Akshay Mahendran
Managing Director

Professional biography

He holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics as well as an MBA in Entrepreneurship from S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research. Akshay Mahendran is ‘the’ man to look over Daiki Brands.

He started his career with GoodLife Industries Ltd, Chennai as a Management Trainee and from there the sky was the limit. He prides himself in being a hands-on boss who looks over and is involved in the functioning of every department right from Sales and Production to even Finance. Being young, energetic and bursting with vibrant and innovative ideas, he makes for an ideal entrepreneur.

Today, he serves on the board of Daiki Brands Pvt. Ltd. as well as GoodLife Industries Ltd. and the Mumbai Business School. Being a part of the Mahendran Family Council, he plays a key role in all investments made by the Mahendran Holdings Group. He is also part of the Business Advisory Council and the Management Committee for Daiki Brands. At Daiki Brands, his scope of work includes overall management with special emphasis on sales and distribution.

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On a personal level, he is a gadget geek and can always be spotted with the latest electronic device. He is extremely fond of his BlackBerry, so much so that he has made it mandatory for every employee in the organization to carry one. He loves travelling and meeting new people as much as his gadgets. His love for exploring new places and discovering new adventures gets him out of office umpteen times a year. His other passions include a love for food and retro music. He is an avid wristwatch collector.