Born in the plantation family, I.N. Venkatesh Gowda is Bsc, LLB, owning a coffee plantation. He is also a sole proprietor of a coffee curing work in Chikmagalur. His forte has been Marketing and Sales of leading Alcoholic Beverages of world class brands, international trading in coffee. He has travelled extensively, coffee growing and consuming countries in particular. He is an avid golfer.
D.M. Purnesh is a coffee planter hailing from Chikmagalur birthplace of coffee in India. He represents the third generation of a coffee growing family. Having been brought up in the plantations he has as in-built flair for management of people and systems. A B.Com graduate, he worked with reputed auditor as an intern and acquired commercial faculty. His early exposure to city life and corporate business made him eager to take wing and grow. That is the time he partnered with hid mentor, Dr. Reddy, to start a business as a first generation entrepreneur. In the time to follow he tried his hand at many ventured and settled into the following core business: Coffee Plantation Management Coffee Trading & Export Hi-End Property Development Hi Quality Liquor Distribution Hi-End Retail Chain in Liquor His coffee legacy equipped him with much exposure to international trade. This also necessitated his frequent travel to varied coffee growing and consuming countries, entailing in building up of international contacts. Having gained the knowledge of processing “Specialty Coffee”, he took the initiative of forming SCAI - Specialty Coffee Association of India. A body of reputed planters. He is passionate about anything he gets involved in be it business or golf! With Quality as his mantra he strives to break new entrepreneurial group be taking calculated risks. A connoisseur of good music. wine and golf. He enjoys biographies of successful people across all fields and travels with an open mind to cultures and collaborations. Positions held in Group: Managing Director : Classic Group Managing Partner : Harley Estates Professions in other Professional Institutions: Secretary : SCAI (Specialty Coffee Association of India)
DR.VENUGOPAL REDDY Dr.Reddy. as he is known within the Group as well as to business associates and friends, started his career working in Govt. departments as a senior position. This gave him the opportunity of building very good contacts with senior officers and officials. This also gave him the insight into department functioning and official procedures and practices. He was keen on using the acquired contacts and knowledge to start a dynamic business house and found the right vibe to partner and start a business, with Mr. D.M Purnesh. This was the genesis of the partner brand – The Classic Group. He became a mentor of the Group due to his brilliant business acumen. The Group, due to his visionary nature, got into property development in a big way. The property SBU benefits from his application and style of working brought in after extensive travel and study of international business practices. He is a post graduate in Veterinary Science His core competence – Strategy, Planning and Guidance His Forte – Contacts and influence at any level, be it Government or Political His Ambition to make the Group go beyond He is very articulate, enjoys socializing and reading Positions held in Group: Chairman & President: Classic Group Amalgamated Group Positions in other professional institutions: Promoter, past President & presently Director in a reputed Urban Co-operative Bank Promoter & Vice President of a leading Educational Institute
CLASSIC RETAIL- A STORY UNFOLDED
Tie-up with fabmall and msil resulted in the first retail shop, not just wine and cheese
Unique liquor shopping experience with varied liquor, wine and related products Tie-up with 'MORE' - an A V Birla Group - for shop - in - shop arrangement Grown to a total of 7 outlets in prime areas Important link in the distribution chain for both domestic and imported products
THE RETAIL SUPPORT Initial Placement For New Products From Our Esteemed Distributor Clientele Ample Visibility In Terms Of Stock And Promotional Material Exclusive Display Racks Exclusive Offers For Customers Free Delivery Of Distributor Products For Customers Exclusive Discount Privileges
Strong Market Share For All Distributor Products Across 7 Outlets
Published on Jul 13, 2011
Published on Jul 13, 2011
CLASSIC ALCOBEV Born in the plantation family, I.N. Venkatesh Gowda is Bsc, LLB, owning a coffee plantation. He is also a sole proprietor of...