CEO and Managing Director, Giordano Middle East
Ishwar Chugani is the CEO and Managing Director of Giordano Middle East and a member of the Management Committee of Giordano International, Hong Kong.
Chugani began his career in 1979 when he set up Sindbad’s Wonderland, the Middle East first Indoor Family Entertainment Centre at the Al Ghurair Centre, Dubai.
Chugani has consistently been recognized as one of the Top 25 Indian CEOs in the Arab World by Forbes magazine.
In June 2017, he was appointed as the first FICCI-Philippines (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce Inc.) Foreign Ambassador of Goodwill.
In 2018, he was bestowed the prestigious La Sallian Global Achievement Award as an outstanding alumnus by his alma mater, De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines.
In 2019 he was awarded the Retail Professional of the Year from the Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards organized by the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres and Retailers.
Apart from his responsibilities at Giordano, Chugani is also a founding member of the Middle East Council of Shopping Centers and The UAE Retail Business Group. His contribution to the retail industry in the region spans 42 distinguished years.