Future Consumer Enterprise Ltd (FCEL), the food and FMCG arm of Kishore Biyani-led Future Group, has appointed Manoj Saraf as its chief financial officer (CFO), as per a stock market disclosure. His appointment is effective from January 2, 2015.
He takes over a position which has been vacant since September, when Gopal Bihani ceased to be the CFO of the firm.
Saraf, who has almost two decades of experience in financial accounting, taxation, strategic business planning, budgeting & forecasting, banking, development of strategic MIS and compliance, joined FCEL from dairy firm Parag Milk Foods Pvt Ltd.
He joined Parag Milk in May 2011 as senior vice-president and has also worked with companies like Vaibhav Gems Ltd and Zee Telefilms Ltd.
Saraf is a Chartered Accountant and also holds a B Com degree from Prahladrai Dalmia Lions College of Commerce & Economics, Malad in Mumbai.
FCEL (formerly known as Future Ventures) is a part of Future Group that operates modern retail networks in 102 cities and 60 rural locations though its various retail brands.
(Edited by Joby Puthuparampil Johnson)