Mangaluru, Nov 10, 2023: A chartered accountant who is also a successful entrepreneur now heads the Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the apex trade and industry body of the region.
Ananthesh Prabhu, the new President of KCCI is a dynamic personality who has ambitious plans and a clear roadmap to achieve the objectives. He is also the Managing Partner of Aruna Industries, makers of the popular Aruna brand of food products and serves as the President of Kanara Industries Association, Baikampady.
Hailing from Mangaluru, he pursued his school and college education at St Aloysius Institutions. Ananthesh is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and completed articleship from A.F. Ferguson and Co.
He says he is committed to enhancing regional connectivity and infrastructure during this tenure and also speaks about the plans to have a Knowledge Centre which would be a hub for sharing vital information as well as promoting economic growth.
Ananthesh further has plans to improve the brand image of Mangaluru through active collaboration with various organisations with the objective of showcasing the rich culture, heritage as well as the tourist attractions of the region. His aim is to project Mangaluru as a potential eco-friendly tourist destination and an emerging business and IT hub.