted, and trained a number of well-known companies. In a career spanning over 27 years, Marzin has acquired multi-dimensional experience in Direct Selling, Digital, Advertising, Strategy, Luxury Branding & International Business.
His responsibility at Eureka Forbes is thought leadership, category leadership, and brand leadership. Marzin proactively manages business risks and is responsible for cultivating best in class talent, along with managing high performance teams, building strong leadership and developing succession plans.
Marzin has helped nurture the brands “Aquaguard” “Euroclean”, and “Eureka Forbes” to their current status of “Superbrands”.
Marzin’s contribution to the improvement in water quality (internationally) has been recognised by Water Quality Association USA in 2012 by awarding him with ‘International Award of Merit’. He has been rated among the Top 50 Chief Marketing Officers in India to have adopted Technology to enhance Customer Experience and engage with the Market to drive business results (Rated by IBM and Paul Writer).
In addition to being the MD and CEO of Eureka Forbes, Marzin currently also oversees the global business of the Eureka Forbes Group and drives Lux International (a wholly owned Subsidiary of Eureka Forbes headquartered out of Switzerland). He is in the process of restructuring their global operations and expansion plans.
MD & CEO, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
Tarun Chugh joined Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance as the MD & CEO in April 2017. A seasoned
industry veteran, he has over 23 years’ experience in financial services space, including over
thirteen years’ experience in the Indian Life Insurance industry.
Tarun is a familiar figure in the Indian Life Insurance sector, having headed general management
and strategic roles as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at PNB Metlife India Life
Insurance Company in February 2014. He has served as the Chief Distribution Officer, in addition
to overseeing branch operations and marketing in ICICI Prudential Life Insurance. Tarun has also
worked as an Investment Banker for 12 years prior to joining the Life Insurance sector.
In his multiple leadership roles, Tarun has a proven track record of building relationships and trust
with various stakeholders.
Tarun passed out as an engineer from IIT Delhi and completed his Post Graduation in Management
from IIM, Lucknow in 1994.
He is a highly motivated person with the zeal to achieve excellence in all his endeavors as seen in
his personal and professional achievements. Tarun is an avid reader and has interests in tennis and
Chairman & Editor-in-chief
BWBussinessworld & e4m Group
Chairman & Editor-in-chief, BWBussinessworld & e4m Group
Annurag Batra is a serial entrepreneur, media mogul, a journalist and an eternal optimist rolled into one. He is a first generation entrepreneur and after acquiring the iconic business media and magazine brand BW Businessworld, a 35 year strong media brand as well as most respected business publication in the country. Since taking over BW Businessworld 13 months back Annurag has expanded BW Businessworld into digital, events and BW communities and has taken into its fold www.digitalmarket.asia, asia a leading website on digital marketing ,www.everythingexperiential.com India s leading experiential marketing website and launch BW hotelier in partnership with hotelier international. BW smart cities an editorial platform in a 360 degree format is to be launched in mid February Annurag is building the BW Businessworld business aggressively
He is passionate about Magazines and is on the Executive Committee of the Association of Indian Magazines (AIM). He also wants to give back to the industry and his love for teaching comes into play in his position as the Chairman of the Advisory Board of FMCC (Futuristic Media Communication Centre), a leading Media and Communication School in India.
Annurag believes if you make your hobby your profession, you don’t have to work and life is a blessing.
Executive Vice President & Head - Digital Business
Sony Pictures Networks India
Executive Vice President & Head - Digital Business, Sony Pictures Networks India