Rakhi Nagpal

Business Operation Expert , Puma Sports India Pvt. Ltd.
Strategic Planning
100% of proceeds will be donated to 776 Foundation


seasoned senior-level professional in operations & management with more than two decades of experience in retail, sports & lifestyle; she was one of the first employees to transition from Reebok to Adidas and now being at Puma, she has witnessed the growth of the footwear industry in India and being at the heart of the ecosystem in shaping the same. She impacts Global & regional level functions, including sourcing, leading projects, production planning, factory operations, and supply chain management initiatives creating long term business relationships that operate even amidst a crisis. In her journey of becoming the leader in footwear, she has straddled multiple roles with a team & strategy-driven business approach along with strong interpersonal relationships across the value chain right from Marketing, SCM, Sales, Retail & Distribution partners to T1 suppliers and material suppliers. Successfully handled the responsibilities in operations to support the generation of business revenue of over 90,000 crores over 12 years in 4 countries with 25 key suppliers in 3 fortune 500 companies (Puma, Adidas, Reebok). In her current organization Puma-India as a Production Planning Manager, known for her Impeccable data-driven decisions, eye for quality, driving continuous improvement, automates and streamlining of processes to deliver consistent results aligned to the long term business goals. An advocate of open channels of communication, transparency in decision making and diversity, her team find her a prized mentor. At the same time, business leaders nominate her as the most trusted leader for delivery. A management professional with an MCA, is an advocate for continuous learning from people, projects and industry trends. Known in the industry for the following expertise: -End to end operations Management -Supply Chain Optimization -Strategic Planning and Production -Strategic & Sustainability Sourcing -Business Analytics ,Project Planning & forecasting -Business Process Improvement -Logistics & Inventory Management -New Vendor Development High integrity, agile professional, with a coaching mindset to groom, give and grow in diverse environments amidst diverse and volatile environments, engages in curious conversations that shape a nurturing culture prized by people leaders & peers. She’s available for mentoring aspiring leaders , speaking in forums and brainstorming news ideas in her area of expertise. You can reach out to me at nagpal.rakhi@gmail. Lives in Gurgaon and belongs to the world. ...Read More