September 19, 2020
CEO, Timezone India

Abbas Jabalpurwala -CEO for Timezone Entertainment Pvt Ltd has an extensive experience across industries encompassing skills in sales, marketing, distribution and retail. He started his career in 1996 with Arvind Brands as Sales Executive, during his six-year tenure he managed their distribution business for Mumbai – Newport, Excalibur, Flying Machine and Ruggers, he was designated as Area Sales Manager when he left the organisation to join SIFY to handle business development of Sify iWays in the west region which involved opening of new franchise across western India. At the time of his exit from Sify he was designated as Regional Manager.
 
He moved from franchising internet to location-based gaming considering the evolving retail scenario at that time by joining Timezone Entertainment in 2006 and has played a pivotal role in growing the network from 2 stores when he joined to 42 as on today. He was closely involved in all strategic decisions and their implementation.
 
His current role as CEO, Timezone India involves strategic and business expansion within the country. He constantly strives for channelizing the avenues to ensure that Timezone is the most favoured brand in the family entertainment sector.
 
He loves to read in his spare time and is an avid traveller. He is an alumnus of the Mumbai University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.