Abhay Gupta

Founder & CEO

New Delhi, India
Current Company: Luxury Connect

Main Category: H.R/Training/Sourcing, Management/Operations, ...

Main Industry: Education, Fashion/Accessories, ...

Experience Level: President / CEO
Connections: 5
Mentor
My definition of luxury
Luxury to me is to establish India's first and only Luxury B School with focus on emerging markets requirements & needs.
Background
Summary
Engineering and management generalist with special skills acquired in luxury life style development and retail in India. Pioneer in bringing in super lux brands into the country across a wide cross section of product categories ranging from apparels ; accessories ; furniture ; interiors ; mobiles ; fragrances etc.

Specialties: Brand builder, strong negotiator for franchisee arrangements and proven deliverer of brand establishment in a complex, diversified and developing market like India.

Also awarded The 'Luxury retail icon of the year 2012' by Asia retail congress.
Acknowledged as a industry leader by Forbes, Economic Times, CNN-IBN, NDTV, Hindustan times etc.
Regularly quoted and contribution articles carried by Forbes, Luxury society, black book etc.
Featured in 'India's top 100 most influential men of luxury 2013, 2014 & 2015' - research survey released by Black Book - the luxury insider magazine by Publicitas group.
'Most influential Retail professional Asia, India and GCC countries - 2015' by CMO Asia ; Jury member, 'Luxury Lifestyle Awards - Asia'.
Experience
Founder & CEO
Luxury Connect
Nov. 2011 - Now
Luxury Connect is a consulting and advisory services organization which specialises in assistance for luxury brands inbound to India and luxury products out bound from India. We also offer a 360 degree approach and can fulfill needs ranging from e...
Founder & CEO
Luxury Connect Business School
Feb. 2012 - Now
We are India's first and only Luxury B School. We offer specialised PG, executive and corporate programs for Luxury Brand management, Luxury customer service and more. Please see www.lcbs.edu.in for complete details.
Languages
English
Professional working profiency
Hindi
Professional working profiency
Italian
Elementary profiency
Skills & Expertise
0
Luxury Brand Management
0
Retail operations & managem...
0
Franchise management
0
New business development
0
Market entry strategy
Education
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SDA Bocconi  
1st - LBM
Luxury Brand Management
2012 - 2012
Marine College  
1st - DMET
Marine engineering
1974 - 1978
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