United Arab Emirates
Group Executive Director, Jashanmal Group
With roots dating back to 1919, ‘Jashanmal' is a household name across the Middle East. The group began trading in Basra, Iraq, with a single store. Today, executive director Tony Jashanmal leads a UAE-based corporation with multi-channel activities across the GCC and India.
The retail arm of the firm operates more than 100 stores across five countries, while Jashanmal's distribution and wholesale division supplies a network covering some 1,000 points of sale. Its interests range from logistics to travel retail, with a diverse product group that includes home appliances, luggage and print media.