Sanjay Behl has joined Raymond as Chief Executive Officer – Lifestyle Business, which comprises the organisation’s core businesses, namely, textiles, apparel and retail.
Having worked across diverse industries such as consumer goods and services, Behl brings with him a wealth of experience in business leadership and operational management, shared an official release.
Behl said, “I am delighted to join the Raymond team and am inspired to begin my innings in this ever evolving textile industry. Rapid change in consumer aspirations coupled with growing discretionary spend on lifestyle goods poses a tremendous opportunity for the market leading and highly respectable brand portfolio at Raymond, both in ‘Ready-to-Stitch’ textile fabric and ‘Ready-to-Wear’ branded apparel segments.”
He has joined Raymond from Reliance ADA Group, where he performed leadership roles across different spheres over the last eight years. At Reliance ADA Group, he held the position of the Group Head of Brand and Marketing, CEO of Reliance DTH. He was also National Head for Sales and Distribution at Reliance Communications. Having started his career with Hindustan Unilever, he has also worked with Nokia at Asia-pacific and global levels.
Behl is an engineer from IIT BHU (Varanasi) and an MBA from Sydenham Institute of Management, Mumbai.