Dear Sir ,
You have showed us that the secret to success lies in simple things like hard work and perseverance. It was really wonderful working with you, I will miss you a lot sir, because more than a boss I have always seen you as a fatherly figure and I am going to miss that feeling.
All the best for your Future sir.
Will miss you a lot.
It has been a great experience working with you sir & you will always be remembered. Thank you and good luck with your future endeavors.
Thank you for the grounded and realistic approach you practiced. You have been a big pillar for the business which most of us leaned on. I was not so lucky to work directly with you and learn from you. I will certainly miss you.
Wishing you all the best for the years to come. Enjoy a healthy and joyful life.
Thanks and regards
There will be no replacement for the most upfront, straightforward and rational person like you sir.
We will miss you.
Wishing you a very happy new Innings. May this new innings give togetherness, fun, joy and fulfilment. To the man of barrage of questions, wishing a very happy retired life!
Samyak Deep is Sandeep - good light for the company he has been - Titan! A true company man, like the light we see, he has only one side to him. His consistency is amazing. He is the Rajini of our company - who can talk so fast! and stylish too. And if he says once, it is like telling 100 times :) He is the Iron fist with velvet gloves as we heard in an MRM. An absolute No-Nonsense person, it has been a pleasure and privilege to have known him and worked with him for 8 years. Sir, we will miss you. Best wishes for a fruitful and peaceful retired life. Look forward to staying in touch.
It was really a pleasure working with you for the last 10 years. Understood your perspective and learnt to appreciate a lot of the things you do.
Always tried my best to impress and influence you with the power of design and the role of design in business. Hope I was somewhat successful. Very happy to have known you for so many years.
Now that you are entering a new phase in your life, wishing you the very best of health, happiness & prosperity.
God will bless you a long, happy, and healthy retirement. Enjoy it to the fullest with your dears.
It is with a heavy heart that we bid farewell to you. Thanks is too small a word for the exemplary leader that you have been, yet it holds all our gratitude.
We will miss the great leader of Tanishq. Wish you all the Best for your future journey.
Boss! All the best with your next challenge and thank you for all you have done for us.
Sir, your clarity of thought is something which I envy a lot. Hopefully one day I will develop that clarity as well. Congratulations on a great career!!
I admire your leadership qualities a lot. The way you put a question which will make others understand the situation better. The decision making speed, speaking to the point without beating around the bush. Analysing the situation better and giving the apt solutions, the way you back up your team. Hats off to you and I will miss you a lot.
Thank you for always challenging us to become the best at what we do. Congrats on your retirement Sir!
Shalini Ling Kumar
It was wonderful knowing and interacting with you for more than 20 plus years at Titan, since I met you in Delhi in early nineties!
Your humble straight forward way of speaking coupled with simple, humorous anecdotes has always carried you to great heights in this company. Will cherish every interaction of ours for many years to come!
Wish you a wonderful well-earned retired life, and hope you start your new innings with greater vigor and super health!
N E Sridhar
It's difficult to describe in words the many ways your presence will be missed at Titan. In you I saw a leader who spoke his mind, expected high standards, was consistent and honest. Never did I experience a difference between what you said and what you did. And while many may describe you as tough, I have also experienced that side of you which would stand up for your team and be flexible to reason and logic. It was a privilege working with you.
Best wishes for whatever you have planned for the future.
Wishing you the very best as you move towards a new world out there. I have always admired your knowledge and the grip you had on retail plans and operational issues. You had the 3000 feet view as well as the ear to the ground. Your insights that I came across during review meetings always amazed me. We will miss you. Very difficult for somebody to fill your shoes.
Chidanand A C .
You are leaving behind a lasting legacy at Titan and at CaratLane. Your straightforwardness and a focus on the basics has always inspired me and I’ve learnt a lot about retail from you!
Thank you for your undying support to the CaratLane team! I wish you all the best, and we are privileged to have you on our board.
Dear Sandeep Sir,
Thanks for being there for us always. You always had our backs. You shall always be Mr Tanishq for me.
Philip Andre Vianna
THANK YOU very very much for those small nuggets of wisdom you shared in few of your addresses, thank you for keeping it very simple and encouraging simplicity, thank you for reinforcing the fact that the customer has to be kept at the center, thank you for reminding us that we need to be confident about ourselves, our products, our pricing, thank you for prodding us to find the root-cause of the success/failure and understand the BASE. Thank you very very much sir.
May you have the best of the time and keep guiding the new generation with your experience.
Wishing you all the best in your next phase of your life.
Thanks for your guidance & blessing always sir! We will miss you.
Congratulation to my favorite person at the office. No, I am not sucking up to the boss, because after tomorrow that doesn’t help me anymore. I just loved working for you and I am going to miss you.
Have fun with all the plans you have in retirement!
Rajesh P S
Will miss your approach of critically analysing new initiatives which are driven by us and the directions which were provided were extremely helpful. Vividly remember the way you forced me to take a drink saying it’s an order from you during the MT party in 2015. The learnings you have provided to the entire Tanishq fraternity will stay with us always.
Stay Healthy and Happy always sir.
Congratulation Sandeep Sir on your retirement. Thank you for being you. You have set a great example to everyone at work. Your graciousness, friendliness, and teamwork are going to be missed. Thank you for being someone we can look up to.
