Westlife Foodworld (formerly Westlife Development) has designated Amit Jatia as the new chairperson of the company. Jatia previously served as the Vice Chairman of Westlife Foodworld.
Following the new role of Jatia, now Smita Jatia will be taking over as Vice Chairperson of the company.
Amit, widely regarded as the country’s pioneer of the QSR industry in India, was instrumental in establishing McDonald’s in India in 1996. Since then, he has been an integral part of the QSR industry for over 26 years, the official document read.
“Under his leadership, McDonald’s India (West & South) expanded its footprint to over 357 restaurants, launched its in-house specialty coffee chain McCafé, and scaled itself to a food tech company going from strength to strength,” it added.
Amit Jatia, Chairperson, Westlife Foodworld said, “I am humbled by the trust that the Board of Directors has placed in me, and I am committed to serving the best interests of our shareholders, employees, customers, and communities.”
“My role will be to ensure that we continue to navigate the opportunities of the rapidly changing global business landscape, through a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence across all facets of our business,” he added.
Smita Jatia, Vice Chairperson, Westlife Foodworld said, “I am honored and excited to accept the position of Vice Chairperson of Westlife Foodworld.”
She added, “I will leverage my experience to guide our talented team in identifying new opportunities, expanding our reach, and enhancing our value proposition in an ever-changing market. In this new role, I look forward to contributing to Westlife Foodworld’s continued success.”