Vikas Gupta, Divisional Chief Executive, Wills Lifestyle, John Players (ITC Limited - LRBD)
Vikas joined ITC in Jan 2017 as Divisional Chief Executive of Lifestyle Retailing Business Division.
Prior to joining ITC he was the CEO of Cello (Writing) group of companies. His earlier assignments in consumer facing businesses were as President (Kitchen & Bath) Kohler India, Director (Confectionary) for Warner Lambert India & ASM at Colgate Palmolive.
Vikas’ experience in Retail domain involves managing the Lacoste’s India business and Arcus (Home Improvement Retail) as CEO.
He has also had an entrepreneurial stint as partner with a Private Equity firm for a brief period where he was involved with incubating few multi- impact investments such as Low Cost Housing & Low Cost Sanitary Napkins.
Vikas is PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad and has authored a book called Mindful But Absent.