CEO, Ethos Ltd.
Yasho Saboo is an entrepreneur. As the main functionary of the Saboo Business Group, he has played key role in its growth in chosen business areas. He started his career as Director of Groz – Beckert Saboo Ltd., Chandigarh, and remained the Managing Director of GBS for many years. He founded Kamla Dials and Devices Limited, now called KDDL Limited, and now a global manufacturer and exporter of watch dials and watch hands. He also founded Saboo Berlac, now Saboo Coatings Limited, in the business of specialty paints & coatings. In 2003, he founded Ethos SUMMIT, now India’s largest retail chain of luxury and premium watch retail stores. In 2006 he set up a precision stamping business, EIGEN Engineering in Bangalore.
Saboo has been the founder member of AIFHI, and recently he has taken over as the President of All India Federation of Horological Industries. He is a Charter Member of TIE Chandigarh, and a member of the think-tank of the World Entrepreneurs Forum. Mr. Saboo was the Chairman of CII Chandigarh Council for the year 2002 – 03.
He is also the founder member of YTTS, an NGO involved with running various school programmes for underprivileged youth.
He studied Economics at St. Stephens College, Delhi, and did his MBA from IIM, Ahmadabad.
He enjoys reading, music, and is self-taught aficionado of wine, discovering the pleasures of wine on his business trips. He has participated in wine tastings in Switzerland and France. In 1983 he founded the Chandigarh Wine Club.