Sameer KhetarpalCEO & MD, Jubilant Foodworks
Jubilant FoodWorks Limited (JFL), India’s largest food service Company, today announced the appointment of Mr. Sameer Khetarpal as CEO & Managing Director and Key Managerial Personnel of the company, effective September 05, 2022.
Sameer, has served in numerous senior leadership roles during his 25-year career in sectors like e-commerce and management consulting, and joins Jubilant from Amazon. Over the last 6.5 years at Amazon, he has conceptualized, launched and scaled several businesses like Amazon Fresh, Amazon Food and Amazon Pharmacy. He has built these businesses with world-class supply chain infrastructure, deeply embedded with technology and several inorganic investments and partnerships. Prior to Amazon, he served as a Partner at McKinsey and Company, where he served several hi-tech clients on topics related to business building and transformation, and was instrumental in building data driven service lines used by several Fortune 500 companies. Sameer has previously worked with GE Capital and Hindustan Unilever. Throughout his career, Sameer has been driven by a passion to serve customers and build businesses by leveraging technology.
About Jubilant FoodWorks Limited :
Jubilant FoodWorks Limited (NSE, BSE: JUBLFOOD) is India’s largest foodservice company and is part of the Jubilant Bhartia Group. Incorporated in 1995, the Company holds the exclusive master franchise rights from Domino’s Pizza Inc. to develop and operate the Domino’s Pizza brand in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. In India, it has a strong and extensive network of 1,760 Domino’s restaurants across 387 cities. In Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, the Company operates through its 100% owned subsidiary which currently has 47 and 13 restaurants respectively. Jubilant FoodWorks also enjoys exclusive rights to develop and operate Dunkin’ restaurants in India and Popeyes restaurants in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. The Company currently operates 24 Dunkin’ restaurants across 8 Indian cities and 12 Popeyes restaurants in Bengaluru.
In 2019, Jubilant FoodWorks launched its first owned-restaurant brand ‘Hong’s Kitchen’ in the Chinese cuisine segment which now has 12 restaurants across 4 cities. In 2020, the Company launched Ekdum! another new restaurant brand that serves biryani. Ekdum! has 6 restaurants across 3 cities. The Company has also forayed into the ready-to-cook segment with its ‘ChefBoss’ range of sauces, gravies and pastes.