Lulu Group’s V. Nandakumar Receives “Retail Marcom Icon of the Year” Award – News

The Lulu group is present in 23 countries and serves 1.6 million customers every day.

V. Nandakumar, Director of Marketing and Communications, Lulu Group, receives the Retail Marcom Icon Award from Anna Germanos, Head of Meta for the Mena Region.

Published: Fri, Jul 1, 2022, 7:47 PM

Last update: Fri, Jul 1, 2022, 7:50 p.m.

The Middle East’s top retail professionals were recognized for their huge contribution to the industry at the annual RetailME 2022 Summit held in Dubai on Tuesday.

The event brought together some of the biggest retailers from around the world to share the innovations and trends shaping the retail industry, one of the biggest contributors to the region’s economy.

A distinguished judging panel comprised of leaders from global organizations including Facebook, Google, TikTok, Zebra Technologies and Images Retail Magazine selected the final winners in the categories of technology, IT, e-commerce, logistics, marketing and communications across the Middle East.

V. Nandakumar, Director of Marketing and Communications, Lulu Group, the largest retail organization in the region, was recognized as the Retail Marcom Icon of the Year for his dynamic leadership in leading and transforming the marketing and communications of the Lulu brand over the past 22 years across different countries around the world. Last year, Nandakumar was ranked among the top 5 marketing professionals in the Middle East by the famous Forbes magazine.

Other winners included Ahmad AR BinDawood, CEO – Bin Dawood Holding, Kamran Abbasi, CIO – Chalhoub Group, Mark Tesseyman, CEO of Liwa Trading, Mohammed Sajjad, VP Marketing and E-commerce at AZADEA Group, McCarthy, Chief Communications Officer – BinDawood Holding and Warwick Gird, GM – Marketing at Spinneys.

Lulu Group is the leading hypermarket and shopping center player with operations in 23 countries and serving 1.6 million customers daily through its 235 branches across ME, Africa, India and the Far East . Leading auditing group Deloitte recently ranked Lulu among the world’s 20 fastest growing retailers.


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