Vijay Talwar

Vijay Talwar

Chief Commercial Officer & Chief Digital Officer, Avolta (Dufry & Autogrill)

Vijay Talwar is an accomplished multinational business leader with 25+ years of broad industry experience in consumer products, online, sports and retail sectors encompassing both emerging and premium brands. Vijay joined Avolta (formerly Dufry, Autogrill and HMS Host) in March 2023 as Chief Commercial & Digital Officer, where he is responsible for Digital, Marketing, Commercial, Category Management, Procurement, Store Design and Supply Chain. As of October 2021, Vijay has also served at Dunelm Group plc as Non-Executive Director. Prior to Avolta, Vijay was President – Digital of Footlocker and later became to CEO of Foot Locker EMEA in 2019. In this role, Vijay focused on driving productivity and capitalizing on growth opportunities, while furthering an elevated multi-channel experience across this important geography. He was also responsible for guiding strategic direction and vision for the Foot Locker EMEA, including franchise operations. Other notable senior posts held by Vijay included CEO, CFO and President of International of Blue Nile, and he was also COO for Central Europe, Middle East and Africa at Nike.