B. S. NageshFounder, TRRAIN

Mr.B.S.Nagesh is the Founder of a Public Charitable Trust TRRAIN (Trust for Retailers and Retail Associates of India) and a not for profit company called TRRAIN Foundation. TRRAIN has a vision of “Empowering people in Retail” with a mission of upgrading the lives of people in retail both at work and home.

He has been involved with Shoppers Stop and its group companies since its inception. He stepped out of the day-to-day roles of the business as MD in 2009. He is currently the Chairman and Non –Executive Director of Shoppers Stop Limited.

Mr.Nagesh has been recognized as an iconic retailer and was inducted into the World Retail Hall of Fame 2008 at the World Retail Congress 2008 conducted in Barcelona. With his induction in the World Retail Hall of Fame 2008, Mr.Nagesh is the only Indian retailer and the first Asian retailer to take a significant place alongside more than 100 stalwarts of the global retail industry.

Mr.Nagesh is the Founder Chairman of RAI (Retailers Association of India). He is on the Board of IGDS, a global association of department stores, and the Vice-President for Asia, for IGDS. He is also on the board of Marico Limited and Kaya Limited.