A Global Collaborative Platform

Collaboration is at the heart of what we do, both with our partners and the environment. Along with collaboration, we also believe in technology, innovation, opportunity, globalization, vision and simplicity, but not at the cost of our world. We believe that economic growth means nothing if it is not inclusive growth.

A Global Collaborative Platform

Collaboration is at the heart of what we do, both with our partners and the environment. Along with collaboration, we also believe in technology, innovation, opportunity, globalization, vision and simplicity, but not at the cost of our world. We believe that economic growth means nothing if it is not inclusive growth.

Promoting sustainability  around the world, PDS Limited (PDS) is a global consumer-driven manufacturing and sourcing platform serving the world’s leading brands and retailers. We are present in more than 22 countries around the world.

We provide a global plug-and-play platform for entrepreneurs. Joining PDS as collaborators they become an integral part of our unique business and leverage the PDS brand name catering to some of the biggest brands and retailers all over the world.

We also explore seed and early-stage investment opportunities that enable us to deliver the latest in sustainable products and technologies to our customers and suppliers.

Be the most admired global enterprise providing innovative fashion solutions in the most ethical and trusted way.

To provide our customers outstanding service and innovative designs sourced in most ethical manner.

Provide PDS associates unparalleled opportunities for personal and professional development and growth.

We strive to be an organisation where integrity, transparency, customer satisfaction and courage guide us to become the most preferred business partner and employer.

Trust, integrity & ethics

We will always conduct ourselves, internally and externally with the highest degree of trust, integrity, and ethics.

People first

We will foster an engaging environment where our people are valued, treated with respect, empathy and compassion, and where diversity is a priority.

Entrepreneurial spirit

We will promote an environment where our people are always encouraged to be: innovative, creative, self-driven, and agents of change.

Customer centricity

We will continuously engage with our customers to ensure highest quality service is delivered. To deliver right value to our customer we understand our customer needs.

Transparency, collaboration & teamwork

We will always work in a collaborative manner fostering a 'win/win' environment, internally and externally.

Social responsibility

We will always conduct our business in a socially responsible manner working to protect the environment that we live in.

Collecting moments with every milestone

From a single entity to a federation of entrepreneurs to a collaboration platform, we have undergone significant transformation over the past two decades. Here’s a snapshot of this exciting journey.

Redefining fashion on the go!

We are a global organisation serving the world’s top brands and retailers with operations spread across 22 countries.


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The team that stitches our future

Our Senior Leadership

Mr. Deepak Seth

Chairman

Mr. Deepak Seth is the Founder and Group Chairman of four renowned apparel manufacturing, sourcing and training groups operating in over 20 countries: PDS Limited, Pearl Global Industries Limited, Lerros Moden GmbH and Pearl Academy of Fashions. Regarded as one of the pioneers of apparel manufacturing in India, he has also created many philanthropic organizations dedicated to community service. An active member of the ‘Apparel Export Promotion Council’ (AEPC) of India, he held the post of ‘Vice Chairman’ of the Eastern Region of AEPC for 2 years. He is also an executive member of the ‘Apparel Exporters and Manufacturers Association’ (AEMA) and was awarded ‘Udyog Ratna’ Award by the Haryana Government in 2006 for his entrepreneurial skills.
He is an Economics graduate from St. Stephens College, Delhi University and holds a MBA degree from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, India.

Mr. Pallak Seth

Vice Chairman

Also a part of the Executive Board

With over 20 years’ experience in fashion manufacturing, sourcing, and investment ecosystem, Pallak Seth is a serial entrepreneur, who has built a leading entrepreneurial platform in fashion infrastructure.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Northwestern University in Chicago, Pallak moved to Hong Kong, at the age of 21, and founded an apparel sourcing business with US$200,000 in initial capital and support from his father. Established in 1999, Norwest Industries made US$1 million in profit in its first year. Today the flagship company, PDS Limited is a US$1.2 billion global enterprise, being one of the largest consumer goods design, product development, sourcing, virtual manufacturing, and distribution organization in Asia. Pallak serves as the Vice Chairman of the PDS Group.

PDS operates from a global network of 50+ offices in 22 countries across Europe, North America, Middle East, and Asia. Instead of remaining as an apparel sourcing company, PDS today is a platform business and has transformed into being one of the most favoured designer-manufacturers for some of the world's leading brands and retailers with a strong customer base part of FTSE 100, S&P500 and DAX30. Capitalizing on recent market trends, PDS has also developed several in-house proprietary brands, or undertaken collaborations with celebrities and influencers, along with licensing or acquiring its own brands.

