Nilesh Ved, Chairman of Apparel Group (5 mins)
Welcome to this episode of our Bayt Leadership Series. Nilesh Ved is the Chairman of the Apparel Group, a retail company that started from humble beginnings to grow into to a group with 150 stores featuring 75 international brands. Nilesh grew up in Dubai, but moved to the U.S. to achieve his bachelor’s degree at Boston University. After graduation he returned to Dubai. He soon realized it was better to be a big fish in a small pond rather than the other way around. As Dubai turned into the cosmopolitan city it is today, so did his business expanded. See him in conversation with MAD Talks founder Tariq Qureishy.