Retail Leadership Summit (RLS) 2019

Vasanth Kumar

Vasanth Kumar

Managing Director - Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Vasanth Kumar is the Managing Director of Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd., a leading retailer in India and part of the Landmark Group, Dubai - a multi-billion-dollar retail and hospitality conglomerate. At the helm of the company, Vasanth is responsible for driving the growth strategy for Lifestyle and Home Centre and nurturing a robust private label program - which accounts for a significant part of the company's sales today.

With an illustrious career spanning 28 years, Vasanth has rich and diverse experience across Fashion, Retail, FMCG and Consumer Durable industries, in India. Vasanth joined Lifestyle International as President of Max Retail Division, where he laid the foundation for the brand, spearheading it into a formidable player in the value fashion segment in India.

Appointed as the Managing Director of Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd. in April 2018, Vasanth has an M. Tech from IIT, Madras & a PGDBM (MBA – Marketing & Finance) from XLRI, Jamshedpur and loves to travel in his free time.

With a presence in over 90 cities in India and delivering across pin codes through its e-commerce portals, LifestyleStores.com, MaxFashion.in & HomeCentre.com; Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd. today, is an industry leader and offers Indian shoppers a range of fashion and home products through a variety of innovative retails formats including Department Store chain - Lifestyle, a Home Furniture & Products format - Home Centre and a value fashion chain - Max