Leadership

  • Glen Attewell

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  • Glen Attewell is the Chief Executive Officer of Tesco Bengaluru, the operations and technology centre for Tesco and a leading global multi-channel retailer. As a leader, Glen’s retail insight and operational expertise strengthens Bengaluru's culture of innovation, ramps up in-house capabilities and enables greater value in the global business. In his role, Attewell works closely with the Group and the Leadership Teams to continue Tesco Bengaluru’s efforts to strengthen Tesco’s multichannel strategy.

    Glen has been with Tesco for 30 years in a variety of UK and international roles, including positions in several of Tesco’s businesses in Asia. In Glen’s last role as the Commercial Director in Fresh Food and Clothing, Tesco (Homeplus Korea), he successfully delivered sustained margin growth over eight years. With modest experience in softline experience, Glen was responsible for turning around the Homeplus clothing business.

    Prior to this, as a Commercial Director (Food & Non-food), Glen spearheaded the commercial integration of Tesco’s largest ever acquisition and in the process, created a number of very high performing Commercial teams.

    Glen holds an MBA in Retailing from the University of Sterling and an MSc in Operational Research from the University of Birmingham. He pursued an Honours degree in Mathematics from the University of Sheffield and comes with almost 32 years of strong industry experience. He is a British national and is married with three children. His interests include cycling around the world, reading and trying new cuisines.

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  • Karandeep Singh

    Director, Finance - Operations Show more
  • Karandeep an experienced Finance professional has over 20 years of business experience. He has worked across industries and held various key positions with Flipkart, Moser Baer, Ariba, Yum Restaurants, Dell and Sapient.

    Karandeep a Chartered Accountant by qualification was also the recipient of "CFO of the year 2012" for Information Technology sector by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).

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  • Sanjeev Nagwekar

    Director, Property Services Show more
  • Sanjeev leads the Property function which includes Store Design, Maintenance  Support , Space - Range - Display and  Facility Management 

    Sanjeev brings 28 years of experience across Oil & Gas, Real Estate & Retail sectors. He has lived and worked in West Africa and several cities in India.

    Having worked in transnational organisations over the past two decades, he has executed large construction projects. He has spearheaded projects like development of Mega Petrol Stations, Toll Plaza's on Expressways and development of SEZ / STPI facilities. He was instrumental in setting up complete off shore design function including architecture, engineering, store planning, etc in India for a Fortune 500 US retail company.

    Sanjeev holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and Diploma in Management Studies.

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  • Pavan Ganapathy

    Director, Customer and Product Show more
  • Pavan B Ganapathy Leads the Customer and Product division at Tesco Bengaluru, The Customer and product division helps Tesco fulfill key functions across its buying operations,  merchandising and supply chain streams as well as providing insight and on price, promotion and costs through the reporting and analytics teams.

    With a total experience of 18 years, Pavan has been with Tesco Bengaluru for 10 years in a variety of roles Including Transition and Operations. Pavan has in his time established and operated high performing teams across the store support and property verticals and in his last role established the product operations team working closely with our colleagues in Central Europe.

    Prior to Joining Tesco Pavan worked with Accenture and has also worked with ICICI Onesource in various roles across business transformation and operations. Pavan started his career in Advertising and also worked with Foodworld Supermarkets setting up and running stores..

    Pavan holds an MBA from ITM Banagalore and has a Bachelor of arts in Industrial Relations, Economics and Sociology. In his free time Pavans Interests include sculpting, drawing and biking.

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  • Krity Sharma

    Head – People, Tesco Bengaluru Show more
  • Krity Sharma is responsible for driving the overall HR function at Tesco Bengaluru. She is accountable for all specialist domains for HR – from Talent, Organisation Design, Leadership & Development, Policy, Reward and Global Mobility to HR Operations and Systems. She is responsible for steering the HR plans supporting the business, building the employer brand at Tesco and enhancing the overall team capability.

