ATUL RUIA, CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, THE PHOENIX MILLS LIMITED
Atul has been at the helm of transformation of Phoenix from a mill land to the benchmark of luxury retail in India. His vision has scripted South Mumbai’s most vibrant luxury retail & entertainment destination with Palladium, High Street Phoenix & The St. Regis Hotel. Phoenix Mill’s Lower Parel development has been a catalyst for the area developing into a commercial hub for Mumbai.
The Phoenix Mills Limited is a leading retail mall developer and operator in India and is the pioneer of retail-led, mixed-use developments in India with completed development of over 17.5 million square feet spread across retail, hospitality, commercial, and residential asset classes. The company has an operational retail portfolio of approximately 6.0 million square feet of retail space spread across 8 operational malls in 6 gateway cities of India. The company is further developing 5 malls with over 5 million sq. feet of retail space in 5 more cities. With a diverse portfolio of Retail, Offices, Hotels & Residential developments, The Phoenix Mills has established itself as highly integrated & asset-class diversified realty company in India.
RASHMI SEN, GROUP COO – MALLS, THE PHOENIX MILLS LTD
Rashmi Sen is the Group C.O.O – Malls at The Phoenix Mills Ltd, India’s largest retail mall owner and developer. She leads the retail portfolio at Phoenix Mills Ltd and has a long association of over 10 years with the Group where she has made significant contributions to the shopping centre business. She has led the launch of the group’s Phoenix Marketcity malls and is currently leading the retail expansion of 6 million sq. ft planned for opening over next 3-4 years. As the Chief Operating Officer, Rashmi is responsible for setting and driving the long-term vision for the retail business, goals specific to each centre and oversees the key retailer relations for the group.
She is a seasoned professional with over 22 years of industry experience, and has held various positions across J. Walter Thompson Worldwide, Mahindra Gesco & Alpha Corp. She led the launch of the Alpha One Centres prior to joining Phoenix Mills Ltd.
RAJENDRA KALKAR, PRESIDENT – WEST AND WHOLE TIME DIRECTOR, THE PHOENIX MILLS LTD
Rajendra Kalkar is a professional with more than 30 years of experience spread over Sales, Marketing, Operations, Exports, Retail and Retail Real Estate and is a well-travelled seasoned and a well-recognized and a well-awarded professional with a varied business experience in various business leadership positions.
An Engineer by background with a PGD in Management, he is with Phoenix since more than a decade now. His past experience in the Retail Real Estate includes – Head – Mall Management at DLF and Kshitij CapitaLand. In the Retail Business line, he is the one responsible to start the Hypermarket Division for (erstwhile) Adani Retail Ltd, Ahmedabad and was the one who started the first big box Hypermarket of India at HyperCITY, Malad, Mumbai. Prior to Retail, he was involved in F&B, Steel exports and Engg Sales and Marketing with major Indian and International Groups in various capacities.