Vishak Kumar is the CEO of Madura Fashion & Lifestyle (MFL), a business unit of Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. (ABFRL). Vishak has been with the company since 1995 when he joined as a Management Trainee at MFL.
During his 25-year long stint, Vishak has worked across functions and occupied various roles in sales, marketing and retail. Prior to his stint as CEO of Madura, Vishak was the CEO of Aditya Birla Retail Ltd (ABRL), where he was instrumental in transforming the “More” Supermarket and Hypermarket business.
Vishak has won multiple accolades for his stellar contribution to the fashion and retail industry. Within the ABG umbrella, in 2014, Vishak received the Aditya Birla Group ‘Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Leader’ for his exceptional contribution to the business. In 2015, ABG conferred him with the prestigious ‘Aditya Birla Fellow’ title.
Vishak is an IIM Bangalore alumnus and a computer engineer from BIT Ranchi. A keen sportsperson, he enjoys playing squash, badminton and tennis.