Mohit Dhanjal has joined Sephora as CEO. He is taking the charge of the business from his predecessor Vivek Bali.
He is an experienced business leader with over 25 years of work experience in multi-sectoral industries and has held leadership roles in various organisations such as Unilever, TATA Teleservices Limited, ITC Limited, Color Plus and Taj Group of Hotels. Prior to joining Sephora, Dhanjal was the Business Head at Raymond.
He has completed his graduation from the Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) in Hyderabad and has completed his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Political Science and Public Administration from Osmania University. He has also completed various courses in Retailing and Retailing Operations from Happiness University (Hamburg) and Purpose Driven Leadership Program from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business (NY).
Dhanjal has been honoured and recognised as ‘100 Most Influential Leadersin India’, ‘Franchisor of the Year’, ‘Retail Professional of the Year’ and WCRC’s ‘BreakThroughLeaders2018’.
Speaking on his appointment, Dhanjal said, “Sephora is the world’s leading beauty retailer, and it is indeed a big opportunity and responsibility for me to take charge of this business from my predecessor, Vivek Bali, who has build the India business on a very strong and sustainable foundation. As the Indian partners for the brand, it is our endeavor to create delightful experiences for our customers by virtue of the blend of strong in-house and global brands that are part of Sephora portfolio. These are brought alive for our customers in Sephora’s signature experience, in-store as well as online. I look forward to an exciting journey with the highly engaged team at Sephora."