COO, Jacky’s Group of Companies
Ashish Panjabi is the Chief Operating Officer for UAE’s Jacky’s Group of Companies and is currently running Jacky’s Business Solutions, the group’s end-to-end solutions provider for major companies and organisations in the region seeking efficient and effective visitor management, banking and graphics solutions.
Under his leadership, Jacky’s Business Solutions has partnered with the leaders in the 3D printing landscape. The company is also a distributor of large format printers and industrial UV printing products; banking and queuing management solutions; as well as robotic and digital fabrication products.
Ashish also runs Jacky’s Retail LLC, which operates Samsung Brand Shops across the UAE. He is also a partner in Cutting Edge Solutions LLC, a company focused on supplying high quality finishing products for the printing, manufacturing and fabrication industries.
Prior to managing Jacky’s Business Solutions and Jacky’s Retail, Ashish has also managed various businesses within the Group from a multi-brand electronics retail chain, a mail order business, distribution businesses, a photographic solutions provider to an e-commerce business.
As a testament of his achievements, Ashish has a number of accolades under his belt, including the ‘Young Asian Achievers’ award in 2011 from Xponent Media, the ‘Retail Leadership Award’ from the Asian Retail Leadership Awards 2012 and the Young Business Achiever (Male) Award from Ahlan Masala in 2015.
Ashish is also serving as a Governance Director in the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) Governance Committee from 2014 until 2017, and a Director for the Middle East, Pakistan & Africa Regional Council from 2015 to 2017 in EO. Ashish has previously also held the position of President of the EO UAE Chapter and a Director for the EO Europe, Middle East and Africa Regional Council. In addition, he is presently the Chair for the UAE for Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards (GSEA), a worldwide competition that helps recognise the next generation of student entrepreneurs.
A resourceful speaker, Ashish has also been invited in several forums and exhibitions to speak on consumer retail industry, technology trends and consumer behaviour in the Middle East. Ashish holds a Bachelor in Science with specialisation in Finance, Investments and Economics from Babson College, USA. Ashish has also attended executive education programs at the London Business School, Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and is a graduate from the EO Leadership Academy.