Biography: Santiago Martin, Chairman
Martin Lottery Agencies Ltd.
At 40, Mr. Santiago Martin has over 20 years of
experience in the lottery business. From a small shop, the first generation
entrepreneur has made Martin Lottery Agencies Ltd. into a flourishing business,
employing over 300 persons and developing 250 stockists all over the country.
Established in 1988 for distributing lotteries of
various social organizations, MLAL was incorporated in 1991. With acumen for
competitive bidding, it secured the distributorships of many State Lotteries.
Having developed a vast marketing network of Dealers, Stockists and Agents,
largely in Maharashtra, Punjab, Southern and North Eastern States including
West Bengal, it has sustained its leadership in the lottery business through
innovations in the marketing and operations, aiming at an annual growth of
100%. Now Mr. Martin has been investing in his new technology business to bring
out more innovative and exciting games to his customers.
In personal life, Mr.Martin belives in high thinking
and simple living, devoting himself to the development of his core business and
human resource. He currently holds the position of Treasurer of All india
Federation of Lottery Trade and Allied Industries.
I-T Raid Unearths Biggest Taxpayer;
Lottery Operator Forced to Pay Rs 19 crore
(April 6, 2010) Reports indicate Santiago Martin has been forced to pay
an unbelievable Rs 19 crore after an income tax raid..