Kapur has broad and extensive experience in the apparel and footwear industry. He has played senior global commercial, general management, marketing, key account management, and technical roles at Coats Group since he started as a management trainee at Coats’ India office in 2003. He has been responsible for executing large-scale projects to streamline business priorities across Coats’ global markets and has led commercial teams and technical service operations.
Coats Digital has announced Kunal Kapur as its new managing director. He was appointed on January 1, 2023, by Coats Group, an industrial thread manufacturer, to captain the helm at Coats Digital—a technology business that optimises the digital transformation of the fashion industry. Kapur has extensive experience in the apparel and footwear industry.
Kapur holds a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from the University of Delhi and an MBA from SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, India.
Kunal Kapur, managing director, Coats Digital, said: “I am absolutely delighted to have joined such an incredible team of industry experts and share my own in-depth knowledge and experience to ensure Coats Digital successfully navigates the next chapter of its rapid journey of growth. I look forward to continuing to ramp up our efforts to accelerate positive industry disruption by expanding our ecosystem further with exciting new offerings and enhanced capabilities.
“We are making a big move towards cloud-based computing and new, ground-breaking SaaS products that will significantly fuel our growth, so we will be very busy this year with a number of industry-changing product launches that will incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) and consolidate various best-in-breed products together, so that information can flow even more seamlessly and provide greater insights to customers.”
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (NB)