Sanjay is the CEO – Lifestyle Business at Raymond Limited. The Lifestyle business comprises of the company’s core businesses namely Textiles, Apparel and Retail. Sanjay has worked across diverse industries such as consumer goods and services and brings with him a wealth of experience in business leadership and operational management.
Sanjay brings with him around two decades of work experience with 10 years in FMCG at Hindustan Unilever and has also worked with Nokia at Asia-Pacific and Global levels. He has led some of of the top Indian / Global brands – Vim, Cif, Domestos, Surf, Rin, Sunlight, Nokia,Reliance BIG Entertainment amongst others.
His strong consumer focus, executional excellence and innovative marketing initiatives have always ensured exponential growth in all his previous assignments. Sanjay has successfully led teams of varying size, structures, experience, locations, cultures, nationalitiesand with diverse skill sets.
Sanjay featured amongst “India’s 50 Most Powerful Brand Builders” in 2008 and for “CMO Council Award” in 2009-10 for brand excellence.
Prior to this, Sanjay was working with Reliance ADA Group where he performed leadership roles across different spheres over the last 8 years. At Reliance ADA Group, he held the position of the Group Head of Brand and Marketing and CEO of Reliance DTH. He was also National Head for Sales and Distribution at Reliance Communications.
Sanjay is an engineer from IIT BHU (Varanasi) and an MBA from Sydenham Institute of Management, Mumbai. He is also an avid enthusiast of technology and gadgets, a die-hard cricket aficionado and enjoys painting in his leisure time.