A multifaceted professional having a strong sales and marketing background, Kunal Munshaw has a diversified experience in a variety of business sectors.
A sound foundation laid through his schooling years at Campion School Mumbai followed by a life transforming and enriching education at India's leading Mayo College Ajmer, Kunal has been a keen leaner, an avid reader, a people's person and an extremely hands on person since his early years. He kick started his career at Beacon Holidays spearheaded by his mother Heena Munshaw , specialising in destination marketing, and then went on to join forces with Amadeus India Private Ltd. A star performer in Western Region Sales, Kunal acquired new businesses, relationships and accounts for Amadeus notably the coveted Thomas Cook Pan India account.
After a successful inning with the GDS giant, he took over Pan India Sales for family run company Texind Corporation, Sole Distributor for leading German warp tying machine Knotex Machinenbau GMBH and successfully expanded the client portfolio for the same including the likes of Mandhana, Welspun, Raymond et al .
He also discovered and marketed premium masala tea beverage Chai Instant Tea to leading International airlines such as Air France, Qantas etc luxury boutique hotels in India as well some boutique properties in Switzerland and Paris. What started as a personal consumption discovery has grown to attract several patrons across the globe.
In 2006, he launched TFS (Total Furniture Solutions) furniture wholesale brand importing a wide variety of furniture from boutique factories in China. His client portfolio included the likes of architecture bigwigs such as Talati and Panthaky, the Della Tecnica group, education giants SVKM with institutions such as NMIMS university under their umbrella of brands, Maersk Shipping etc. He played a pivotal role in orchestrating the smooth functioning of AFMT- Association of Furniture Manufacturers and Traders of India in his erstwhile role as Secretary of the same. He continues to partake in the association as an active member of the managing committee.
Coming a full circle, travel having been a leitmotif through his professional years, Kunal has made a come back to the tourism business in his new avatar as consulting partner with Avant Garde Consultancy.