Top Indian Business Leaders In The Middle East 2021
Rank: #21

Naresh Bhawnani

Title: Founder and Chairman
Company: West Zone Group
Sector: Retail

Bhawnani opened his first supermarket in 2005, and over the last 15 years the West Zone Group has diversified into supermarkets, hypermarkets, logistics, shopping malls, real estate, construction, technology, hospitality, and F&B in the U.A.E. Supermarkets and hypermarkets remain at the forefront of the group’s activities, with more than 100 located across the country covering more than 500,000 square feet of retail space. Bhawnani oversees more than 5,000 employees. The group recently acquired a supermarket chain, Safestway, along with three Giant branches and one G-Mart from Giant Group.