Dubai, 29 October 2019: Ishwar Chugani, Managing Director of Giordano Middle East FZE and Executive Director of Giordano International, received the 2019 Retail Professional of the Year Award from the Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards organized by the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres and Retail.
Chugani was selected for his outstanding work in steering Giordano to expand and penetrate markets beyond the Middle East. Chugani has been at the helm of Giordano for the past 26 years and has over 40 years of retail experience in the region.
Apart from his responsibilities at Giordano, Chugani is also a founding member of the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres and Retail and The UAE Retail Business Group. His contribution to the retail industry in the region spans 40 distinguished years.
As CEO and Managing Director of Giordano Middle East, he heads the group’s business in the Middle East, India, Africa, Central Asia and Europe. Giordano Middle East (FZE) is a 100 % subsidiary of Giordano International Hong Kong and provides strategic support, logistics, and management to Giordano’s franchise partners across the region.
Giordano is one of the world’s leading international retailers for fashion and accessories. Giordano International currently operates 2,400 stores in 40 countries.