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Levi Strauss & Co.’s appointed Sanjeev Mohanty to lead commercial operations for U.S. and Canada

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi:27/10/21: Odisha born Sanjeev Mohanty was appointed as Levi Strauss & Co.’s Senior Vice President and Managing Director for US and Canada operations.

Mohanty, who hails from Odisha, is currently Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Levi Strauss & Co’s South Asia-Middle East and Africa operations. Levi Strauss & Co is well known for its denim brand Levi’s.

Mohanty, a graduate of NIFT New Delhi, will be the first Indian executive in the fashion sector to be appointed for this global role.

He has worked with Benetton Group as Managing Director of its South Asia operations. Before joining Levi’s in 2016, Mohanty headed online fashion platform Jabong.

“During his tenure with the company, Sanjeev has proven himself to be a dynamic and growth-minded leader. He has strengthened our business and our teams in South Asia, where some of our most important markets are located, to deliver industry-leading results,” said Seth Ellison, executive vice president, and chief commercial officer of Levi Strauss & Co.

Levi Strauss & Co’s products are being sold in over 110 countries worldwide. US and Canada are the retailer’s largest and most complex commercial operations cluster.

In his reaction, Mohanty said, “I feel deeply humbled and privileged to be given this opportunity to lead the largest market for the company. It will be an honour to work alongside a very talented U.S. and Canada team, and to embark on this next phase of my career with the company.”

The iconic denim apparel retailer designs and markets jeans, casual wear and related accessories for men, women and children under the Levi’s, Dockers, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co., Denizen and Beyond Yoga brands.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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