Vedamani Gibson

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Dr. GIBSON G. VEDAMANI, a doctorate in Retail Management and a retail industry expert and consultant, runs his own advisory SHARON WAYNE with a diverse portfolio of retailing clients. Serving on its advisory board currently, he was the founding CEO of Retailers’ Association of India (RAI) and he has played a key role in establishing RAI in India as the country’s recognized professional retail body. He has worked in significant positions in renowned retail organizations like Bata, Shoppers Stop and Reliance Webstore.

As a visiting professor he teaches Retail Management at the Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research and Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, in Mumbai. He is a member of the advisory committee and board of studies of the Department of Management Studies (DOMS), Madurai Kamaraj University. He has received FICCI’s ‘Retailer’s Retailer’ Award, Dewang Mehta Award for the Best Teacher in Retail Management and IBS Award for Excellent Contribution to the Retail Industry in India.