Panaruna Aqeel Ahmed2019-02-21T08:22:06+00:00

Panaruna Aqeel Ahmed

Chairman & Managing Director, Florence
Chairman, Council for Leather Exports

Personal Profile
Graduated in Business Management from Loyola College, Chennai.
Joined the family business in 1984, and subsequently Florence Shoe Company Pvt Ltd., was established in 1995.

Industry Profile
• Chairman & Managing Director- Florence Shoe Co. Pvt. Ltd.
• Chairman- Council for Leather Exports (CLE)
• Managing Committee Members- Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)
• Governing Body Member in Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI)
• Director- Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC)
• Executive Committee Member in the following Trade Organisations-
– All India Hide and Skin Tanners and Merchants Association (AISHTMA)
– Indian Finished Leather Manufacturer and Exporters Association (IFLMEA)
– Indian Shoe Federation (ISF)
– South India Shoe Manufacturers Association (SISMA)

Past Positions
• Vice Chairman, Council for Leather Exports (CLE)
• Regional Chairman (Southern Region), Council for Leather Exports for 3 terms
• President, Indian Shoe Federation for 3 terms
• President, South India Shoe Manufacturers Association for 2 terms
• Chairman, Indian Leather Industry Foundation for 2 terms
• Chairman, Consortium of Shoes & Products Manufacturer Private Limited