Vivek Ramabhadran from his current role as Managing Director, Swarovski Professional India has been promoted to Vice President for the Asia-South region. He will spearhead the development and execution of the business strategies at Swarovski Professional Asia-South that includes Middle East, India & the subcontinent, Thailand, South East Asia (Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia) and Australia & New Zealand. Ramabhadran will continue to be located in Gurgaon and will be closely involved with the growth priorities in India, till a successor is appointed. He will report to Christian Doose, Executive President, Global Sales, Swarovski.
Quote from Christian Doose on Vivek’ appointment: “We are delighted to announce Vivek’s appointment to head the Asia-South region for Swarovski Professional. Under his leadership, the Indian business has demonstrated strong growth over the past 3 years, and the brand relevance has also been steadily developing in key premium and luxury user segments. Hence, we feel excited to have Vivek now take the Asia-South region to the next level. Asia South is an important growth contributor for the globe and India a leading center for fashion couture”
Delighted with his appointment, Vivek Ramabhadran said, “It’s a wonderfully exciting opportunity, and I am looking forward to help Swarovski Professional build a strong growth foundation in the Asia-South region. Key priorities will be to create strong value for the premium to luxury user base and trading partners across the region.”
Before spearheading the operations in India for over 3 years, Vivek Ramabhadran had completed a year in the Swarovski Professional business out of Dubai looking after Strategy and Business Development for the Asia South markets (Middle East, India, SE Asia, and Australia/NZ). Prior to Swarovski, Vivek had spent over 4 years at McKinsey & Company with a focus on serving clients in the consumer goods space across a range of strategic and organizational topics, across Middle East, Europe and Africa regions.
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