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Dubai-based retail and hospitality conglomerate, Landmark Group, the parent company of Lifestyle, Max Fashion, Home Centre, Spar Hypermarkets and EasyBuy, has appointed Vasanth Kumar, Executive Director, Max Fashion India as the new managing director of Lifestyle International. He will be giving strategic direction and execution to Lifestyle and Home Centre businesses.

Kabir Lumba, currently heading Lifestyle International as the MD will be taking on a new role within Landmark Group, as CEO - Max and Director - Landmark Group in the Middle East, based out of Dubai. Lumba has led the Lifestyle and Home Centre business for the past 14 years and built Lifestyle International, into one of the most respected retail companies in India.

In other leadership change, Shital Mehta will be joining the India leadership team in January 2018, as executive director and CEO, Max Retail Division. Mehta has over 23 years of experience with the last 17 years at the Aditya Birla Group in India. At Aditya Birla, Mehta was responsible for building and expanding leading menswear brands, ensuring strong backend infrastructure and brand positioning. In the last four and a half years, as CEO of Pantaloons, he led the successful integration of brand, strengthening their position in the market. Vinod Menon, Group CFO, who was recently inducted into the board as Director, Lifestyle International, will direct and lead corporate affairs and business support functions.