Vivek has more than 16 years of experience in different verticals including Government & Legal Affairs, Taxation (Direct, Indirect, & International), Financial Management, Litigation Management and Internal Audit. In his current capacity, Vivek handles key responsibilities including maintaining strategic relationships government officials in states as well as at the center. As an Industry representative, Vivek indulges in dialogue with regulatory and policy making bodies in the government, voicing concerns of the Direct Selling Industry and convincing government is framing Industry-friendly policies.
Vivek represents the Direct Selling Industry on many platforms, from embassies to Industry chambers spreading a word about Direct Selling Industry. At organizational level, Vivek has developed and managed the organization’s sustainability and CSR initiatives with the objective of promoting gender equality, women empowerment, girl child education and sustainability. An avid reader, Vivek remains updated on national & global current affairs. When not working, Vivek loves to spend time with his children. Vivek finds inspiration in his wife and loves to travel around the world with his family, absorbing and learning different cultures.
A Food Nutrition specialist and policy professional for15 years having expertise in the technical & legal regulatory affairs in Food, Retail, FMCG and allied areas.Deft in International Food Regulations such as Codex Alimentarius, Rini has worked closely with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and was an external consultant to Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and advised the authority on various strategic legal & Regulatory matters. She was also instrumental in drafting key regulations and was an active member in Harmonisation of Food Standards. Besides, being one of the lead consultants for undertaking training for various grades of FSSAI officials including the Adjudicating Officers on a pan-India scale, she has developed various training modules on implementation & enforcement of the Food Safety Act. As Head of regulatory, government and industry affairs for Herbalife, India, she is responsible for regulatory& policy advocacy, compliance as well as creating a harmonised legislative environment for the industry. She has started her career with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) and before joining Herbalife, was leading the Food Practice in AmarchandMangaldas(a leading law farm of India), New Delhi.
Jitendra Jagota, an Associate members of Institute of Company Secretary of India, a qualified chartered secretary from ICSA, London and law graduate from Delhi University. Had professional experience of about 16 years in corporate world strengthening the legal acumen while working with HFCL, Barista Coffee, Cargill Foods, Wrigley, DuPont and currently with Avon India.
Rajat Banerji is National Head - Corporate Affairs at Amway India Enterprises, has been with Amway since April 2000. While the first five years at Amway were devoted to the Company's CSR efforts, he was Head Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility between July 2005 and April 2010. He has done his PGD in Journalism from BVB, Delhi. Prior to joining Amway, he was a journalist for eight years in Delhi [three years with The Statesman, Delhi and five years with Down To Earth - a publication from the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)]. Prior to being a journalist, Rajat had worked in the Tea and Coffee estates of Tata Tea Ltd and Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation for close to three years, at Munnar, Tirunelveli and Coorg.
Amit has over 16 years of rich experience in various Industry Associations, such as MAIT and CEAMA. He is a known name in industry-advocacy and is credited to have worked with relevant ministries and departments in formulation of key polices. He is a graduate from Delhi University and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade from Symbiosis, Pune & Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security from IMT, Ghaziabad. He is also a trained Assessor for EFQM and is on the Panel of Assessors for CII â€“ EXIM Bank Award for Business excellence.