10-11
May 2017
India Shopping Centre Forum
Renaissance Hotel, Mumbai
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REDRAWING THE PROTOTYPE OF REAL ESTATE’S MOST PROMISING ASSET CLASS IN INDIA

India Shopping Centre Forum 2017 returns for its 10th edition, bringing together India’s leading businesses and professionals connected to the entire shopping centre design, leasing and management value chain to build strategies and partnerships and deliver superior shopper experiences in alignment with new technology and consumer behaviour paradigms.
If you’re connected to retail real estate development, leasing, management or marketing in any manner, this is the platform to join to truly comprehend the best ways to optimise this highly lucrative asset class in India.


Partners 2017

PARTICIPANTS 2017

Speakers 2017
Yogesher Sharma
Yogesher Sharma
Executive Director
Select Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.

An exemplary shopping centre professional, Mr. Yogeshwar Sharma is Executive Director at Select Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Sharma has successfully led the country’s most admired shopping centre, Select CITYWALK and has been with the organization for 10 eventful years since its inception. He has been responsible for various functions for Select CITYWALK starting from Leasing, Operations and now management of the Shopping Center. He is a 1996 batch pass out of Executive Masters in International Trade from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade(IIFT) and has educational qualifications and credentials in science, law, finance and shopping center leasing & management and believes his drive to lead the Company in best business policies. He has attended various executive management & development programs including educational programs held by International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) and also programs organized by MECSC in the middle East.

Mr. Sharma has been visiting faculty in several institutes including being a lead faculty in International Shopping Malls conference in Malaysia last year. He is recipient of several awards and industry recognitions such as Retail Icon Award from Asia Retail Congress and has been recognized as 50 most talented retail professionals of India by CMO Asia.

V. MUHAMMAD ALI
V. MUHAMMAD ALI
COO, Retail
Forum Malls (Prestige Estates Projects)

Heading the mall operations for Prestige Group, Areas of expertise in the field of Shopping Centre Development and management include strategy and product development, retail planning & design, tenant mix determination, mall zoning and centre leasing and operations post opening. Prestige Group has 5 malls in south India across Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Mangalore with 3 million sft GLA in operation. 5 more Malls are in the pipeline in Bangalore, Mysore, Kochi, & Mangalore; task involves running all the centres as an individual profit center.

15 years’ experience in Shopping Centre development, Leasing, Mall Operations and Mall Management.

Was part of the team who were assigned the Mall Development foray of Prestige Group in 2001 to plan and develop the first mall in India named The Forum Mall, Koramangala, Bangalore.

Have been instrumental in leasing and opening all the 5 shopping centres under the Forum Banner. Leased more than 3 million sft of GLA with 750 stores in 15 years.

Spearheaded the opening of the first Forum mall outside Bangalore in Chennai which is a mix use development of 1 million sft.

Been an active member of Retailers Association of India and an active participant in shaping the landscape of retail industry in various forums.

Sunil Shroff
Sunil Shroff
CEO – Malls
Viviana Mall (Sheth Developers)
Javier Sotomayor
Javier Sotomayor
Managing Director
Cinépolis India

Javier joined Cinépolis in 2002 and has worked in Mexico, Central America and India. He was appointed Managing Director of Cinépolis India in January 2013 and has been in Cinépolis India Board since 2007.

In his previous roles, Javier was in charge of the first international expansion of the company to Central America in 2002. Back in Mexico he was Global Director of Marketing from 2005 to 2007 and Global Director of Supply Chain in 2010. From 2011 to 2012 he served as Director of New Ventures, position in which he created and led Cinépolis low-budget cinema concept in Mexico, which accounts for more than 100 screens, so far.

Javier was part of the initial team of Cinépolis India, and was its Chief Executive Officer from October 2007 to December 2009.

Javier has over 20 years of experience in start-ups, marketing, business development, and strategic planning in the industries of retail, entertainment and financial services. He is an Industrial and Systems Engineer by ITESM, with an MBA degree from IPADE Business School.

He is married with three children. His interests include long distance running, reading, traveling and eating.

