Venu Nair

MD & CEO, Shoppers Stop

Business, Business Leaders
Sales & Marketing, Leadership
Venu Nair


Venu Nair is the MD & CEO of ShoppersStop and is the senior management professional at Trent Ltd, which houses the Westside, Landmark, and Zudio brands. His role focuses on delivering the latest fashion to its customers across the country. He is experienced with a demonstrated history of working in the retail industry. He is skilled in managing businesses including Joint Ventures, independent P&L management, Business Development, Planning, Operations Management, and Textile Industry. He is a strong senior management professional with an MBA (Marketing) focused in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (Bombay University). Before taking up this role, he was the senior management professional for the Joint Venture of Marks and Spencer Reliance. In the 5 years of that role, he tripled the sales and doubled the profits. Prior to that, he was the Head of Region for South Asia of the Sourcing of Global Business. In his career spanning over 24 years, he has worked in London and various parts of South Asia, including stints with Madura Garments and Arvind Mills. The expert is a Mechanical Engineer from NIT, Calicut, and has done his MBA in Marketing from SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai.