Swetang’s education and training have been critical to his success as a leader. His Master’s in Business Administration, with a specialisation in Marketing & Sales and International Business, has equipped him with the knowledge and skills to navigate the complex and dynamic business environment. Additionally, his Executive Management Program in Sales and Marketing from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, has further honed his skills, giving him a broader perspective on business management. This extensive education and training has prepared him to tackle even the most challenging situations and make informed decisions.
LEADING BY EXAMPLE
Swetang believes in setting an example and improving the lives of those around him. He has demonstrated this through his impeccable leadership at Sun Multinational DMCC, where he has launched, and manages various apprenticeship programs designed to enhance the living standards of the communities where the company operates. Today, the Group operates in 12 countries across four continents with the mission to leverage the strengths of each brand and allied industry within the markets it operates to drive superior shareholder returns.
A FUTURE-FOCUSED LEADER
Swetang believes that innovation is what distinguishes “great businesses” from “good businesses”. He views it as a driving force behind value creation, both for the business and its stakeholders. Under his guidance, Sun Multinational DMCC has adopted a philosophy of value addition, which is evident in its extractive businesses. His career highpoint has been steering Sun Multinational and maintaining profitability across the Group during the pandemic.
Swetang attributes his success to his father and great business leaders who have inspired him throughout his journey. He considers himself fortunate to have stood on the shoulders of some of the most courageous and visionary leaders in the business world. The humble leader credits his professional growth to the generosity of his Group Chairman, KP Damji, and the Group Managing Director, Mr. Rahul Sood, who discovered and nurtured him, helping him to become the leader he is today.
LEADING WITH COMPASSION
Under Swetang’s leadership, Sun Multinational DMCC has taken an active approach to corporate social responsibility. It has set up educational bursaries in over five countries, built three schools, and two medical facilities to benefit local communities. It has also partnered with health ministries and government entities to provide PPEs during the COVID-19 pandemic, and established apprenticeship programs in many countries.
Swetang has led and supervised Sun Multinational Group subsidiaries to receive numerous awards and recognition, including Exporter of the Year (Suzan General Trading (Pvt) Ltd.), by the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce, Top International Retail Operator – Sun Duty Free by Africa Tours & Commerce, and World Luxury Hotel Awards for Best Hotel Management Company by Sun Africa Hotels.