KM Wedding Events Management, Inc.,was incorporated in the State of Delaware, USA, in 2012. The company carries on with the matrimonial services and wedding services business, started by its Indian subsidiary KM Wedding Events Management (P) Ltd India, in 2004.
KM Wedding Events Management, Inc., uses popular mass mediums viz., visual media TV, web, print, contact centers and events effectively to offer matrimonial services. The chosen mediums, help its registered members, to easily identify the potential and prospective marriage proposals, leading to marriage.
The Kalyanamalai SUN TV Show is a novel way of taking the matrimonial services through the TV media. It is a visual presentation of brides and grooms on TV (SUN TV) which also includes a debate show on 'topics of social impact'. The 30 minutes TV show, Telecast on SUN TV on Sundays, is relished by millions of viewers globally.
In October 2013, the filming for the SUN TV show was held across 6 different US cities (New York, South Windsor Connecticut), New Brunswick, San Jose, Dallas and Houston), and attended by over 5,400 South Indian community members.
KM Wedding Events Management offers the Wedding Services under the brand
name Athithi'. The brand offers 15 different services such as food and
beverages, guest services, decorations, event planning and event
management, marriage rituals and more. In order to offer a total wedding
services management to its clients, Athithi intends to lease and/or own
wedding halls (physical infrastructure where a wedding is normally
conducted, similar to banquet halls of hotels). The company equipped
with excellent caterers, skilled labor, vendor supply chain network,
wedding hall owners network, sourcing strategy, proprietary recipe of
signature dishes, market intelligence, is top rated among the top
wedding service providers.
The company has already established a close rapport with various Indian
associations and other community based organizations in the USA. KM
Wedding Events Management with a customized and focussed approach is
looking forward to use the gained experience to set up offices in the
USA. The company in addition to providing customized matrimonial
services also has plans to provide wedding services for Indians to
conduct their family weddings in India or in the USA
Board of Directors
T.V.Mohan – Chairman and Founder
T.V.Mohan is the founding member of KM Wedding Events Management. He brings over 30 years of experience in the Matrimonial and Wedding event management business. He is responsible for the marketing and brand building for the company. Before starting the company in 2004, he had worked with Binny Mills from 1971 to 1981 in the accounts department. From 1981 to 1984, he ran his own fast food and ice cream businesses. Since 1984, Mr. Mohan has owned a wedding event management firm and has been involved in the coordination of weddings. From 1992 to 2000, he was a partner of a TV software export firm, Nataraj Exports Corporation, where he was involved in the production of TV Series and documentaries related to Indian culture and practice. Mr.Mohan's TV programs have been telecast over 15 countries across the globe and have been nominated for the National Pinnacle Award, one of the top awards for TV Serial production in the 80s. On account of Mr. Mohan’s leadership skills and extensive experience in matrimonial services, wedding event management, and TV production, he was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company.
Meera Nagarajan – President and CEO
Ms. Nagarajan is the Co-Founder, President, and CEO of KM Wedding Events Management. She is responsible for the overall management of the business. Ms.Nagarajan is also the editor of Kalyanamalai, a fortnightly magazine owned by the company. Ms. Nagarajan holds a masters degree in Public Administration, Economics and Hindi (India’s national language). Before co-founding KM Wedding Events Management, Ms. Nagarajan was doing freelance writing (since 1990 for leading Tamil magazines including Kalaimagal, Ananda Vikatan and Kumudam), teaching (from 1984 to 1988 for Vivekananda Vidhyalaya School & Hindu Vidhyalaya School), and directing various TV Series (since 1993) including ‘Festivals of India’, a multi-lingual program telecast in over 10 countries. Currently, Ms. Nagarajan directs only the Kalyanamalai TV program. Ms. Nagarajan was appointed as President and CEO of the Company because of her in depth knowledge of the culture, customs and language of India and her experience as a writer and TV producer.
V.Vijaya Bhaskar – CFO
As Chief Financial Officer, Vijaya Bhaskar has been responsible for Finance and Operations for KM Wedding Events Management. Vijay supervises the finance unit and reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He assists in all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to business planning, budgeting, forecasting and securing of new funding. Mr. Bhaskar also handles the technology for the company including automation of operations, online services as well as back office support and services. Prior to KM Wedding Events Management, Mr. Bhaskar worked for Info Plus Technologies from 2006 to 2007 as Head of Indian Operations.