Munish K Baldev, former CEO of EDM Malls, has joined Unitech Ltd as Head of Retail. Baldev took up his new assignment in mid-January.
Said Baldev, “Unitech is a fast expanding group, which is into leasing and selling of malls. They are working on huge projects in Delhi, Noida, Bangalore and Kolkata. The projects that I am working on are really exciting.”
A civil engineer armed with a MBA degree, Baldev began his career with the Ansal Group, wherein he was instrumental in looking after the marketing for Ansal Plaza. He had a 10-year stint with the Ansals. Thereafter, Baldev moved on to EDM, where he was associated for a brief period.
Commenting on the stint that he had in EDM, Baldev, said, “It was a lovely experience. It was a great learning experience as it gave me the foresight on how a retailer and a developer works.”
On the challenges ahead, Baldev said, “Retail is a great challenge. I hope that we will have a good time with the opening up of FDI in the sector.”