Director, Mr. Vikas Gutgutia
He brought to life an astonishing idea that transformed into a successful business venture. In 1994, Vikaas Gutgutia curated India’s premier brand of floral solutions- Ferns N Petals. Pursuing a simple course of education in his native place, Vikaas always had a keen desire of making big in life. Creative in his thoughts and ambitious by nature, he began paving a career for himself. This maestro had a firm belief in his vision and has proved his mettle to the world as Founder of Ferns N Petals.
Twenty one years back, a first-generation businessman embarked his journey by providing bespoke and finest floral solutions. Successful execution of the idea is what separates the dreamers from the entrepreneurs. Today, seen in almost every corner of every city, FNP has made a mark and has pioneered the concept of organized flower market in India. Not just for the retailing of flowers and gifts, but also to make moments special for loved ones, the first-in-India floral brand boasts of 200 outlets in 85 cities nationwide and delivers across 155 countries worldwide. This is the largest in flower delivery sector.
Mr. Gutgutia over the period of time has been able to deep seat his baby project into nine verticals namely, Ferns N Petals Retail and Franchising, FNP E-commerce-India & UAE, FNP Weddings & Events- India, Floral Touch-India & UAE, FNP Gardens, FNP Flagship Store, Wedding Design Hub, FNP Select and giftsbymeeta.com. With his persistent efforts and desire to create an exceptional brand, he brought a new edge to the flower gifting and wedding decor in the country. With a varied array of prestigious national and international awards to its credit, Ferns N Petals has established a robust foothold globally.
Mr. Pawan Gadia, CEO
Born in the cultural capital of India, Pawan Gadia hails Kolkata’s immense creative energy. An under graduate from Kolkata University, the intellectual mind has altered the face of retail as well as online floral and gifting industry in India. He joined Ferns N Petals in 2001 to create a robust business prospectus, today he has achieved an unparalleled leadership position in the floral retail segment in a span of 15 years! Changing the league of retail and e-commerce at FNP and capitalizing on innovation to transform the growth landscape, Pawan Gadia, the Chief Executive Officer- Retail & Online, perceives the role of his company as that of a pioneer in the retail business of the floral industry.
In 2002, he started the e-commerce division and is responsible for managing its operations in India and abroad. Today www.fnp.com is the country’s leading online floral and gifting portal. When he joined in 2001, the brand had only 7 franchised outlets. In 2002, he strategized and incorporated the retail and franchising wing of the company. He formulated various franchise offerings by creating support mechanism to sustain and monitor the same.
Today, FNP is the largest floral retail chain in the world having a staggering network of 200 outlets pan India. With 30 years of enriching work experience, he strongly believes in empowering his team to become efficient future CEOs and letting them take ownership of their work.