Prof. Mahendra Padhy joined as Head – PGDM program in PIEMR. He is Former Director – Retail & ECommerce of SCHOOL OF RETAIL MANAGEMENT, SYMBIOSIS UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES,Indore. Mahendra comes from a diverse experience of 25 years in RETAIL, E-COMMERCE,MARKETING, STRATEGY & OPERATIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION MANAGEMENT and IN SKILL DEVELOPMENT SECTOR. Played pivotal role while converting SKECHERS USA Footwear business from Future Group India distribution to Joint Venture with Sekchers, USA as Director – Sales & Operations in the year 2012.Launching Aristocrat Luggage in Delhi market. Setting-up business network in Eastern Region for Zodiac Clothing Company Ltd. Developing brand growth strategy of Gini Jony Ltd, India’s No.1 Kids Apparel in Large Format Stores in PAN India. Opening 100+ Exclusive Stores for Birla Century of Century Textiles &
Industries Ltd, B.K.Birla Group Organization in 3 years as Head Marketing & Group Media Spokes Person.Launching Tommy Hilfiger Home Furnishings in India in association with Portico Newyork Home.Author of “STARTING AN e-COMMERCE VENTURE - entrepreneur Book “ for WELINGKAR Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai in 2015. Visiting Faculty & Guest Speaker to IIM,
Rothak, K. J. Somaiya, Mumbai, BIMT, Noida & Nalanda Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar.Received Super Achiever Award from Asia HRM Congress in year 2007 and most Influential Marketing
Professional 2016 & Top Retail Mind in 2018 from world marketing congress.Nominated as Global Goodwill Ambassador GGA, USA, Indore Chapter for the CSR activities, planting trees, Green-Clean environment & creating awareness for traffic accidents, wear helmet campaign in University. And Invited member to Indian Chapter of Harvard Square Member Leaders Excellence. And
active member of AIMA, IMA, CII, FICCI, IRF, RAI India.