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Lifestyle International Appoints Flipkart's Rishi Vasudev As CEO

At Lifestyle, Vasudev will drive the brands' business success through a people-first perspective, in-line with the company's ambitious growth plans in the coming years.

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Dubai-based Lifestyle International has recently appointed Flipkart's Rishi Vasudev as the chief executive officer for Lifestyle and Home Centre. He will be working alongside Vasanth Kumar  from June 1, 2020.

At Lifestyle, Vasudev will drive the brands' business success through a people-first perspective, in-line with the company's ambitious growth plans in the coming years.

Prior to the appointment Vasudev was responsible for creating the overall fashion strategy and differentiation for Flipkart, Myntra & Jabong, as the Group's Senior Vice-President & Fashion Group Head.

Commenting on the appointment H. Ramanathan, Chairman of the Board - India said, "His experience in fashion and consumer understanding will be a great asset to our business. He shares our Group's people and customer focus and his rich Online and Technology expertise will also be integral to bringing innovative solutions to our omnichannel business goals."

Vasudev is a veteran in the industry and has more than 21 years of experience in fashion and retail. He possesses expertise and experience in managing large businesses, leading & mentoring high profile teams, leveraging technology and innovation.

Before his stint at Flipkart, Vasudev has served as the CEO of Calvin Klein and the Senior Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer for Arrow, Gant, and Izod at Arvind Brands. He started his career with Aditya Birla Group and worked with them for over 8 years, handling brands like Grasim and Louis Philippe.


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