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Business News
Bata India appoints Gunjan Shah as the new CEO
 
Kolkata: Footwear major Bata India Limited today announced the appointment
of Gunjan Shah as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Shah will be at the helm of the brand’s operations in India. He takes over from Sandeep
Kataria who has been elevated as the Global CEO of Bata Brands.

Gunjan has extensive experience of working across varied sectors spanning Consumer
Durables, Telecom and FMCG. He brings to the table an innate knack for understanding
consumers, passion for action, people development experience and clarity of thought and
purpose.

In his previous role, Gunjan was the Chief Commercial Officer at Britannia Industries. He
spent the early stages of his career working with brands such as Asian Paints and Motorola
before moving on to Britannia in 2007.

Welcoming the new CEO, Ashwani Windlass, Chairman – Bata India Ltd, stated: “I am
delighted to welcome Gunjan on board as Bata India’s new CEO. Over the past few years,
we have been consistently delivering strong growth in the highly competitive footwear market.
Backed by decades of experience working with powerhouse brands, Gunjan understands
the Indian market’s complexities and varied nuances. I’m confident that he will add value and
strengthen Bata’s position in the Indian market.”

Congratulating Gunjan on his appointment, Sandeep Kataria, Global CEO – Bata Brands,
said: “India has always been a significant market for us from a global perspective. A dynamic
leader like Gunjan will spearhead the company’s operations in India and given his extensive
experience and track record, I am confident that he will take the Bata brand to even greater
heights and deliver strong growth.”

Gunjan Shah, CEO-designate – Bata India Ltd, added: “I feel both honoured and humbled
on being appointed as the CEO of India’s favourite footwear brand and on the confidence
reposed in me by the board. I’m also excited about the journey ahead. As an iconic brand,
Bata has become an integral part of the Indian fabric. I realise that I have big shoes to fill in
and I’m thrilled about working with the talented & experienced Bata team. I look forward to
building on the legacy of my predecessors in taking the Bata brand to new heights alongside
creating long term sustainable value for all stakeholders in the company.”

Gunjan holds a Bachelor of Technology (Computers) from VJTI, Mumbai and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. Gunjan will be
joining Bata during June 2021 and will be based out of Gurugram.


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INTERNATIONAL NEWS
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NATIONAL NEWS
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