Rivoli Group, DubaiDec 2006- Present
Currently working as a Brand Manager (Middle east) at Rivoli Group, a retailer of luxury brand in Dubai, since 2006.
Responsible for the handling the over all launch of the retail chain with 35 doors in the whole of Middle East catering the mass / mass premium segment with the Name “ Value time”. Where job role includes, setting up the new shops, Media planning, Brand portfolio management from the scratch, P&L for the chain.
Additional responsibilities include inventory planning, setting up system and processes for the efficient stock control and management, sales, forecasting and budget planning, relationship management and media mix and planning. Some of the Major brands handled are D&G, DKNY, Timex, CAT, JLO, Kenneth Cole, Fila, Hugo Boss, Mango, and Timberland.
Titan Industries India Pvt LtdOct 2005 – Nov 2006
Served as a Business Development Manager for Titan Industries India Pvt Ltd, (A Group of TATA Incorporation, which is the 4th largest Manufacture of watches in the world and has distribution in 45 countries) from 2005 to 2006. At Titan Industries, was in charge of the retail expansion, operations and business models of the stores, supermarkets and malls, It was more of Strategy based role where the responsibility included to make the rolling business plan for the retail on 5 year basis.
Levis Strauss India Pvt LtdJune 2003 – Oct 2005
Served as a Channel Activation Manager (EBO’s) at Levis Strauss India Pvt Ltd, from 2003 to 2005. At Levis Strauss I was accountable for the whole of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Maldives. Where responsibility included to look after the business growth and profitability, sales, accounts, retail-marketing budget and consumer equity for the brands in an exclusive channel andwas handling all the three brands, Levi's, Dockers and Sykes
My core competency includes sales, business development and planning, and implementing distribution strategy.
Madura Garments (A Div of Aditya Birla group), IndiaJune 2000 – June 2003
Served as a Retail executive (North India), From June 2000 to June 2003. The key responsibilities included operations management for the exclusive showrooms, negotiating for the new showrooms, local level media planning (dealing with advt agency like McCann), maintaining the Return on investment of the franchisee, working on profitability targets apart from sales target, stock inventory management.