Director, Insights Division, North Africa & Iran

Gagan started off his research career in 1997 at IMRB International, Mumbai. In early 2000, he moved to Dubai and helped establish AMRB’s presence in the region.

In 2004, he moved to Cairo to take charge of AMRB’s North Africa operations and was successful in growing that business. In April 2006, he moved back to Dubai to take on overall responsibility of AMRB across Middle East & North Africa. He has also been closely associated with Oasis International in Pakistan (later MRB Pakistan) on its integration into the Kantar group. Post Kantar First, Gagan has taken on the role of Managing Director North Africa & Iran, Kantar Insights and has been responsible for Kantar Insights businesses across Egypt, Morocco and Algeria. Gagan is a keen sports enthusiast and likes to play cricket, football and squash. He also a regularly writes opinion pieces on retail and marketing for Gulf News, has published articles in ESOMAR Research World and presented papers at various industry forums.