Our advisors are hired from a variety of industries to bring in different perspectives and thus helping in providing insightful solutions to business challenges. Below are some of the key specialists who have deep expertise in the industry.
Baqar Iftikhar Naqvi
Baqar is a seasoned retail professional and entrepreneur with over 18 years of experience in retail strategy and operations, covering sectors such as fashion & Lifestyle, Food & Grocery and Consumer Goods. He specializes in retail startups in India and internationally, including those in the e-commerce space.
Baqar worked over 10 years with a premiere Retail and Consumer Products consulting firm. As CEO, he then headed a men’s value brand with 600 plus stores and 125+ Shop in Shops. He was a part of the startup team and the CEO of an e-commerce start-up in the premium/designer fashion and lifestyle space. As cofounder & CEO, he then cofounded another social commerce startup.
Baqar currently works as Business Director with Wazir Advisors, advising retail and consumer products clients on strategy, operations and M&As.He also actively works in the field of Skill Development in the retail sector.
Mohit has over 10 years of experience in core Investment banking advising companies on Mergers and Acquisition and Private Equity transactions. For most part of his career, he advised Japanese companies on M&A’s and JV’s in India across sectors such as Financial technology, Auto & Auto Ancillary & Education. Having led negotiations on numerous cross border M&A’s, he has a deep understanding of consulting requirements of clients on structuring transactions and valuations.
Mohit currently works as an Associate Director– Transaction Advisory with Wazir Advisors, advising clients on Merger & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Private Equity and Valuations. At Wazir, he focusses on opportunities in Consumer Products & Retail.
He is a B.Com(H) graduate from Delhi University and pursued his MBA (Finance) from Symbiosis Institute of Business management (SIBM) Pune.