A Marketing Leader with 15 plus years of experience working with Top MNCs such a Bata, Panasonic, Nokia, Microsoft, Pernod Richard and LG Electronics. Currently working as Assistant Vice President – Head of Retail Marketing and Visual Merchandising at Bata India Pvt Ltd. Abhinav alongside an alumnus of IIM-Indore, he has also completed his postgraduate certification From MICA and PGDM in Marketing & IT from Sri Balaji Society. He joined Bata after a stint of around 4.8 years in Panasonic where he was head of Through the line marketing, branch marketing operations and dealer relationship management. He has hands-on experience in managing Retail marketing, Visual merchandising, Campaign development, GTM Strategy, Social Media Strategy, offline-Online marketing ATL, Digital, BTL Activities,, Media management ,etc. He was recognized as Retail Professional of the Year – 2022 in Star Retailers Awards. He was awarded with the Asian Leadership & Innovation Award – Golden Globe Tigers Awards endorsed by CMO Asia/CMO Global/Asia Retail Congress, World Federation of Marketing & World Marketing congress, Marketing Professional of the Year 2021 by CMO Asia/CMO Global/Asia Retail Congress, World Federation of Marketing & World Marketing congress.