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Post  Anand on Sat Aug 16, 2008 2:22 pm

B MADHIVANAN General Manager, ICICI Bank Ltd
Madhivanan Balakrishnan joined ICICI Bank in 1999 as head of marketing for ICICI Bank Credit Cards, and was a part of the team that launched the ICICI Bank card product in India (January 2000). He was promoted as business head for ICICI Bank Cards Center in the year 2002.

Madhivanan is a member of various advisory forums for the payment industry and is also associated with the RBI Committee on micro-payments. He has had his formal education in management from IIM Calcutta and joined ICICI Bank Cards Center with a strong background in sales and marketing and business development across consumer business companies, among them Pepsi Foods Ltd and Goodlass Nerolac Paints Ltd.
BA KODANDARAMA SETTY Chairman & Managing Director, VIVEKS BA Kodandarama Setty has developed Viveks from a 400-square-foot, single-store outfit into India's leading retailer of consumer durables. Setty plans to expand Viveks Group into a 200-store chain at national level in the next three years. He has been associated with the formation of Retailers Association of India (RAI).







BS NAGESH Managing Director & Customer Care Associate, Shoppers'Stop
A Master in management studies from Banaras Hindu University, BS Nagesh joined the K Raheja Group in 1991 to set up their retail business. Prior to joining Shoppers' Stop, Nagesh worked with Blow Plast, Orson and Corona. The vision of putting India on the retail map took him to apply for an IGDS (Intercontinental Group of Department Stores) membership, and Shoppers' Stop Limited is now a privileged member among other players like Selfridges, Karstadt, Manor, and Printemp. Nagesh has won scores of awards and titles over the past few years for vision and managerial expertise.

BHASKAR BHAT Managing Director, Titan Industries
Bhaskar Bhat, a Mechanical Engineering graduate from IIT, Madras, (1976), did his Post-graduation in Business Management from IIM Ahmedabad (1978). Most of his working experience has been in sales and marketing. Bhat started his career as a management trainee at Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co. Pvt. Ltd in 1978. After spending five years there, he joined the Tata Watch Project initiated at Tata Press Ltd. Since 1983 he has been associated with the Tata Watch Project, which later became Titan Watches Ltd and is now Titan Industries. At Titan, Bhaskar Bhat has handled sales and marketing, HR, international business and general managerial assignments. He took over the reins as managing director from April 1, 2002.

BIJAY SAHOO President & Chief People Officer, Reliance Retail
Bijay Sahoo has a rich experience of over 20 years in strategic talent management in multinational and leading national companies in India and abroad. In his earlier assignment, Sahoo was the senior vice president and global head - HR at Wipro Technologies, and a director on the board of Wipro Spectramind. He has good experience of setting up HR practices for startup organizations - IDBI Bank, Coopers and Lybrand HR Consulting Practice, several business divisions of Wipro Technologies, and now Reliance Retail. Sahoo is an Economics (Hons) Graduate, with Masters in Personnel Management.




BIJOU KURIEN President and Chief Executive Officer, Lifestyle, Reliance Retail
Bijou Kurien joined Reliance Retail division and heads the Lifestyle and Luxury verticals in the retail initiative. A postgraduate in Business Management, he graduated from Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur, in 1981. He joined Hindustan Lever Ltd as a management trainee and worked in sales, marketing and projects for six years. Kurien joined Titan Industries Ltd in 1987 and worked in various capacities - as regional manager, marketing controller, vice president - sales and marketing, and chief operating officer (Watch division).



BIPIN GURNANI Chief Executive Officer, Business Development Joint Venture, Future Group
Bipin Gurnani had earlier worked with Piramyd, joining them as general manager, operations, in 2001 and then graduating to the position of COO in 2005. He was responsible for operations, buying and merchandising, and logistics for Piramyd Megastore and TruMart. In total, Gurnani has over 12 years of experience in hospitality and six years in retail. Prior to joining Piramyd, he was with Taj Group of Hotels and Ramada Grand Hotel, Australia. Gurnani completed his graduation from Lucknow University and holds an Associate Diploma in Sales and Marketing from Australia. BIREN VAIDYA Managing Director, Egana India
Biren Vaidya took over as managing director, Egana India Pvt. Ltd, in 1999. Drawing on his experiences and introducing ingenuous new marketing ideas, Vaidya took the company from strength to strength, establishing it as a truly national brand with more than 250 stores across 40 cities.

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