New Delhi: Rhiti Group an integrated sports marketing and management company today announced the appointment of Lokesh Mishra as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this role, Lokesh will be responsible for accelerating growth of Rhiti Group and overseeing its overall business operations.
Lokesh comes with an extensive experience in the Footwear and Apparel industry and has an in-depth understanding of the Retail, Wholesale and E-commerce businesses. In his long-standing career of 19 years, he has managed various functions like – P&L, Sales Operation, Marketing & Brand Management, Business & Franchisee Development. Prior to joining Rhiti Group, Lokesh was working as the Business Head for India market at Aldo.
Welcoming Lokesh onboard, Arun Pandey, Chairman & MD – Rhiti Group, said “We are delighted to have Lokesh as a new addition to our Leadership team. With his knowledge and credentials, we will be able to imbibe industry-leading operational practices to our business that will help us further accelerate our growth in the Indian and International Markets.”
Speaking on his new role Lokesh said, “It is an exciting opportunity for me to lead Rhiti Group specially as we enter a new phase of growth and expansion in the retail sector. Being an integrated sports marketing and management firm, the Group promises to redefine the ‘Sports’ industry in India. I look forward to leveraging my operational management experience to take the brand to new heights.”
Lokesh holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Delhi University and has previously worked with Global and Indian brands like Lee Cooper, Woodland, Bata, Clarks, and Biba. He is one of the most celebrated alumnus of Footwear Design and Development Institute. He has been felicitated with many International and National awards and accolades for his outstanding contribution to the Great Indian Retail Story and is also an eminent alumnus of the Footwear Design and Development Institute.