COUNTRY MANAGER & CEO
Mr. Vineet Gautam’s career has been characterized by inspiring accomplishments. A retail virtuoso, Vineet Gautam is currently the Chief Executive officer (CEO) & Country Head of BESTSELLER India; the leading Danish clothing company which operates largely throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Canada. In India, BESTSELLER is present under the brand names: JACK & JONES, ONLY, VERO MODA, SELECTED Homme, JUNAROSE and ONLY & SONS. He augments his current designation with his expertise in retail industry, fashion retail background and education. Mr. Gautam joined BESTSELLER in January 2010 and is leading the business and strategy for the brands in India. In a short span of 8 years Vineet has been able to take the company from 15 doors to 1000+ doors. The fashion retail industry is competitive and a place to display strength and power complemented with understanding and foresight, qualities which Mr. Gautam excels at. His forte includes, Sales Operations, Marketing, Brand Management and Business development. Mr. Vineet envisions BESTSELLER to be the largest fashion retailer of the country by 2020. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Gautam led the team at United Colors of Benetton and handled retail and business development for all brands under UCB. He also headed the retail vertical for Idea Cellular where he had implemented the complete retail strategy for the telecom giant. He has also worked for Wills Lifestyle as Operations Manager, Café Coffee Day, Domino’s Pizza and Nirula’s. A Hotel Management Graduate from IHM-Delhi; he has 19 years of experience in the Retail and Marketing sector. Aiming for BESTSELLER to be India’s topmost fashion retail brand, Mr. Gautam believes in facing each new challenge with grit, dignity and humility. In his free time, Mr. Gautam loves to indulge in photography, adventure sports and formula 1.