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Jyoti Deswal

Director - Etail & Large format Retail Business
Lenovo India Pvt. Ltd.

Jyoti Deswal is a young business leader with expertise across Indian Retail and E-commerce Industry. Jyoti currently serves as the Head of Etail & Large Format Retail Business (LFR) for Lenovo India.

Jyoti has an Executive MBA in Sales & Marketing from IIM Calcutta, Post Graduate Program in Retailing and Marketing Management (PGPRMM) from Birla institute of Management & Technology.

Coming from a humble background, Jyoti has achieved a remarkable growth in last 15 years as professional. She has grown from a management trainee to the Head of LFR & Etail business at Lenovo India in just over a decade driven by hard work and result oriented performance. She is responsible for the P&L of both the RTMs which contributes to 50% of overall Lenovo consumer business.

Under her leadership, Lenovo LFR & Etail business has witnessed consistent 20+% compounded growth year on year and all of this leading to Lenovo becoming a strong no # 2 brand in market.

Lenovo is one of the fastest growing brands with all major retail & etail partners.

Jyoti is a recipient of multiple industry and company awards including:

  • Emerging Business Women of the year – 2021
  • Women Super achiever award – 2019-20 by World Women Leadership Congress
  • Young Retail icon of the year - 2019 by Future Retail summit
  • Prestigious 'Presidential Award' (Asia Pacific Level award) & Individual excellence award at Lenovo (2021 , 2019 & 2013)
  • Outstanding Manager Award for FY 2020
  • 'Lenovo Team Excellence & Dream team award' for last six years (FY 2012/13/14/FY'17/FY'18 / FY19)

In core business roles, where we don't see many women in leadership, Jyoti has made a significant presence in the industry driven by her hard work and commitment. An avid reader and fitness enthusiast Jyoti enjoys outdoor sports and travelling.