CHRO, Reliance Retail Limited.
G R Venkatesh is CHRO for Reliance Retail Limited. Since its inception in 2006, Reliance Retail has grown into an organization that caters to millions of customers, thousands of farmers and vendors. Its value and specialty formats operate under the brand names of Reliance Fresh, Super, Mart and Market as well as Reliance Trends, Reliance Digital, Footprint and Jewels, and provides employment to more than 60,000 people.
An alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and an Electronics engineer by background, Venkatesh has a rich experience of over 21 years in the Indian Corporate Sector in Retail, Telecom Services, Engineering, Consulting, and Investment Banking domains. He has worked in Companies such as Future Group, Bharti Airtel, Fujitsu and Peregrine, before joining Reliance Retail. In his career, Venkatesh has handled varied business roles in Strategy, Finance, Planning, Customer Service, Marketing, and Project Management apart from Human Resource Management.