Chennai Retail Summit

Speaker 2018

RAGHU RAJAGOPALAN

President - COO, Max Fashion India

Max Fashion, a division of Dubai based retail giant Landmark Group, has pioneered the concept of value retailing in the country. Launched in the Middle East in 2004, Max is today the Largest Value fashion brand in India with 250+ stores, over 2.2 million square feet and patronaged by 19 million customers. Max has bagged the most valued retail brand award, continuously for the past 3 years by Images Retail Forum.

As the COO of Max Fashion in India, Raghu is currently responsible for the Business operations and reports to the Executive Director, Mr. Shital Mehta . As a COO, Raghu steers the delivery of business productivity synergizing the Retail operations, Marketing, Supply chain and planning functions. In addition, Raghu also drives organization’s expansion plans in the country as per business strategy put forward.

With an illustrious career spanning 3 decades plus, Raghu has a rich and diverse experience in Commercial, Finance, Logistics and Business management in the Consumer Durables, Luggage and Retail sectors in India. Raghu started his career with BPL Group wherein he handled various functions in the Commercial & Finance domain in multiple SBUs. He was part of the GIRODANO Travel Gear launched in India (2004) and Home Town concept (2006)

Raghu supported the launch of “Easybuy”, a newly launched value apparel concept in setting its foot print in India and overseeing the Finance & Commercial functions. Easybuy currently has more than 50 stores and present in SPAR Hypermarket stores and targeting Rs 250 Cr T.O in its second year of operations.

Raghu holds Post Graduate Degrees in Commerce from Madras University and Business Administration from Annamalai University.