B.S. Nagesh, is currently the founder of TRRAIN- Trust for Retailers and Retail Associates of India. Also, the Non-executive Vice-Chairman, Shoppers Stop he has been with department store since its inception in 1991.He has been the guiding force from the first store set-up in Andheri, Mumbai, where the store has now reached a national presence with 74 stores in the 35 cities spread across India.
Mr B S Nagesh has been selected as one of the top 50 managers in India in a survey of Managers who can influence Indian business in the 21st Century. Commencing his career in 1982 with Blow Plast Ltd – the manufacturers of VIP luggage and Leo toys, Mr Nagesh has also worked with Orson sales Ltd and Carona Ltd . He joined the K. Raheja Group in 1991 as a General Manager, to set up the Group’s retail business. He subsequently went on to be the Managing Director & CEO of Shoppers Stop from the year 1997, till 2009. He is currently the Vice Chairman and Non-Executive director at Shoppers Stop.