Mohan Nadarajan - Textile ( GOPIO International Excellence Award 2010 )
Mohan Nadarajan, 47 years old is the Managing Director & the founder of Sri Kumaran Textiles Sdn Bhd. Sri Kumaran's Textile Sdn Bhd along Jalan Tengku Kelana in Little India, Klang is well-known as the 'house of silk sarees’. They sell the latest saree fashion and offers contemporary styles with highest quality and matchless range.
The company is principally engaged in the business as importers, exporters, wholesalers and retailers in textiles, garments and general merchandise. Mohan's Strong business acumen is backed by his vast and extensive experience especially in the textiles industry.
Owner of five enchanting saree outlets in Klang, Mohan Nadarajan, followed his father to Malaya at the age of15 upon completion of his secondary schooling in India. His first job was as a sales assistant in Syarikat Amitabh for a period of 8 months, following which in 1975, he joined the V.K.K Group.
He built up his career skills and learnt the business in retail trade during his working experiences with Syarikat Shanti, a subsidiary of V.K.K Group. His strong qualities - leadership, business skills and hardworking atitude were factors responsible for Syarikat Shanti to appoint him as the Manager in charge of Purchasing & Marketing. Mohan worked for the V.K.K Group for more than 20 years.
In 1992, he left the Group and joined his two other brothers Radhakrishnan and Ravichandran venturing into their own business. They set up Sri Kumarans Silk Store at NO.4, Jalan Tengku Diauddin Klang. In short span of time, another branch was opened up in 1996, at No.2 Jalan Tengku Diauddin, this time specialising in garments and churidhar suits.
In 2000, as the business widened the directors bought their own building at 91, Jalan Tengku Kelana Klang. The shop is known as Sri Kumarans Pattu Maligai Sdn Bhd. and specializes in wedding sarees. After more than a decade, they successfully opened another branch located in No.89, Jalan Tengku Kelana Klang with its exclusive collection of punjabi suits and garments.
Known for majestic pure silk, Sri Kumaran Textiles Sdn Bhd has built an empire by adhering to principle of satisfying customers' demand. For their expertise and kind friendly relations with their customers, Sri Kumarans Textiles was the recipient of the Gill Excellence Award from the KL and Selangor Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 30th May 2004.
The prestige gained saw the brothers buying 3 shoplots at Jalan Tengku Kelana Klang in January 2007. A 3 storey building was erected and it was officially declared open on 10th September 2010 by Y.B. Datuk V.K.K Thiagarajan and Datin Indrani Thiagarajan his erstwhile employer. The new building is named Wisma Sri Kumarans.