Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Ameesha started her career in retail over 23 years ago, with rich experience in various department and specialty stores, lifestyle and value formats. She has worked with organizations such as Tesco Hindustan Wholesaling, Aditya Birla Retail Ltd, Crossword Bookstores Ltd, SWATCH Group and Shoppers Stop. Her understanding of the retail environment as well as her empathy with the front-end associates is the result of her personal journey from the shop floor to the being the Head of Buying. At TRRAIN, she has overall responsibility for all its initiatives and is a role model and mentor to the enthusiastic, young team.
Director of Finance & Livelihood Programs
TRRAIN relies on Nancy, its very own finance wizard, for funds mobilization for its various initiatives. She has been with TRRAIN since inception and was actively involved in structuring and registering the organization. Among her educational qualifications, Nancy holds a PGDBA from ITM, Bangalore and a CFA (Advanced Diploma in Business Finance) from ICFAI University. Prior to TRRAIN, she spent several years handling private client portfolios at HSBC InvestDirect and Kotak AMC. After this extensive corporate experience, contributing to a non-profit comes as a welcome change and motivator to her.
Harit Nagpal is the Managing Director & CEO of Tata Sky Ltd., a joint venture of the Tata Group, 21CF and Temasek.Before joining Tata Sky in August 10, he was the Group Marketing Director of Vodafone plc based at Vodafones global headquarters in London.
Harit followed his graduation in Chemical Engineering with an MBA from FMS at Delhi, which he completed in 1985. In addition to the 9 years with Vodafone, during his 30 years of professional career, he has also worked with Shoppers Stop, Pepsi, Marico and Lakme in various leadership positions in fields like Sales, Exports, Operations and Marketing.
With a Masters in Business Administration from Boston University, Rohit worked in Forex banking in London for 2 years before joining Contract India, a part of the WPP Group in 1990.
Besides leading the strategic planning function for Contract nationally, Rohit also heads Core Consulting, the strategic business & marketing consulting division of Contract.
Pinaki is the Sector Leader for Consumer Products and Retail (CPR) for EY in India. As a part of this role, he is responsible for leading the firms Integrated go-to-market and client service strategies for the CP and Retail clients in India.
He is also the MSL for CPR in EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa), responsible for helping the growth in the sector through solutions and accounts.
Ms. Deshpande is Senior Managing Director for New Enterprise Associates (India) Pvt. Ltd based in Mumbai. Prior to joining NEA, she was with ICICI venture for years.
Shalini Kamath Human Resources career spans close to a decade and half with Group HR Head positions for Chevron Texaco India (Oil & Gas), Star India (Media & Entertainment), KPMG India (Consulting, Audit & Taxation) and Ambit Holdings (Financial Services & Investment Banking). Currently, Shalini Kamath is an Independent Director on the Boards of Borosil Glassworks Ltd. and Graphite India Ltd. She is also the Past Chairperson for FICCI – Women on Corporate Boards Mentorship program.
Mr. Puri is the Chairman of ANAROCK Property Consultants Private Limited, Based
in Mumbai; he currently oversees a team of 750+ across India. Earlier, Anuj was
responsible for overall direction, strategy and growth of Jones Lang LaSalle India
(JLL) largest real estate services company overseeing a team of over 9000
employees in 11 cities.
Suhas Tuljapurkar is the Managing Partner of Legasis Partners, a law firm having offices in Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Delhi. He is also founder director of Legasis Services Private limited a legal support services provider (including IT-enabled legal support services), having global delivery centre at Pune
CEO IPG Media Brands India, manages the second largest media agency group that includes Lodestar UM, Initiative Media, BPN, Reprise, Interactive Avenues, Media brands Rapport & Magna Global in India. Mr Shashi also is actively involved in various industry bodies such as the Advertising Standards Council of India, the Advertising Agencies Association of India, Audit Bureau of Circulation, The AD Club of which he is the past president and chairing the technical committee of the BARC.
Ms. Mehta, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, has, over the years, handled multiple responsibilities and dealt with diverse business situations. After heading her family printing ink business as CEO fro 10 years, she moved to teaching as part-time faculty in various business schools in Mumbai. Since December 1, 2010, she has moved back to her role as Operations Director at the Kherwadi Social Welfare Association.
Ms. Hariharan is a senior professional in the Insurance and Financial Services space in India. She has spent 16 years in various capacities with companies such as Swiss Re, Deutsche Bank and KPMG Consulting. She is currently a Director with Vidal Healthcare Private Limited which provides health management solutions to Corporates. jh
Ms. Hariharan is a senior professional in the Insurance and Financial Services space in India. She has spent 16 years in various capacities with companies such as Swiss Re, Deutsche Bank and KPMG Consulting. She is currently a Director with Vidal Healthcare Private Limited which provides health management solutions to Corporates.
Mr. B. S. Nagesh
Our founder, Mr. B. S. Nagesh, is one of the pioneers of modern retail and has more than 35 years of experience in retail. He is a firm believer of the philosophy of 25 years of learning, 25 years of earning and 25 years of giving back. TRRAIN (Trust for Retailers and Retail Associates of India) is his way of giving back to the industry that gave him so much over the course of a rewarding career.