New CEO at Pantaloons

Shital Mehta gets the position; comes from Madura Fashion and Lifestyle.

Shital Mehta, COO, International Brands and Retail at Madura Fashion and Lifestyle (MF&L), has been appointed as the CEO of Pantaloon Fashion Retail Limited. At Madura, Mehta was responsible for running and expanding the portfolio of international brands business through JV, franchising, or licensing arrangements in mono-brand and multi-brand retail formats.

His achievements at Madura include the launch of British lifestyle brand Hackett in the country through a joint venture, turning 'THE COLLECTIVE' into a profitable one, heading Esprit in India, and transformation of Van Heusen from a wholesale led men's shirt brand into a premium retail-led lifestyle brand for men, women, and youth.

He did his schooling from Wharton Business School and also holds an MBA in Marketing from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research. Mehta is also a BE in Electronics and Communication from DDIT.

In his new role, he will be based out of Mumbai.