Darshan Mehta

Darshan Mehta

Founder, Reliance Fashion

Using home shopping and trunk shows to great effect, he has driven significant growth for foreign brands aiming to tap the Indian market.

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Darshan Mehta, is president and chief executive of Reliance Brands (a subsidiary of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries) which has partnered with international brands including Ermenegildo Zegna, Diesel, Paul & Shark and Kenneth Cole to open stores (online and off) targeting the expanding Indian market.

Reliance Brands has also spearheaded a 'home shopping' program to reach consumers in smaller cities, appointing 'champions' who take appointments and visit individual homes to show merchandise and take orders.


  • Reliance Fashion
    Reliance Fashion

    Founder 2008 - Present, Mumbai, India

  • Arvind Brands Ltd.
    Arvind Brands Ltd.

    1984 - 2007

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