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Post  Anand on Sat Aug 16, 2008 2:21 pm

ADARSH GUPTA Executive Director, Liberty Shoes Ltd
Adarsh Gupta, executive director, Liberty Shoes Ltd., scripted the future of Liberty Shoes over the last 20 years. An avid learner and a commerce graduate from Kurukshetra University in Haryana, Adarsh has a diploma in footwear design from ARS Sutoria Institute, Milan, Italy. Widely travelled, he understands the global business scene quite emphatically. The first in his family to look beyond the footwear business, with his Liberty Bathroom Solutions the new company will offer quality-driven customers the finest in luxurious bathroom products.
AJJAY BIJLI Managing Director, PVR Ltd
A Harvard Business School alumnus and Hindu college graduate, Ajjay Bijli has provided tremendous impetus to the PVR expansion agenda. The company's unconsolidated total income was Rs 1,078.4 million in fiscal 2006. As of July 2006, PVR Ltd comprised 18 cinemas with a total of 70 screens spread over Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Lucknow and Indore.
AJAY KHANNA Executive Director-Retail, DLF Universal
Ajay Khanna is currently with DLF Universal Ltd, as executive director - retail. Earlier to this, he was working as CEO with JK Corp. Ltd. He started his career as advertising trainee with Lintas, and subsequently worked with Dunlop India Ltd as zonal manager/head office, profit centre head.AJAY MEHRA Chief Operating Officer, Times Retail
After completing his MBA, Ajay Mehra joined Lakme Ltd from Tata Group as management trainee. Thereafter, he joined Trent Ltd, the Tata retail foray, as vice president - marketing, with responsibility of setting up the Westside chain of stores. Since November 2000, he has been working as COO, Times Retail, a division of Bennett Coleman & Co., as head of business. Ajay completed a senior executive course at Chevening (British Council) Scholar at Manchester Business School, UK. He is currently a member of the National Retailing Committee of CII.



AKHIL CHATURVEDI Managing Director, Provogue Ltd
He is a science graduate and holds a Masters degree in Management Studies from SP Jain Institute of Management Studies. Akhil Chaturvedi is the founder member of Provogue (India) Limited and is currently looking after corporate planning, technology and supply chain function of the company. Akhil plays a key role in all HR and legal matter related to the company business. He has varied experience in marketing FMCG products and worked with leading MNCs and Indian companies including Wimco Ltd, Balsara and Ion Exchange India. He has also worked with the UK-based Coopers and Lybrands Consulting Group on brand strategies.

ALOKE BANERJEE Chief Executive Officer, Total Home Expres​sion(a division of S Kumars Nationwide Ltd) Aloke Banerjee handles the entire domestic business, which includes marketing, sales, supply chain management, production and outsourcing, as well as financials. Earlier to this, he was head of domestic business at Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Aloke had joined Tata Tea Ltd in 1992 and spent eight years there, growing from a management trainee to the sales and marketing manager. In 2000 he joined Britannia Industries Ltd as the group product manager.

ANAGGH DESAI Chief Executive Officer, Damas
Anaggh Desai joined Gitanjali Gems Ltd in 2005 as the group president, marketing & commercial. His job function covers corporate planning, marketing and all commercial activities of the group with emphasis on processes, governance, distribution channels and new initiative management. His 18-year career covers a broad spectrum of industries - right from market research, hospitality and mail order, to courier and logistics, travel and dotcom. Anaggh holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and a post-graduate degree in Marketing Management from the University of Baroda, Gujarat.

ANDREAS GELLNER Managing Director, adidas India Andreas Gellner is managing director of adidas India from 2004. He is responsible for managing the overall business of adidas in India, and aims to take the brand to a leadership position in the growing Indian market. In 2000, Gellner became one of the youngest-ever managing directors of adidas as the MD of adidas Malaysia. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Portland State, US, and a university degree in Business from Stuttgart, Germany.



ANDREW LEVERMORE Chief Executive Officer, Hypercity Andrew Levermore, a South African, with retail career spanning over 23 years in both luxury and value retail, is CEO of HyperCity. He is responsible for the entire gamut of operations at Hypercity. Prior to joining K Raheja Corp., Andrew was in executive buying and merchandising management, with Macro, South Africa. Earlier to this, Levermore was managing director of Guys & Girls, a fashion chain trading across five southern African countries, followed by his next assignment as managing director of The Hub, a department store chain, and Sheet Street a homeware chain, both located in South Africa.

ANINDYA MUKHERJEE Senior Vice President, Sonodyne International Ltd
Anindya Mukherjee joined Sonodyne International Ltd in 1999, and today he is the senior vice president. Earlier to this, he was responsible for quality control and process management with Ford in Ohio.
ANUJ PURI Managing Director, Trammel Crow Meghraj Property Consultants
Anuj Puri has over 15 years of experience in multidisciplinary consulting, ranging from real estate to social development projects. He has handled projects in information technology, tourism, commercial, retail, leisure and entertainment, and housing sectors. Anuj is with Chesterton Meghraj since 1997. He is responsible for company operations in India and also reports to shareholders in the United Kingdom. Earlier on, he worked as management accountant in his firm Anuj Puri & Associates, New Delhi, and did a stint as chartered loss adjuster in Colin Farley & Associates, UK.
ARUN MAHAJAN Managing Director, Style Spa Furniture Ltd
A banker by profession, Arun Mahajan has been associated with KK Birla group for the last eight years. During the last three years, he has been heading the furniture business of the group as managing director, Style Spa Furniture Ltd (formerly Gautier India Ltd) and Indian Furniture Products Ltd. There has been substantial growth in the business during the period, which also saw the smooth transition of brand change from Gautier to Style Spa.ARVIND K SINGHAL Chairman, Technopak Arvind Singhal started his career with DCM Group, thereafter taking on the mantle of managing director at KSA Technopak. Currently, he is the chairman of Technopak. Singhal is an active participant at various professional associations and industry fora, and is also a regular contributor to various publications. He has given guest lectures at various institutions in India including IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Lucknow, Indian School of Business - Hyderabad, MDI - Gurgaon, NIFT - Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIT Delhi, and NID - Ahmedabad.

ASHISH CHORDIA Chief Executive Officer, Thanks
Ashish Chordia, chief executive officer/founder of THANKS, has played a significant role in transforming luxury retail in India. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science from Marshall School of Business (University of Southern California), he started working with Deloitte in the management consulting field, based in the United States of America. Chordia entered the luxury goods business by acquiring exclusive rights from renowned European luxury companies and began to establish the foundation of a luxury conglomerate, which would retail luxury products including but not limited to: cars, yachts, super bikes, fashion articles, and jewellery.
AZIZ MERCHANT Director, Brandz International Inc. UAE
He is a B.Engg (hons) and has done his MBA in Marketing from the United Kingdom. Aziz Merchant is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. He has worked with Chalhoub Group, the Middle East luxury goods retailer and distributor, for eight years as strategy and business development consultant. Aziz facilitated mergers and acquisitions of international brands for the Middle East as well as the subcontinent, both at distribution and retail levels. Aziz founded Brandz International Inc., a channel management company offering solutions for market entry, market penetration, and market reposition on representation basis.

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