Bhavik Jhaveri
Bhavik Jhaveri
Founder
Ambab Infotech
B V Bharadwaja
B V Bharadwaja
Country Head India
CapitaLand Malls Asia
Anupam Tripasuri
Anupam Tripasuri
Vice President, Retail
Lodha Group

Anupam is a well known and seasoned retail professional with extensive experience from start up to operations of high quality malls. He joined us from Runwal Group, where he worked as CEO-Malls. Previously, he operated his own advisory firm and also worked with Kalpataru retail ventures, Numart property management service, and Inorbit Malls india, among others.

Vishal Mirchandani
Vishal Mirchandani
CEO
Retail and Commercial, Brigade Enterprises

Vishal Mirchandani has over 22 years of industry experience in retail, fashion & lifestyle and malls. Vishal has successfully served senior management positions at Shoppers Stop, Provogue & Prozone – as President of their joint venture with Capital Shopping Centres of UK, Madura Garments (Aditya Birla Group) as Business Head and now serves as CEO – Retail at the Brigade Group. Under Vishal’s leadership, the Brigade group plans to develop more than 3 million square feet of retail space within 4-5 years, the group has recently opened its first mall – Orion at Brigade Gateway, Bangalore.

Sanjeev Mehra
Sanjeev Mehra
VP, MALL OPERATIONS
South City Projects

A fourth generation retailer in the family business, worked with McDonald’s in the U.K. & sharpened his retail skills with the Apeejay Group heading the Oxford bookstore & Cha bar chain. Well versed in Sports marketing, having spent the first four years of his stint in India, setting up Tiger Sports Marketing,Spent four years in the appliances trade with IFB Industries understanding distribution networks across the country and specifically eastern India, both rural & urban. Extensive travel in China, with appreciation of the retail Infrastructure & the development of retail in China. Currently looking after The South City Mall, one of the India’s largest malls. Highly disciplined and extremely system oriented, a stickler for rules.

Shrirang Sarda
Shrirang Sarda
Chairman and MD
Sarda Group
Rajneesh Mahajan
Rajneesh Mahajan
ED
Inorbit Malls

Rajneesh brings with him more than 14 years of rich and diverse experience in Leasing, Business Development & Operations functions from real estate and retail industry. His experience in retail industry as a Retailer, Developer and Consultant helps him to approach subject from view point of all stake holders. In this position, he is responsible for Operations, Leasing, Business Development. Rajneesh has a passion for knowledge sharing and has written many articles. He has previously worked with Cushman and Wakefield and Barista Coffee Company Ltd.

Mukesh Kumar
Mukesh Kumar
VP
Infiniti Mall

Mukesh Kumar is a graduate from Ranchi University and Three years Diploma in Hotel Management, from IHM, Chennai. Certified General Manager by Ramada International University, Geneva. He is Senior Executive with close to 25 years of experience in P&L, Operations at Unit and Corporate level, Business development, International Tie up, Project Management, Facility Management and Start-up operations of Hotels, Resorts and Malls. Currently, handling the operation, marketing and leasing of Infiniti Malls in Mumbai.

M A Mehaboob
M A Mehaboob
Promoter and Director
HiLITE Builders

M.A. Mehaboob is the promoter and Director of Hi LITE Builders Private Limited, the foremost developer of premium homes, business and retail spaces. He has more than ten years experience in real estate and has been instrumental in conceptualising and executing the Focus Mall, the first mall in Kerala. And the group is also going to open the second and the best mall- HiLITE Mall in Calicut, Kerala, in this year. He is the Managing Director of Secura Investment Management India Pvt Ltd, the Investment Managers of First SEBI registered Shariah complied Venture Capital Fund in India – Secura India Real Estate Fund. He is also the President of CREDAI, Calicut.

M.A. Mehaboob was a practicing company secretary for ten years and the past Chairman of the Calicut Chapter of Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

M.A. Mehaboob is a B.Com graduate from University of Calicut and a fellow member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Abhishek Bansal
Abhishek Bansal
ED
Pacific Malls

Abhishek is the mainstay behind Pacific Group’s endeavor into retail real estate. One of the fastest growing realty and infrastructure developer, specializing in Real Estate, Hospitality and Education, the group has recently established their flagship shopping centre, Pacific, a million sq. ft. development in the heart of Delhi. With an experience of construction and management of the groups five operational shopping centres, Abhishek is currently involved in developing over 5 million sq.ft across major parts of North India like Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida, Dehradun etc.

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