This report provides a unique and comprehensive analysis of the company Global, Regional and National Tobacco Players: Godfrey Phillips India, including the corporate profile, organisation structure, financial data, and competitive positioning. The analysis also details the organisation's history, merger and acquisition activity, licensing agreements, brand portfolio, as well as an assessment of competitive performance, strengths and weaknesses and current and future strategies.
Godfrey Phillips India Ltd (GPI) is one of the coountry's oldest tobacco companies, being established in 1936. Its first owned manufacturing facilities opened in 1944 and it is currently the second ranking player in the Indian market with 15% of domestic sales. The company has its headquarters in New Delhi and is 25.1% owned by Philip Morris International. GPI is locally managed by KK Modi, whose Modi Group holds a 47% stake in the concern.