Pallak is passionate about building a robust venture ecosystem with a focus on innovation, sustainability, technology and direct to consumer brands / digital brands. He believes in backing young, bright founders and giving them the benefit of the PDS Platform. This led to the formation of PDS Ventures which is a $50M investment fund with $20M deployed across 55+ start-ups and a few institutional funds.

Pallak is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School, having completed the Executive Program (Ownership/President Management) from HBS.

Mr. Sanjay Jain

Group Chief Executive Officer

Also a part of the Executive Board

Mr. Sanjay Jain has over 26 years of experience in leading transformation across various companies and helping them unlock their intrinsic value. He has raised over $4 billion from some of the world’s marquee strategic, private equity and financial investors.

He has previously served as CEO of Future Retail Limited and Group CFO of Future Group.

Instrumental in the acquisition of companies the world over, Mr. Jain has been honoured as 'Best CFO' on multiple occasions by esteemed organisations.

Academically, a gold-medallist during graduation, he has a Master's degree in Management, and is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

Platform Leadership

Mr. Ashish Gupta

Group Chief Financial Officer

Also a part of the Executive Board

A celebrated professional who brings with him a wealth of experience of over 25 years. His area of expertise includes Corporate Finance and Accounting, Corporate Strategy, Business Advisory, Operations, Financial Reporting, Regulatory Compliance, Risk, Audit, Legal & Secretarial, IT and Corporate Taxation. Ashish has worked for some of the leading Indian and Multinational groups such as MTC Group, Capri Global Capital Limited, Jindal Stainless Limited, Isolux Corsan, DHV BV, PWC, Grant Thornton etc.

Ashish is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds B. Com (Honors) degree from Delhi University.

Mr. Abhishekh Kanoi

Head of Legal & Company Secretary

Mr. Abhishekh Kanoi is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments, United Kingdom and also holds a Bachelor Degree in Law and Bachelor Degree in Commerce with (Hons.) in Accounts. He has rich and diverse in-house corporate experience of over 16 years in Corporate Legal and Commercial Space across various industries such as law firm, hospitality, manufacturing, automotive, media & entertainment and non-banking financial institutions with special reference to emerging technology and convergence. His wide array of specialization includes Legal Affairs, Corporate Secretarial, IPO & Listing, Regulatory Compliances, RBI & FEMA Matters, Merger & Acquisition, Listing Compliances (India & Overseas Entities), Venture Capital Investments, Cross Border and Domestic Transactions, Intellectual Property Rights, Copyrights, Media and Entertainment Laws.

He has earned the respect of the industry in conducting and adjudged as Chief Compliance Innovator of the Year by UBS Forum in the year 2019 and Young Achiever of the Year by Legal Era in the year 2021. He has helped to develop a new global legal and governance framework for the company while ensuring its overseas expansion is brought into line with this centralized approach.

Mr. Raamann Ahuja

Group Chief Human Resources Officer

Also a part of the Executive Board

With over 25 years of rich experience, Mr. Raamann Ahuja brings vast expertise in business partnering, leadership development, talent management, HR transformation, M&A, HR process, and organization culture building. Prior to PDS his last appointment was with the CK Birla Group as Senior VP - HR in the Group Office. Driven by challenges, he has honed his skills across industries from FMCG, Banking, IT/ITES, Manufacturing to B2B business. He has a post-graduate Management degree in Human Resources and is a Chemical Engineering graduate from Panjab University, Chandigarh

Mr. Shahed Mahmud

Country Director - Bangladesh

Shahed joined PDS group in 2006 in UK Operations to oversee warehouse and logistics operations & subsequently In 2010, he moved to Bangladesh Operations of PDS and since then he has been managing commercial and logistics operation for the group in the area of commercial matters with factories, forwarders, customs, Import & exports, documentation, Shipping, CAF etc., and closely worked with the Group CFO and other CFO/FCs to facilitate commercial functions. Later, took the leadership of OSG BD operations as Director and driving all Operations with success. Prior to PDS, Mr. Muhammad Shahed Mahmud played key role in different multinational companies is similar areas. Shahed is a Master of Business Administration.

Mr. Paul Wright

Group ESG Director

Paul Wright is the Group ESG Director at the PDS Group. He heads the Ethical & Social Compliance, Sustainability, and Innovation efforts for the PDS group across business verticals and subsidiaries. He and his team ensure that the Business Units within the PDS Group, the factories with which they work, and their suppliers actively support the PDS Group and its Customers’ Policies, Code of Conduct, and defined standards of Ethical & Social Compliance and Sustainability.

Paul brings with him 35 years of rich experience in the fields of Retail and Manufacturing. He started his career in garment manufacturing in the U.K. as an engineer, before moving into Production and Quality management and running manufacturing facilities in Morocco and Portugal. His retail experience involved running teams responsible for Ethical Sourcing, Quality, and Sustainability covering all types of products from Apparel, H&B, and General Merchandise for several leading retailers. He has previously worked with reputed organisations such as Primark, Asda, George Clothing, Matalan PLC and Dunelm.

