President - Apparel, Raymond Limited
Gaurav Mahajan is an alumnus of Harvard Business School & NIFT Delhi with over 23 years of experience in organized retail. He is currently President – Apparel at Raymond Group. The group’s apparel portfolio comprises Park Avenue, ColourPlus, Parx, Raymond ready-to-wear and Raymond Made-to-Measure. He is looking to aggressively scale its existing brands and also venture into newer categories with an objective of establishing Raymond as the leading house of lifestyle brands in the country.
Prior to joining Raymond Group, Gaurav was Chief Operating Officer at Trent (Westside). The highlight of his career has been his contribution in the nurturing of Westside from a single store operation to the largest store chain in India with 80+ Stores. With Westside since inception, he has worked in various functional areas, including Buying, Merchandising, Sourcing and Supply Chain Management. He has also done assignments with brands such as Star Bazaar, Littlewoods and Proline.