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.
Co-Founder & CEO, Ameesha Prabhu shoulders the responsibility of nurturing the initiatives taken up by the Trust for Retailers and Retail Associates of India (TRRAIN) as its Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer. Her passion for retail emerged over 28 years ago when she began her career as a shop floor associate to becoming the Head of Buying. She embraces technology with ease and has been involved in many Retail Technology Implementations. Deriving from her personal journey in retail, she has a well-rounded understanding of the retail environment as well as empathy with the front-end associates. She relishes opportunities to share her insights with aspiring retail professionals and entrepreneurs. At TRRAIN, she is responsible for incubating, developing & nurturing the various projects which directly impact the life of a retail associate. She likes working with the retail fraternity, and is a role model and mentor to the enthusiastic, young team at TRRAIN.
At TRRAIN, we strongly believe in transparency, governance, compliance, integrity and perpetuity. Vistra ITCL (India) Ltd has been hence appointed the sole corporate trustees to TRRAIN.
Vistra ITCL (India) Limited (Vistra ITCL) is the largest independent corporate trustee in India and was formerly known as IL&FS Trust Company Limited. Vistra ITCL offers a multitude of trustee services across debentures and bonds, private equity and alternate funds and bank lending. They offer corporate formation and market entry services, due diligence, enforcement and monitoring services to both domestic and foreign entities including banks, financial institutions, corporates, funds, governments, insurance companies, non-profit organisations and high net worth individuals.
Vistra ITCL is advised by a team of advisory board members who meet every quarter to provide strategic direction and check process on the objects of the trust.
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. Despande is Senior Managing Director for MegaDelta Capital Advisors LLP based in Mumbai. Prior to joining MegaDelta Capital Advisors LLP she was associated with NEA & ICICI ventures.
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. 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.
Current Positions held:
Director - Creative Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd.
Director - Creative Casual (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Director - Creative Garments Pvt. Ltd.
Director - Gini and Jony, Director - Kamadgiri Fashions Ltd.
Other Positions held:
Chief Mentor – Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI)
Immediate Past President – Clothing Manufacturers Association of India. (CMAI)
Immediate Past President – International Apparel Federation (IAF) (Netherlands)
National Council Member – Retailers Association of India
Board Member – Apparel Export Promotion Council
Chairman - India Garment Fair Association (IGFA)
Chairman - Advisory Board – School of Fashion Technology, Pune
Advisory Board Member - Fashion Program, Anant University, Ahmedabad
Advisory Board – Neeta Lulla School of Fashion
Advisory Board - Trust for Retail and Retail Associates of India (TRRAIN)
Trustee: Sadhana Education Society
Trustee: Rotary Club of Bombay Mid Town.
Chief Mentor - CMAI.
Shivani Mehta is the Senior Director of Kherwadi Social Welfare Association