Susil DUNGARWAL has served about 23 years in the Retail / Mall sector in India. A true home grown retailer, who has worked in a spectrum of retail formats such as Department stores, Lifestyle Store, Specialty stores, Supermarkets, Discount Stores, Rural Retail, and of course now into Mall Development & Management of Malls & has been involved in various Retail / Mall projects totalling more than 12 million (12,000,000)sq.ft. He is an ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centres) certified, shopping centre / Mall Manager.
He has been a visiting faculty & guest lecturer in IIM - Bangalore & Mount Carmel College of Management in Bangalore, NITIE - Mumbai, The Empire School of Learning, Indian Education Society College of Management, Rizvi Institute of Management, Jamunalal Bajaj Institute of Management, IIT - Powai, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, etc.
During his tenure of about 23 years in Retail, he has associated with companies such as Saint Mark, Big Kids Kemp, Shoppers' Stop
(K. Raheja Group), Lakewood Malls
, (Hiranandani Group), The LOOT, The Forum Mall, UB City Mall & Eva Mall
(Prestige group) & Emaar MGF, Ishanya - A Specialty Mall, Bergamo - Luxury Mall, Funeria - An Entertainment hub, etc
Thanks to his association, knowledge & involvement of Indian Retail industry, The Economic Times (The Times of India group) shared his knowledge in the First Retail book in India
under the banner of "Retail 2000-2001"
. He was also involved in bring in the second edition
of the same in 2002-2003, as one of the key contributors apart from Mr. B.S. Nagesh
(MD, Shoppers' Stop Limited) & Mr. Arvind Singhal
(Chairman, KSA Technopak.). He has represented the Indian retail Industry in various seminars / conferences across the globe.
He is the winner of the "Rashtriya Rattan Award - 2001"
for the best up-coming Retail professional in India. More recently in November 2006, he was conferred with the "Indira Super Achievers Award- 2006"
, in Bangalore. He was also nominated for the "Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration"
in the year 1988, for his noble service to the society, through an NGO.
Susil also writes for various retail newspapers/magazines focused on retailing including, Retail Asia, Retail ME (Middle East), Gentleman, Images Retail, Images Business of Fashion, The Financial Express, Business Standard, The Economic Times, Retail Biz, Newsweek, Femina, USP Age, East India Retail, Gulf News, & features in many Business TV Channels. He is aptly called a "Retail & Realty Analyst"