Vineet Gautam
Country Head, Bestseller India

Mr. Vineet Gautam’s career has been characterized by inspiring accomplishments. A retail virtuoso, Vineet Gautam is currently the Country Head of Bestseller India; which is the leading Danish clothing company which operates largely throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Canada. In India, Bestseller is present under the brand names: Jack & Jones, ONLY, & Vero Moda.

He augments his current designation with his expertise in retail industry, fashion retail background and education. Mr. Gautam joined Bestseller in January 2010 and is leading the business and strategy for the brand in India. The fashion retail industry is competitive and a place to display strength and power complemented with understanding and foresight, qualities which Mr. Gautam excels at. His forte includes operations from Marketing to Brand Management to Business development. In a span of 5 years Mr. Vineet’s vision for making Bestseller Brands the fastest going brands in India has come through. This purely attributes to his passion, guidance and leadership that JACK & JONES, ONLY & VERO MODA are most preferred fashion brands today.

Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Gautam led the team at United Colors of Benetton and handled retail and business development for all brands under UCB. He also headed Retail vertical for Idea Cellular where he had implemented the complete retail strategy for the Telecom giant. He has also worked for Wills Lifestyle as Operations Manager, Café Coffee Day, Domino’s Pizza and Nirula’s. A Hotel Management Graduate from IHM-Delhi; he has more than 15 years of experience in the Retail and Marketing sector.

Aiming for Bestseller to be India’s topmost fashion retail house, Mr. Gautam believes in facing every new challenge with grit, dignity and humility. In his free time, Mr. Gautam loves to indulge in some adventure sports and go travelling with his wife.

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Focussed Retail Committee Trusted Shop: Fashion