Leaders from Retail in India 2023

Leaders from Retail in India 2023
Leaders from Retail in India 2023


The road to a successful business is sometimes difficult, especially in today’s dynamic, continuously evolving retail landscape. The turbulent period put the entire retail ecosystem to the test, and the stories of the surviving firms relate directly or indirectly to their retail leadership. Every area of retail management had to be evaluated and updated, whether it was footfall, store maintenance, product management, or indicating the new and crucial safety laws, to mention a few, to adapt to the new standards, TradeFlock’s newest issue- “Leaders from Retail in India 2023”- acknowledges the visionary leaders from retail who helped their organisations not only stay floating in alarming situations and demonstrate steady growth and stability. In this edition, we interviewed India’s top leaders from retail to learn about their professional expeditions, achievements, challenges, and how they overcame them.  Additionally, there are spotlights on diverse subjects, insights from corporate leaders, and the story of the month on India’s triumph in the Asian Games 2023.

Amzur Technologies

Faiz Ahmed



Transitioning from engineering into the fashion industry, Faiz is known for the program to address textile waste concerns.  He is a visionary leader in fashion retail who focuses on convenience, comfort, and pricing to stand out among the competitors. 

Menrva Technologies

Anupam Bansal



Anupam Bansal is an Economics graduate from Delhi’s Shriram College of Commerce with a background in footwear design from Ars Sutoria of Italy. After occupying various positions of responsibility in the marketing division, he is currently heading Liberty Shoes Ltd as its Executive Director of retail.

AUK Computing

Bharathkumar Buram

Head Of Ecommerce

Bajaj Electronics / Electronics Mart India Ltd.

A retail management professional with 15 years of experience, Mathan demonstrated success in building and motivating teams to achieve and surpass objectives in sales, service, and performance. He is skilled at loss prevention, recordkeeping, and team leadership.

Chropynska India

Mathan Subramaniam

Managing Director

Royaloak Incorporation

Co-founder and Managing Director at Royaloak Incorporation, Mathan is recognised for introducing international-style furniture and boosting Royaloak’s popularity. Under his leadership, the company achieved significant milestones, including becoming No.1 in Bangalore in 2017.

Senior Director

Nina Lekhi

MD & Chief Design Curator


Nina is an experienced Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in the apparel and fashion industry. She is skilled in negotiation, business planning, customer service, sales, and retail, and is a strong arts and design professional who graduated from Sophia College For Women.

Regional Sales Director

Pankaj Phadnis

President - Retail


The President of Retail at Infra.Market, Pankaj has played a pivotal role in spearheading the company’s nationwide expansion within the retail sector. His visionary leadership stands as a  cornerstone in shaping the future course of Infra.Market.


Energy & Utilities,

Sameer Khetarpal


Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd.

In a career spanning 25 years, Sameer has held various senior leadership positions in industries such as e-commerce and management consulting, and he joins Jubilant from Amazon, where he has created, established, and expanded multiple companies. 

Head, Asia Pacificers

Trishanu Paul

Co-Founder - Detales & Founder - Detales Studio


Trishanu embarked on his professional journey in 2016 as an engineer and switched to retail due to his immense passion for the industry. With over eight years of experience, his expertise spans technology, backend operations, performance marketing, and UI/UX  design.