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Hisham Kabir

Entrepreneur @ Ideal Caterers
Regional Manager - Ross Fortune Interactive Pvt Ltd - Ideasonic Studios, Kerala
hk4848@gmail.com,+ 91 9846019536,09020333388

Summary
I am the Regional Manager of Ross Fortune - Ideasonic's Kerala Division and independently
handle all aspects of the branch here. Ross Fortune - Ideasonic is a US registered Creative
agency serving clients worldwide with a main office at Chennai.As Manager and then Regional
Manager, I have helped Ross Fortune expand across Kerala and have roped in high profile
clients across different domains but largely from the food, tourism, technology and export
sector including large companies from the Middle East.

With my other vocation at Ideal Caterers, I have also created new avenues through events and
road shows which hitherto had not been actively promoted internally at Ross Fortune -
Ideasonic.

Specialties
Advertising, Marketing, Operations, Publishing, Content, Public Relations, Brand Management,
Copywriting, Web & Internet, Management Training, Catering, Food Technology, Food
Franchising, Event Management.

Experience
Regional Manager - Kerala at Ross Fortune Interactive Pvt Ltd - Ideasonic Studios
January 2007 - Present (2 years 6 months)
Since 2007, I am the Regional Head of Ross Fortune - Ideasonic's Kerala Operations and am
currently expanding our client base beyond Kerala.
1 recommendation available upon request

Owner at Ideal Caterers
February 2004 - Present (5 years 5 months)
I am also the Owner of Ideal Caterers - my family business of over 25 years and a pioneering
Catering company of Kerala.

Manager - Client Relations at Ross Fortune Interactive Pvt Ltd
February 2005 - December 2006 (1 year 11 months)
As the first resource for Ross Fortune's Kerala Branch, I was instrumental in bringing in high
value clients like the Kajah Group, Festel, Sugar Bay, Equity Intelligence and Woodscapes.
Account Executive at Stark Communications Kochi
April 2005 - November 2005 (8 months)
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As Account Executive at one of Kerala's most prominent Ad agencies, I personally handled a
large number of clients across different sectors though I worked briefly here.

Associate - Image Executive at Perfect Relations, Mumbai
December 2003 - July 2004 (8 months)
At Perfect Relations PR, I was part of the team that handled big FMCG Unilever (then HLL)
brands like Surf, Rin & Sunlight besides Sudir Sitapathi, Sandeep and others.

Corporate Communications Executive at BASF, Corporate, Mumbai,
April 2003 - June 2003 (3 months)
Worked closely with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities of BASF, worldover. .
While I had a very small stint at this German Transnational, this was a very rewarding
experience.

Education
Symbiosis International Educational Centre
PG, Advertising & PR Management, 2002 - 2003
MET (Mumbai Educational Trust)
MBA, Branding & Marketing, 2001 - 2002
University of Madras
B.Com, Commerce, 1998 – 2001
IIM-K, Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
Management development programme on sales and marketing, 2005

Activities and Societies: Worked for ad sales at the Indian Express Newspaper, Chennai and
also was closely associated as a Brand Ambassador at eGurucool.com - Learning Univers,
India's pioneering online education portal.

Bhavans Elamakkara Kochi Kerala
CBSE, 1982 - 1998
Honors and Awards
Full front page coverage on me and my activities was covered by the leading national daily
The Hindu, Newspaper.

Give lecturers on advertising and brand management to MBA students at various top level
management institutes in the state.

I launched a Youth oriented Career website www.infointerviews.com during my college days
which also received a letter of commendation from the Chief Minister of Kerala, Mr
E.K.Nayanar.
Interests
Advertising, Marketing, Publishing, Content, Public Relations, Brand Management,
Copywriting, Web & Internet, Management Training, Catering, Food Technology, Food
Franchising, Event Management.

Hisham Kabir
Regional Manager - Ross Fortune Interactive Pvt Ltd - Ideasonic Studios, Kerala
hk4848@gmail.com
1 person has recommended Hisham
"Hisham is a detailed thinker and defines the client’s objectives as his milestones. He also
believes that there are no rewards or punishments, there are only consequences."
— Gautam Gulati, was Hisham's client

References can be furnished upon request.

Contact Address and Phone.

Hisham Kabir,
44/637, Minnat, Nivea Lane Kaloor Kochi Kerala India, 682017
Ph: +91 98460 19536, 91 484 2531712, Fax: 91 484 2360566