Vikram Bakshi is a recognized business leader in the country, spearheading diverse successful businesses in Real Estate, Hospitality & Retail. He is one of the few entrepreneurs, who led the QSR & Retail revolution in the country. He is a man who has continuously reinvented himself and set new benchmarks in the industry, and currently leads McDonald’s India (North & East) & ASCOT Hotels & Resorts Ltd.
As the Managing Director & JV Partner of McDonalds India, a Joint Venture with McDonald’s Corporation of USA., Vikram has successfully established McDonalds as the leading consumer brand and Industry leader in the QSR sector. In its last decade of operations in India, McDonald’s India has achieved major milestones in the QSR business, and has set the benchmarks for others to follow.
Vikram was nominated as the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ by The Economic Times for two years (2004 & 2005) in succession.
Vikram has also been recognized as ‘The Most Admired Food Professional of the Year’ at The Golden Spoon Awards 2008 - The Images Award for Excellence in food retailing.