Leadership

EXECUTIVE

 

MANAGEMENT

Atul Bhardwaj

Atul is an advisory non-executive partner. He’s an EVP and CTO on the board at Media Markt, the $30bn European electronics retailer.

Previously Atul was Group CIO at Tesco and a partner at Accenture. Atul knows all about the issues that retailers face with sub optimal solutions and has solved these issues several times over and brings that expertise to help us shape our offerings.

John Burry

With extensive global retail executive experience including, Chief Commercial Officer at Tesco, John now sits on the advisory board of several companies. Ideally positioned to advise us on our solutions, their business context and where we should continuously strive to improve.

Sid Sarangi

Sid has worked in retail technology across several countries over two decades and has been the CIO of retailers like Kazyon. He has delivered transformation programs worldwide and has in the past, founded a retail consulting company with past clients such as Tesco, Selfridges, Arcadia and Dixons.

Paula Disberry

Partner, African Operations

With senior executive level retail and FMCG experience (BP, Colgate-Palmolive, Tesco, Woolworths South Africa, Country Road Australia, Pick n Pay) across the globe, Paula brings her unique commercial and advisory expertise to help Retailigence cater to and cover Africa from her base in Cape Town.

Paula has 15 years experience on the continent, with Woolworths as Director of Fashion, Beauty & Home Merchandise Planning & E-Commerce, and as Operations Director; as Commercial & Marketing Director for PnP; and now as a Retail Advisor to Tana Africa and Phatisa Private Equity, and Non-Executive Director of Pepkor and Sefalana Holdings.

Ambika Prasad Das

Ambika (AD) heads our technology and data science at RETAILIGENCE.
Having founded successful startups earlier, he brings drive and innovation to RETAILIGENCE and also leads our technology team in India.

Jason Shorrock

Over 30 years of retail solution expertise built by working for retailers such as Marks & Spencer and global solution vendors across all sectors of retail. Jason has implemented solutions and best practices across Europe.

He has extensive experience in product strategy and applying thought leading technology and solutions to real world retailer pain points. He also has a track record of helping retailers strategize and implement large scale transformation programmes to deliver retail best practices.

Richard Harris

Richard has over 30 years of experience leading teams during 2 spells at Tesco.

He started his career in stores in the UK, before moving to Central Europe. There he performed a wide range of cross functional operational and programme management roles – from IT Director to Commercial Support (where he established a Space Range and Display department) to Store Ordering, Operations Development, Price Integrity and Finance Transformation.

He has also been a Key Account Manager at Wincor Nixdorf selling, implementing and supporting IT hardware and software solutions to retailers and banks as well as leading the professional services team.

Richard lives in Hungary.

Dr. Riti Sarangi

Dr. Riti Sarangi is a senior scientist at the high energy national laboratory facility SLAC at Stanford university. In addition to her own research program, She manages a team of PhD scientists. Authored over 90 research publications with over 3100 citations.

She performs an advisory role around the balance of the purity of science and the practicality of business requirements in our solution design.

Andrew Howe

Andrew Howe comes to Retailigence with 30 years of retail experience.

He worked at Sainsbury’s in a variety of senior commercial roles including Buying, Category Management and Space, Range & Display and at Marks & Spencer, creating and embedding their Foods Space, Range & Display function. He has also developed a number of new store propositions including a new Convenience format.

Andrew has 8 god children.