Creating Smarter Malls

Varsha Gandhi

Varsha Gandhi
Chief Operating Officer

Varsha joined Primedia Unlimited Malls with a wealth of financial, accounting and managerial experience under her belt. Before she arrived, her previous position was that of Group Financial Controller for the McCann Worldgroup in South Africa, where she had overall management of a finance team of ten people, reporting directly into the US listed group parent company.

Initially, she began her Primedia Unlimited Malls journey as the Chief Operating Officer for the Lifestyle business unit where she was the responsible for all finance operations including budgets, forecasts and monthly reporting. She is also custodian of HR-related matters such as training plans, succession plans and appraisals.

With her exceptional attention to detail, ability to rationalise and execute large scale projects into meaningful and tangible business improvements, Varsha’s expertise and methodical work ethic landed her the position of Chief Operating Officer for Primedia Unlimited Malls. Through her admirable leadership, management and forecasting of all financial aspects and operational efficiencies, Primedia Unlimited Malls has seen incredible positive change and steady growth in a short time.

As a multi-talented, level headed and extremely skilled leader, Varsha is responsible for maintaining and improving current company BBBEE levels and implementing the new codes. Legally speaking, she reviews commercial contracts for customers and suppliers and identifies and manages business risk, across departments.

Varsha expresses, “With an unmatched and solid forward-thinking strategy backed up by a committed leadership team with an unparalleled track record, we are excited to spearhead our expertise in the retail space, build deeper insights and understanding of consumer shopper behaviour, whilst internally strengthening the integration across the business. This position is pivotal in meeting the growing need for business integration within Primedia Unlimited Malls with the purpose of unlocking the cross-functional opportunities that the complimentary businesses offer.”

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