Sanjeev Rao

Director - Business Development, Raymond,

Sanjeev Rao is the Director – Business Development at Raymond. He is a forward-focused entrepreneurial visionary and change agent with achievements embellished record in turning organizational goals into reality. He is also a solutions and customer-focused high impact retail leader with profound and broad expertise in all aspects of retail operations and management including handling core teams of large retail units.

Sanjeev Rao’s resumé reads like a roll call of India’s most noteworthy multi-channel, multi-format retail conglomerates. From Music World (owned at the time by the erstwhile RPG Group) to Planet M to Jubilant Retail (at Total Mall and Hypermarket), Aditya Birla Retail and Landmark Group, he has dipped his fingers in almost every function of the pie – marketing, operations, management, business development and location strategy.

With a quarter of a century in the industry behind him, Sanjeev Rao believes he is particularly well placed to exemplify best practices in the cardinal rule of smart retailing: Location, location and location. He has worked with retail giants such as Aditya Birla, Jubilant Group, Future Group, Times Retail and RPG Retail and has also won awards for contributions to retail sector. Rao has completed his ADP – Business Administration and Management from Wharton Business School.