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Vishal Thakkar Gets Recognised With Young Leader-40 Under 40 Award by The Brand Story

Updated on: 28 May,2024 07:01 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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, Mr. Thakkar has rapidly propelled the company to prominence.

Vishal Thakkar Gets Recognised With Young Leader-40 Under 40 Award by The Brand Story

Vishal Thakkar

Vishal Thakkar, Managing Director, Cloud9 Beverages gets recognised as Young Leader - 40 Under 40 at the Indian Brand and Leadership Conclave 2024 by The Brand Story for being a visionary leader who has captivated the youth market by promoting Cloud9 Beverages as a leading energy drink.

India’s economic resilience is led by businesses committed to progress by overcoming various challenges that may arise on the path. These brands not only contribute to economic growth but also promote a happier, more cohesive society. The Brand Story has always worked to play a role in recognizing and promoting such organizations and acknowledging their exceptional contributions. At the Indian Brand and Leadership Conclave 2024, The Brand Story showcased businesses excelling in various fields, driving growth and development. This celebration not only applauds the achievements of these businesses but also underscores their significance in shaping India's trajectory toward a better future.

Vishal Thakkar epitomizes visionary entrepreneurship as the Managing Director of Cloud9 Beverages, a pioneering energy drink company focused on captivating the youth market and transforming the beverage industry. With a strategic vision aimed at engaging a youthful audience and carving out a niche in the energy drink segment, Mr. Thakkar joined Cloud9 in 2016. Now, under the age of 40, he is committed to elevating Cloud9 to unprecedented heights by extending its reach and brand ethos beyond India’s borders. 

Since joining Cloud9, Mr. Thakkar has rapidly propelled the company to prominence. When he started, Cloud9 had only four stock-keeping units (SKUs) and one production unit. In just eight years, the company expanded to over 16 SKUs and established four major production plants. This expansion has enabled Cloud9 to cater to a broader market, emphasizing Mr. Thakkar’s strategic prowess and vision. Today, Cloud9’s products are available in over 30,000 stores and 5,000 wine shops across India, with prestigious placements in exclusive hotels, restaurants, and pubs. Mr. Thakkar’s dedication to crafting high-quality, refreshing beverages at affordable prices, while prioritizing customer health and satisfaction, underscores his commitment to excellence. His dynamic leadership style, characterized by innovation, resilience, and a relentless pursuit of success, inspires his team to push boundaries and uphold the company’s mission with utmost dedication. 

Under Mr. Thakkar’s leadership, Cloud9 fosters a collaborative environment where every team member feels valued and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives and skills. He believes in the importance of open communication, active listening, and empathy in his interactions with team members. This approach ensures that he understands their needs and concerns while providing clear direction and support. For Vishal Thakkar, leadership within his organization embodies the art of inspiring, guiding, and empowering individuals to collectively achieve the company’s shared vision and goals. He encourages transparent communication to promptly address issues and prevent them from escalating, creating an environment where team members feel comfortable expressing their concerns and grievances openly.

As the Managing Director of Cloud9 Beverages, Mr. Thakkar has faced numerous leadership challenges throughout his journey to success, but his commitment to growth has remained steadfast. He prioritizes core values such as innovation, quality, integrity, and sustainability, which he believes are integral to the ethos and success of Cloud9. His primary goal has always been to instill a sense of exceptional quality, creativity, and authenticity among customers. Mr. Thakkar ensures that Cloud9’s financial reports reflect their impact on social and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, including tracking and reporting on investments made in community development, environmental sustainability efforts, and other socially responsible activities. This commitment to social responsibility is a testament to his holistic approach to business growth. 

Dr. Abhay Kaushik, Director and Editor-in-Chief, The Brand Story said “In a short span, Mr. Thakkar’s leadership and dedication have propelled Cloud9 Beverages to significant heights. His dynamic and innovative leadership style sets a benchmark for aspiring entrepreneurs who wish to achieve new heights in their careers. Vishal Thakkar’s visionary approach and unwavering commitment to excellence make him a deserving candidate for recognition as a Young Leader - 40 Under 40.” Mr. Siddesh Pathre, Managing Partner, The Brand Story said “Through Mr. Vishal Thakkar’s efforts, Cloud9 Beverages is not only a market leader in the energy drink segment but also a symbol of how strategic vision, innovation, and commitment to core values can drive a company to remarkable success. Vishal Thakkar’s journey from joining a fledgling company to leading it to national prominence exemplifies the impact of visionary leadership in the modern business landscape. The Brand Story is proud to honour Vishal Thakkar with the Young Leader - 40 Under 40 award.”   

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