Management Members

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Rajiv Malla
Centre Head

“To serve the best” is the vision that guides Rajiv and his Pune team.

Rajiv Malla is a hotel specialist with over 30 years of international hotels & resorts experience. He has extensive experience in Operations, Sales & Business Development, Renovations etc in the hospitality industry. It ranges from planning, supervising and managing the entire operations including new set ups, resource planning, procurement and maintenance of inventory levels for smooth functioning of all the departments. He has a record of developing procedures, service standards, operational policies, planning & implementing effective control measures to cut operating costs, hands on for designing & implementing training programs for bringing keen customer focus, high energy level and team spirit in the employees.

Excellent written communication, inter personal liaison and problem solving skills with the ability to work in multi cultural environment. A strong implementer of “CHANGE” to improve productivity, reduce costs and re-energise operations. A consistent performer with a proven track record of increasing revenues and streamlining workflow.

He is also a member of various Travel & Tourism associations as an active committee member.


Gajendra Singh Rathore
G M – Operations & Leasing

Gajendra Singh is associated with Phoenix Marketcity since 2008 and has played a key role in launch of the Phoenix Marketcity Pune. He has proven his excellence into retail planning, liaisoning, leasing, fitout coordination, team building & training to Mall operations.

With 13 years of experience in Retail business development, Leasing, Liaisoning, retailer relations is now heading the Mall operations and Leasing with a mission to constantly improve experience of internal and external customers and maximize revenue for the Mall.


Sipi Porwal
AGM – Marketing

A seasoned marketing professional with over 10 yrs of experience in managing and growing various brands. Having started her career in Advertising & Marketing Communication Sipi moved on to manage a start up brand of Tata Group on a PAN India basis. This involved strategic Marketing, Market Research & Consumer insighting, Mass Media advertising (Print, TV, Radio, Online etc.), Extensive BTL activation (Visual Merchandising, Event Management & Experiential Marketing), Product Launches, Extensive PR & Publicity including regular media interactions across India. Over the past two years she has been associated with Phoenix right from its inception and has contributed to the brand building, revenue generation & the roll out phase activities of the mall and in the process actively contributed to the dominant & preferred brand position of the mall in Pune.

Sipi has strived to drive innovations with frugality. She has been recognized as ‘idea’ person with lot of passion and enabling leader of people.


Shankar Chavan
Chief Engineer

Electrical Engineer, Ex Insian Navy with 15 year’s post navy experience
India Navy – 1982-1997
CTR – 1998-1999
Jahangir Hospital – 1999-2001
Worked with shoppers stop – 2001-2005
IUCAA- 2005 -2011
Inorbit Malls – 2011 -2012


Milind Patwardhan
Chief Security Officer(CSO)

Milind is a former Army Officerwith 30 years of overall experience.
He holds a post graduate degree in Economics and another in Personnel Management.
He has planned organized and executed several successfulanti-terrorist operations during his tenures in counter insurgency environment of J & K and North-East, wherein his work was praised by the Chief Of Army Staff.
He has trained, led and motivated men from the front in active operations on the LOCin adverse conditions.
As a key staff officer in a logistic set up he was responsible for coordination and control of various operational services.
As a leading member of raising team of three newly raised combat units at different stages in his military career he has had the opportunity to lay down Standard Operating Procedures and drills for simultaneous actions at different levels for carrying out specific tasks After taking a voluntary retirement from army, he has facilitated more than 100 behavioural (Out Bound) training workshops for corporate clients.
He has attended a Basic Human Lab, a Special Theme Lab and several workshops on various tools of training. Also he is qualified in Competency Mapping.


Mr. Mangesh Shiledar
Unit Finance Controller(UFC)

Finance post graduate having 23 years of experience in Finance, Manufacturing, Retail and Real estate industry.
Started my career as a Trainee in 1990 and have grown to this level with this experience.
10 years of retail industry and last 4 years of Real Estate Industry experience.
Was associated with Retail brands like Shoppers Stop, Spencer’s, More, Reliance, Croma and Inorbit.
In Aditya Birla Retail Limited, was part of “Project Lehar” (ABRL’s-Food Retail chain Launch Project in Pune) representing finance dept.
Since March 14 associated with Phoenix Market City pune.