Sudhir Pai
Managing Consultant, Consumer & Retail Practice
Horton International

Sudhir has Graduated from the University of Mumbai also holding a PGDBM from the same university.
He has well over 37 years of Rich experience working with some of the Blue Chip Companies in India across Advertising , FMCG , Consumer Durables , Retail , growing up to the level of a CEO with India's premier retail organization.
Sudhir has had very successful stints in companies like Godfrey Philips ( an associate of Philip Morris ) , Indian Shaving Products limited ( Gillette) , Titan watches Ltd , Blow Plast limited , Hindustan Unilever , Shoppers Stop and Reliance Industries - Retail business heading Sales & Marketing and SBUs Pan India.
Sudhir has made a significant contribution to the Retail might of Titan Watches and also set up the Retail business for Blow Plast limited ( VIP Luggage) , successfully starting the Retail chain of the VIP Lounge & the VIP World a practice that led to the glorious revival of the brand in the market place pitted against International players.
Sudhir Pai was hand picked by the CMD of HLL( Hindustan Unilever ) to lead it's thrust into the services industry , launching the Lakme Beauty Salons and establishing a Franchised Network pan India. Starting from scratch he set up about 80 Salons nationally.