Mr Muthukumaran appointed President of Indian Shoe Federation
October 01, 2019
Indian Shoe Federation appoints Mr V Muthukumaran, Head, Leather Products, Tata International Limited as President at their recently concluded AGM in Chennai. Mr Muthukumaran takes charge as President from Mr KR Vijayan for the term 2019-2021.
He previously held the role of Vice President during the elections for the term 2017-2019.
Commenting on the appointment, he said, “I am extremely excited to take on the new role with Indian Shoe Federation and it gives me an opportunity to shape the future of the Indian Footwear Industry”. He stated that as capacities are full in China and Vietnam, the opportunity is available to India. He went on to caution a solution must be found for optimizing cost of manufacturing and that the Indian Shoe Federation must charter a growth plan to take the industry to the next level.
Started in 1992, the Indian Shoe Federation (ISF) has many leading manufacturers and exporters of footwear and footwear components from India as its members. The ISF is committed to promoting the growth of the Indian Footwear Industry globally through the adoption of modern, transparent and superior industry practices.