Chairman, Guardian Pharmacy and Book Author
Ashutosh Garg, an MBA has worked in the corporate sector for 25 years. He worked for ITC Limited for 17 years, leaving in 1995 as Managing Director of one of the ITC group companies, based in Singapore. Thereafter he spent 8 years in the aerospace industry.
In April 2003, the entrepreneurial bug bit him and he started a chain of Health and Beauty Retail outlets under the name Guardian. Guardian is the master franchisee for GNC Live Well in India and is now the leading wellness retailer in India.
He has served on the board as a director of the GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance (www.gavi.org) from 2006 to 2014.
A member of the Retail Strategy Council of India, he has also served on the Advisory Council of The Centre for Policy Research and continues to serve on the boards of several companies and educational institutions.
In January 1995, he was recognised as a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, Switzerland. He is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization since 1994 and a Charter Member of TiE since 2007.