Lt Colonel Vijay Nair (Veteran), is graduate from Symbiosis Institute of Management. “Colonel”, as he is popularly known in Retail SCM circles, has over 32 years of Experience, currently Heads the Distribution and Logistics for Reliance Digital Retail Limited that has a network of 26 DCs serving approx 2000 Stores in 25 states.
He has had over two decades of rich experience with the Indian Army where he served in several parts of the country coordinating HRD/ HRM, Operational Logistics and Training. He has an impeccable academic record and is also an alumni of the coveted Defence Services Staff College. He is also in qualified in Material Management, System Analysis and Programming, Project Management, Supply Chain Management and has been certified in Retail Management by IGDS.
In his prior appointment as the Head of Supply Chain, for HyperCITY Retail India (Shoppers Stop Ltd), Colonel was responsible for set up of Domestic and Import Supply chain Network for Food and Grocery, General Merchandise and Fashion.
Reliance Digital is by far the largest electronic retailer in the country and has ambitious expansion and consolidation plans. Consequently, also the largest Electronic Retail Supply chain Network in India. Having completed the GST consolidation of DCs, he is currently working on Automation and digitising the distribution and logistics network to make it more agile and responsive.