    Krity has been associated with Tesco since April 2013. Prior to her present role, she has worked in the UK stores and has also led the Tesco Technology function in Bengaluru. With over 16 years of business experience, Krity has led critical HR-change initiatives and achieved great results through various leadership and business partner roles and skillful engagement with global stakeholders.

    Prior to Tesco, she has held various key positions in organisations such as Target Corporation, IBM and GE India. Krity holds a MBA degree from the Goa Institute of Management and a Bachelor’s in Economics from Delhi University. 

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  • Vineeth Suresh

    Finance Director - Transformation Show more
  • Vineeth Suresh leads Finance Transformation from the Bengaluru office.

    Vineeth has been with TESCO for over 10 years and has led functions like People & Channel as well as International Finance as Director at Tesco Bengaluru. Prior to Tesco, Vineeth has worked in various finance positions across IT/ITES, manufacturing, financial advisory and consulting within and outside of India.

    Vineeth holds a Master’s degree in Administration and Finance from Missouri State University (Missouri, USA) and a post graduate diploma in Marketing. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) - PMI Institute, USA.

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  • Rekha Warrier

    Director, Technology Services Show more
  • Rekha joined Tesco Bengaluru in 2005 as IT Delivery Manager – India. In this role she managed various programmes such as building engineering and service capability at Tesco Bengaluru in the supply chain domain and delivering complex step-change programmes to the Tesco Group in an onsite-offshore model. She then moved on to an IT Delivery and Operational Leadership role at Tesco Bengaluru where she managed multiple IT verticals such as Payroll and Personnel, Supply Chain, Distribution, MIS, Integration and Infrastructure. In 2012, Rekha moved in to the role of IT Director and in this role she was accountable for IT Delivery and Operations for all functions except Online for Tesco Group. In September 2013, Rekha took on her current role at Tesco Bengaluru as Director - Group Application Support (Stores and Online) and Tesco Bank.

    Rekha brought to Tesco 14 years of IT experience from organizations such as iGate, CGI and Hindustan Petroleum.

    She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela.

     

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  • Tilak Doddapaneni

    Director, Program Delivery - GMO Show more
  • Tilak is the Engineering Lead for General Merchandising Online and is responsible for design and development of features for GM Online. Tilak led the development for the initial launch of GM Online in March 2012 and since then his team has delivered multiple releases of GMO. He led his team in 2013 in a move to Agile Development Methodology and Service Oriented Architecture due to which the team has been able to deliver a higher frequency of customer releases.

    Prior to joining Tesco, Tilak had begun a Rules Engine technology firm called Nisus. He then joined Sapient Corporation as Technology Practice Lead, where he led the delivery of e-commerce sites for large retail clients.

    Tilak holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Tufts University, Boston, USA

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  • Vidya Laxman

    Director, Tesco Technology Show more
  • Vidya Laxman is Technology Director at Tesco Bengaluru. She is member of the Technology Management Group, in the core CSR committee and board of Tesco Bengaluru. She is currently heading the Global Data Warehouse and Analytics along with delivery of the customer journey across all channels. In her 18+ years of international career, she has worked in technology and market facing roles with both startups and global players.  Her geographical diverse and rich experiences encompass incubating and growing global technology businesses and driving organizational change.

    Prior to Tesco Bengaluru, Vidya spent nearly 3 years as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Thoughtworks Studios division, where she managed the global operations that included development, finance, human resources, public policy, and communications. She also supported marketing, and sales efforts in the local market. Earlier, she worked in companies like Sunguard, Wachovia Bank and Fidelity.

    Vidya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer engineering from RVCE, Bangalore. She is very active in different bodies like National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), American Chambers of Commerce, etc. She is on the advisory board of Anita Borg Institute (GraceHopper) – Women in technology. She is passionate about social causes and is actively engaged in her local community. Her other interests include long distance running and the highlight is completing OXFAM 100km and coming 3rd in the mixed group.

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