First time founder
Yash was working with an MNC at Dubai as a category manager and have shifted in December, back to India, to work full time on, innovative - product based startup (patent pending), involving hydroponic technology.
Past 6 years Yash gained extensive experience in category management. He was responsible for merchandise planning, retail buying, business development, trend analysis, strategic planning, budget management, forecasting, key accounts management and inventory management.
Yash is a goal driven individual with a focus on increasing sales and profitability of a business to drive sustainable growth. He loves to create and innovate to deliver amazing results using cross-functional metrics. Relentless and prudent mind focused on maximizing profitability and efficiency of the company’s brand.
You can find Yash in his spare time reading novels and updates about current technological advances and innovations. He is a green technology enthusiast. There is healthy mind in a healthy body, so Crossfit training helps to stick to it.
Concinnity Agro2o Private Limited
January 2018 - Today
April 2015 - December 2017
Handling category with an annual turnover of $ 120 million across 17 countries. Developed a comprehensive buy model for Essentials category resulting in 21% growth in sales. Delivered additional $ 7 million revenue by reshaping retail display area based on performance. Expanded category contribution to business by 19% in 14 months. Driving sales through merchandise Financial Planning at product, location and week level Guiding pricing and markdowns strategy against targeted margins for each country Developed Store Grading and allocation methodology for effective Assortment Planning. Developing Product, Sales and Buy strategy and presenting to management for each season.
Buyer and Planner
April 2014 - March 2015
Sr Executive - Retail Planning
May 2012 - April 2014