M.R. JAISHANKAR CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR, BRIGADE GROUP
M. R. Jaishankar established Brigade Group as a young entrepreneur, in 1986. Jaishankar’s leadership, commitment to quality and passion for innovation has enabled Brigade to grow from that single-building, small private enterprise to a diverse multi-domain, multicity public limited company—a recognised leader in the field of property development. Today, Brigade Group’s portfolio covers a wide range of projects in all domains of property development, namely, Residential, Office, Retail,Hospitality, Property Management Services and Education.
Shashie Kumar, Chief Operating Officer – Retail, Brigade Enterprises Limited
Shashie has a Master’s in Business Administration from St. Mary’s College of Management, Wellington.
Shashie with over a decade of experience in retail, having cross-functional experience and cross-sectional industry expertise joined Brigade Enterprises Limited(BEL) in 2018 as Chief Operating Officer, overlooking and heading the retail segment when it was looking to expand its portfolio in the retail segment. Being an innovative and results-driven leader focusing on achieving exceptional results which demands continuous improvement he was responsible for implementation of business and operation strategies for retail real estate developments of Brigade.
Prior to BEL he was a part of The Phoenix Mills Ltd as President South, responsible for implementation of India’s first ever Omni-channel digital platform for shopping centres and was committed to improve productivity – higher growth margins, reduced operating cost and improve service quality by producing world class shopping centre environment in India.
Over the years, he has been known to build and motivate cross-functional teams that exceed corporates’ expectations. He has played a vital role in handling teams like: P&L responsibility, Brand & product development, and strategic & operational planning.
Shashie currently lives in Bangalore with his wife, daughter and son. He loves to listen to Jazz music, read Philosophical books and an occasional practitioner of Yoga.