Bata India Ltd has appointed Nitesh Kumar as its Managing Director (Retail) with effect from May 21, 2014. Kumar, who joined Bata India in 2003 from McDowell & Co. Ltd. (now USL Limited), was the Managing Director of Bata Shoe Company (Thailand) Ltd. and subsequently as the Managing Director - Bata Shoe Company (Bangladesh) Ltd prior to his new role. With over 11 years of rich experience in Retail– Profit, Sales, Business Development, Expansion, Merchandising and Buying, Kumar will be responsible for the Bata Retail Stores with a focus on store expansion and growth of existing stores. He will be supporting Mr. Rajeev Gopalakrishnan, Group Managing Director – Bata Emerging Markets - India.
Read the Hindu Business Line news report here.