Retail Leadership Summit (RLS) 2019

Suraj Shantakumar


Director- Business Strategy , Kirtilal Kalidas Jewellers Pvt Ltd

Suraj Shantakumar is the Director- Business Strategy of Kirtilal Kalidas Jewellers Pvt Ltd. He graduated in Business Management (Finance) from California Polytechnic State University popularly known as Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He is involved in the management of the family’s many businesses starting with Kirtilal Kalidas Jewellers Pvt Ltd, Vispark Jewellery Manufacturers Pvt Ltd, Suraj Agro Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, Benchmark Softec India Pvt Ltd, SJK Innovations Pvt Ltd and Suraj Agimpex House.

He brings to the family business, ideas that are fresh and out of the box. With a strong desire to constantly incorporate the best from across the globe into the family business, Suraj is constantly on the look for fresh and exciting business strategies.

Among all the businesses that his family is involved in, he is most passionate about Kirtilal Kalidas Jewellers Pvt Ltd. The jewellery chain has an unblemished reputation with over 80 years in retailing and exporting of fine Diamond Jewellery. Kirtilals showrooms are spread across South India with branches in Coimbatore, Chennai, Madurai, Tiruppur, Kochi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam In his leisure time, he enjoys Kayaking, River Rafting and Bungee Jumping. An avid traveler, he enjoys travelling to exotic locations across the globe.