Always leading the charge from the front, Ms. Pushpa Bector continues to set new benchmarks for the retail industry and stands tall as a torch bearer for women in leadership roles. As the Executive Director, DLF Malls, she aspires to take Indian retail to new heights with a vision to not simply expand DLF’s footprints in retail, but by making the brand synonymous with an unparalleled holistic retail experience.
A visionary, Ms. Bector, has led DLF’s retail portfolio by preempting global industry trends as well as consumer needs and desires. DLF malls do not simply address the needs of today but are well equipped to meet and exceed future expectations across all consumer touch points. She has been adept in marrying her extensive industry knowledge with innovative thinking and data driven insights to create effective strategies that have allowed DLF Malls’ portfolio to continue to thrive and grow even in the challenging and tumultuous retail environment.
A Harvard Alumni, Pushpa is passionate about music and cinema. While she enjoys her time at the boardroom, she also cherishes quality time spent with her children and family.
A firm believer in pre-empting changes and seizing new opportunities, Ms. Bector has multiple awards to her credit, with ET Now women super achiever in shopping malls sector, being the latest to be added to her list of achievements.
Honours and Awards Received
Ms. Pushpa Bector is currently a prominent member of CII- National Committee of Retail and PHD Chamber of Commerce- Chairperson of Retail. Ms. Bector has been a recipient of numerous awards and honours. The most prestigious of which was conferred to her by CMO Asia in 2013 following her continuous contributions to the retail and real estate segment. She was honoured with the International Women Leadership Award for her excellence in the retail industry. This award recognised and appreciated the profound role played by Ms. Bector as an exemplary leader, decision maker and executioner, in shaping the future of retail in India.
Pushpa is well-versed in analytics and has successfully shown the power of data to drive results. She was awarded the Most Admired Shopping Centre Professional of the Year at Asia Shopping Centre and Mall Awards 2014. Her keen interest in finance and deep understanding of key industry drivers earned her the prestigious Pathfinder award for the most enterprising CXO in the 8th annual estate awards.
Ms. Pushpa Bector has been honoured with:
- Most Admired Shopping Centre Professional of the year – CMO Asia 2019
- CXO of the year – 11th REALTY+ Excellence Awards 2019, North
- Most admired shopping centre professional of the year by India Shopping Centre Forum 2019
- Times Power Icons 2019 North for her contribution in the field of Retail and Shopping Malls Business
- Retail Professional of the year by BTVi National Award for Marketing Excellence
- Women Super Achiever by ET NOW Stars of the Industry Awards for Excellence in Real Estate 2018
- Pathfinder award for the most enterprising CXO in the 8th annual estate awards
- Professional of the Year at Asia Shopping Centre and Mall Awards 2014
- Honoured with the International Women Leadership Award for the Excellence in the Retail Industry organized by CMO Asia in 2013
DLF Malls which comprises of 6 premium properties and 2 luxury properties across Delhi-NCR and Chandigarh. The premium portfolio includes DLF Mall of India – India’s first & largest mall that has delectable dining options, energizing entertainment arenas and home to 360 brands and 65 kiosks, makes it a delightful experience for shoppers, DLF Promenade – The Fashion forward mall of Delhi-NCR catering to thousands of discerning shoppers with a unique mix of leading international and Indian fashion, entertainment and dining options, DLF Cyber Hub – the ultimate F&B Social Hangout that has more than 75 outlets and a jam-packed calendar of events around Food, Music & Entertainment throughout the year, DLF City Centre, Chandigarh – the culturally vibrant mall. Horizon Plaza, DLF 5 – a world for finest cuisines and unmatched ambience & DLF Avenue, Saket – the latest landmark with great shopping, fine dining & cultural happenings.
DLF’s Luxury Retail portfolio includes its two premier destinations, DLF Emporio – The first and finest luxury destination in the country designed as a name synonymous with luxury offering a unique shopping experience where the accent is on exclusivity, space and aesthetics, where Indian fashion designers and International Luxury Brands are showcased under one elegant roof & the award winning “The Chanakya” – India’s most uniquely curated luxury destination providing discerning luxury-enthusiasts, options across international and home-grown brands offering fashion, lifestyle, gourmet dining and entertainment.