Mr. Suresh Punjabi

Ex. Director - Internal Audit, Assurance & Risk Management

Also a part of the Executive Board

Suresh is a Chartered Accountant from India with experience in Retail, Fashion, Supply Chain, Logistics, Stock Exchange, Education, and Management Consultancy domains. He has a rich experience of over 25 years including international experience of over 12 years in the United Kingdom. In his previous assignment, he was Head of Internal Audit at Future Group and was leading the Internal Audit Function for over 10 years. He focuses on GRC frameworks (Governance, Risk Management and Compliance). Design/ improve integrated Internal Audit function, develop Internal Control frameworks, design policies, help design Standard Operating Procedures, Information Security, and develop enterprise risk mitigation strategies, optimize revenue, cut costs and enhance stakeholders value in a specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time (SMART) bound manner.

Ms. Reenah Joseph

Head - Corporate Finance, M&A and Investor Relations

Reenah has over 15 years of experience across corporate finance, fundraising, strategy, and investor relations. Prior to joining PDS, she was with Future Group for 10 years and has led various fundraising transactions (equity, debt, structured, IPO) and has experience in end-to-end deal execution including due diligence, valuation, negotiation of agreements, taxation, structuring, amongst others. Along with funding-based transactions, she worked on various strategic business collaborations with marque global organizations. She has been responsible for creating business plans, annual budgets, strategic planning amongst others. With over 10 years of experience in investor relations functions, she is well connected with both buy-side and sell-side ecosystems. Prior to Future Group, she was associated with Credit Suisse Investment Banking division for nearly 3 years. She has worked across sectors including retail, consumer, supply chain, insurance, and worked in the healthcare space during her early years.

Reenah Joseph is gold medalist in her MBA program specializing in Finance and she has completed an Advanced Program in Strategic Management from IIM Calcutta.

Mr. Kanhai Trivedi

Executive Director - General Procurement

Kanhai is an accomplished professional with extensive experience of more than 20 years in leading material procurement functions in the apparel industry. His experience has allowed him to gain a broad range of expertise in global material procurement, planning, leadership, process improvement, supply chain management, target costing, and operational excellence. Prior to joining PDS Limited, he was a Director with MUST Group, Hongkong.

Kanhai is instrumental in leading and developing global options for sourcing trims at the best and sustainable prices and analyzing current sourcing practices as well as defining best practices for sourcing trims and supplies for group companies.

Kanhai has graduated from the University of Mumbai and has a diploma in computer programming and information technology.

Mr. Saurabh Saxena

Group Chief Information Officer

Saurabh Saxena is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining PDS, Saurabh was with IBM for over 10 years. He was the Head of Analytics, Strategy, Insights & Operations (ASIO) for IBM Cloud (Data & AI, Automation and Security) business in the Middle East & Africa. He has extensive professional experience with management consulting & advisory, P&L ownership, operational leadership including various disciplines like data analytics & insights, project management, sales & business operations, enterprise solutions, and product management. Previously, he has consulted CXO’s and entrepreneurs on data and AI solutions.
Saurabh is driving PDS Group’s Digital and IT Transformation Agenda and focusing on Integrated Business Processes (SAP), Supplier Collaboration, Customer Engagement, Analytics, Product design & development-Commerce and IT operating model.
Saurabh holds an MBA (IT systems, Strategy and Marketing) and a B.E degree in Computer Science Engineering. He is a recipient of multiple awards and recognitions, including IBM BTLT (Business, Technology & Leadership Talent) and IBM Service Corps alumni – some of the highest levels of
leadership recognitions in IBM.

Executive Board

Mr. Alex Feng

Managing Director - PDS Asia Star Corporation Ltd, China

Mr. Anuj Banaik

Managing Director- Poetic Gem Ltd. UK

Mr. Rakesh Chadha

Executive Director - Design Arc & Twins Asia Ltd, UK

Mr. Sunny Malhotra

Managing Director - Simple Approach Ltd, Hong Kong

Mr. Thomas Mueller

Managing Director- Zamira Fashions. Ltd, Hong Kong

Mr. Safak Kipik

CEO - Spring Near East, Turkey

Mr. Ghanshyam Periwal

CEO - Norlanka Manufacturing Sri Lanka

Mr. Rajive Ranjan

Managing Director - Techno Design, Germany

PDS Sustainability Board

Mr. Pallak Seth

Vice Chairman

Mr. Sanjay Jain

Group Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Jack Ostrowski

Founder of Yellow Octopus

Mr. Paul Wright

Group ESG Director