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Nabi Saleh, Executive Chairman, Gloria Jean's Coffees receives “Retail Leadership Award”

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17th Feb 2010
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Nabi Saleh

Nabi Saleh, Executive Chairman-Gloria Jean’s Coffees, has been accorded the “Retail Leadership Award” at the prestigious ‘Asia Retail Congress Award 2010’. The award was presented to him by Ms.Anjali Kasliwal, Director, S Kumar Group in a glittering ceremony at Taj Land End in Mumbai. Eminent members of retail fraternity including David Roth, CEO (EMEA and Asia)-The Store, Rajiv Agarwal, CEO and Director-The Mobile Store Limited; Brenda Sternquist, Professor International Retailing-Michigan State University etc. were present during the ceremony.The Retail Leadership Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant difference in the retail industry by their actions, deeds, and great accomplishments.

Mr. Saleh is one of the most recognized and respected coffee experts with over 30 years of experience in the tea and coffee industries. His career began in 1974 with his involvement in tea and coffee plantations in Papua New Guinea. Under his leadership and vision Gloria Jean’s Coffees has grown into one of the largest and most respected coffee companies across the world. Passionate about the coffee business, Nabi is actively involved with the Australian and PNG governments and consults them on the marketing, growing and selling of product out of Papua New Guinea.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Nabi Saleh said “Getting an award at a platform of such stature is a great honour. I would like to dedicate this award to my colleagues and employees at Gloria Jean’s Coffees who are a source of support and inspiration to me and have significantly contributed in our continuous growth.”

Gloria Jean’s Coffees, one of the world’s leading global specialty coffee company in association with Citymax Hospitality India Pvt. Ltd, the integrated hospitality major, has got 10 outlets in India and are planning to open 100 more by 2013. Gloria Jean's Coffees is known to offer its consumers the largest range of specialty coffees including estate, origins and delicious flavored coffees as well as a complete menu of espresso-based beverages such as lattes, cappuccinos, smoothie chillers, cocoas and gourmet teas. They also offer a selection of coffee brewing equipment, grinders, quality merchandise and gift packs.

As makers of quality handmade coffee, from bean to cup, Gloria Jean’s Coffees is committed to building a unified family, consistently serving the highest quality coffee and providing outstanding personalized service in a vibrant store atmosphere.

About Asia Retail Congress:

Asia’s single most important global platform to promote world-class retail practices, in its 6th edition with over 250 delegates from 30 nationalities. The focus of the two day Asia Retail congress is to discuss and influence the issues for change. The Asia Retail Congress is to discuss and influence the issues for change. The Asia Retail Congress is aimed at company chairs, Presidents and CEO’s from leading international and national retailers, directors of international and national retailers, directors of international brands who believe in making change.

About Gloria Jean’s Coffees:

Originally established 30 years ago, Gloria Jean's Coffees has today become a global coffee brand, committed to delivering the ultimate specialty coffee experience. Through 917th stores across 38 countries worldwide, Gloria Jean's Coffees is a leading specialty coffee retailer and one of the fastest growing franchise organizations in the world.

Gloria Jean’s Coffees entered in the Indian market in 2008 and is expanding across key cities. There are now 10 Gloria Jean’s outlets across Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad more planned over the next 12-18 months.

Gloria Jean’s Coffees has also been conferred the MYOB Excellence in Franchising Award for Innovation for two consecutive years – 2008 and 2009. For more information, please visit www.gloriajeanscoffees.com

About Citymax India:

Citymax India is part of the Dubai based retail giant, Landmark Group, one of the largest & most respected retailers in India and the Middle East & well known for its Lifestyle chain of retail stores in India. Citymax’s vision in India is to become an integrated hospitality company in the country by blending luxury with superlative value in all its endeavors.

The company currently operates in the following business verticals:

  • Specialty Restaurants and Coffee chains
  • Family Entertainment Centers
  • Food Courts

For further information, please contact:

Merryl Dsouza

Nabi Saleh

PR Pundit

98204 16247

merryl.d@prpundit.com

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