Retail Leadership Summit (RLS) 2019

Manish Bhatia


President, Building Products Division, HSIL Limited & CEO, EVOK Retail

Mr. Manish Bhatia, currently the President of Building Products Division at HSIL Limited & CEO of EVOK Retail at HSIL Limited, makers of Hindware, the leading sanitaryware brand in South Asia, has completed B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering. He holds a Master’s degree in Management from Xavier’s Institute of Management and a certification in Blue Ocean Strategy from one of world’s leading business schools – INSEAD, France. He also holds a specialization in Strategic Marketing from one of the leading business schools in Singapore – National University of Singapore and a certification in Brand Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

In the past, Manish has worked in leading engineering companies like Grindwell Norton and Mannesmann Demag. He joined ICI India as a management trainee and took on different roles across sales, marketing, business development and operations.

Mr. Manish Bhatia joined AkzoNobel in 2008 as the Business Manager of the Dulux Pro Business where he was soon promoted to the position of the National Sales Head. He then moved within the organization to become the Business Director for South and South East Asian markets where he played a decisive role and contributed immensely to various aspects of sales, marketing, innovation and change management.

Manish joined HSIL as President of the Building Products Division in 2015 and is currently working towards transforming the 56 year old company into one of the fastest growing and most admired Bathroom Products Company in South Asia. He further aims to expand the company’s footprints to Middle East and Africa. He is also the CEO of EVOK, the premiere furniture and home decor brand, positioned at providing high quality furniture and home decor for discerning consumers through its chain of retail stores and online market place.