Panaruna Aqeel Ahmed
Chairman & Managing Director, Florence
Chairman, Council for Leather Exports
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.
• 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)
• 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