Sumit Chandna is an agile corporate leader leader with over 22 years of experience. Sumit Chandna jcurrently works with Bata India as Chief Merchandising Officer and Head Famous Brands. A graduate in Economics from Delhi University and a Marketing and Merchandising post graduate from National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, Sumit is a seasoned retail professional. Over the years he has worked in various retail functions, having worked for brands like Shoppers Stop and Hypercity. His last role was, Chief Merchandising Officer, at Aditya Birla Retail Limited. He has a deep understanding of the shopper and consumer through various product and format lenses, having worked from Hypermarkets, Department Stores to Convenience Stores and from High Fashion to Food and Grocery. Over his 2 decades in the retail business, he has developed and nurtured several private label programs/brands, both in Fashion and Food & Grocery. His exceptional commercial acumen and executions skills have helped him identify and develop many unique segments and categories both in Fashion and Grocery over the years with credible market success. Sumit is a consistent performer and a winner of many Prestigious Awardsr and has attended multiple leadership programs over the years, including at Harvard, IMD, Lussane and other international consortium leadership development programs.