Rajeev Krishnan was on 9 August 2016 appointed as the Managing Director of Max Hypermarkets in India with effect from 1 August 2016. Krishnan succeeds Viney Singh, outgoing Managing Director.
However, Singh will continue to be on the Board of the company as a Non-Executive Director.
As managing director, Krishnan will guide and direct the strategy and execution of the Hypermarket & Supermarket business of the SPAR brand in India, and will report to the board of Max Hypermarket, a franchisee of SPAR India.
About Rajeev Krishnan
• Prior to this appointment, Krishnan was the senior advisor for Mckinsey's retail and consumer practices.
• He also worked with Bharti Retail, part of the Bharti Wal-Mart joint venture in India, as an executive vice president and business head of retail operations.
• Krishnan has over 29 years of global experience with retail and consumer background at Target, Wal-Mart & Mckinsey & Company.
• Before Bharti Retail, he was the group VP at Target Corporation in the US and spent 18 years with them.
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Who: Rajeev Krishnan
When: 9 August 2016
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