Enjoy your this new journey in life!
I am sad to see you go, because you've been not only a great leader but also a great father of Tanishq Retail.
To sir with love, is one movie (Sidney Poitre) that made a difference in my life. When I 1st met you and interacted with you, you were an outsider (not a family member then) who has made a difference in my life and ever since then I respect you and treat you as a family member. You will always have that space in my mind and heart.
Wishing you all the best, sir.
Sir, Have a great new journey! We will miss your knowledge, dedication and experience.
You have been an inspiring leader. We will miss you. Wishing you all the best for all your future endeavors.
I am impressed with your clarity of thought, company first attitude & love for golf. You are a legend in my eyes. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors. We will be in touch.
Congratulations to Mr.Sandeep for having brought Tanishq to these heights. For him company's interest comes first in everything he does. Best wishes for a peaceful, healthy and happy life hereafter.
Sir, it’s not the Goodbyes that hurt but the flashbacks that follows... you were more like a father figure to this business and we will always look up to you. I am privileged to have got to work with you and also only gained from your rich experience. Your attention to detail on consumers is impeccable and that's something I will always keep in mind.
May almighty bless you and your family with loads of happiness and togetherness.
Enjoy your retired life Sandeep. May God bless u with all the happiness and good health.
All the best.
Thank you for all the support and guidance that you provided, working with you has been a wonderful experience. Your presence has added so much meaning to my life. I will keep your gesture forever in my heart, cherished forever. Goodbyes are just the beginning of something better and bigger, Farewell Sir.
Have a fantastic journey ahead.
It's been an absolute pleasure working with you and learning from you. You will be dearly missed. Here's wishing you the best of health and an awesome next phase!
My best wishes to you and your family as you step into a new future, with adequate time on hand to pursue your hobbies and passion. You have had an amazing run at Titan, over 30 years. I have always enjoyed our interactions as well as your warmth and friendship.
Take care and all the very best. We will of course be in touch, God Bless
I feel very grateful to have had an opportunity to work with you; I remember the times I interacted / worked with you in IBD and many more such wonderful memories. Thank you very much for recognizing me and giving me all the possible opportunities in the departmental. Thank you once again for all your guidance and support. You are a GREAT MENTOR, we will MISS YOU.
Congratulations on your retirement!! I wish you nothing but good health and joyous days in your retirement. Working under your leadership and guidance was truly an honor. Thank you!!!
Thank you Very much Sir and very proud be part of your leadership
It has been a pleasure working with you over the last 9 years for me. I think your contribution to the success of the Jewellery division is well recognised. I have seen you take as many tough stances on business and getting people to be accountable as you have been considerate to your team members and associates.
You are a great example of how you can be tough and task oriented and yet uphold the Titan values of being fair to all concerned. We will miss you but will be in touch. Have a wonderful retired life and enjoy your golf. My very best wishes to you and your family in your second innings.
It has been a great pleasure working with you. You look tough from outside, but are a real sweet person inside. I recall the wonderful memories while working with you in the Jewellery division. You have been a good friend and mentor. Thank you for everything.
Wishing you a very Happy and healthy retired life.
You have been a big part of the company. Thank you for all you have done to guide this company forwards over the years. It has been truly a blessing learning and working with you over the years. What we did know was that you always wanted us to be our best, and you had the company's best interests at heart. Thank you for being tough on us. Definitely this has helped us in shaping our self for future.
Your brilliance and your guidance have always inspired us to do better. You were not just a boss to us, but a mentor. We will miss you.
We wish you a happy and healthy retirement.
Thank you very much for your attention to detail in all discussions that we had. Always appreciated your kind and approachable demeanor. Wish you a happy and healthy future with more challenges keeping you young!
All the best
If it isn't a clear yes, then it's a clear no. I was always clear about you Sandeep. You have been a true leader, teacher, principle & an excellent Retail Guru.
All the very best for your second Innings Sandeep, Please make us congratulate you on winning every golf tournament. We are all going to really miss you! Will be in touch!
G Chitti Babu
Thank you so much for your guidance and support over the past so many years. Your frankness has always always forced me to rethink for a better result. Wish you all the very beat and hope to continue receiving your guidance even more now.
It will be very difficult to imagine Titan without you. I first met you in August 2005, when you interviewed me for the Training Role. You took a bet on me & that was a turning point in my career. So it’s only fair to say you shaped my career (as you have for many many people). Even today, RSG continues to be the best stint ever. I think it is fair to say (on behalf of the erstwhile RSG team members) you gave us empowerment, freedom, courage (to challenge status quo), you led the team through some of the toughest times & helped build equity for the function. You inspired us, you gave us a sense of purpose & you were generous in giving us all the credit for all accomplishments. RSG was the best team because of YOU. You carried all of this in building Tanishq to pinnacle of a success & taking it to a position of leadership.
You were & will always be my 'Go To Person', guide & mentor. While there are many qualities of yours I admire & would like to imbibe, some that I want to particularly call out are - your candidness , ability to slice through everything & get straight to the point, managing short term and long term strategic imperatives in tough times, pushing team members to constantly challenge & find better ways of doing things.
Sandeep there is one regret that I do have, and that is I wish I had worked with you longer (perhaps till I retired :) for selfish reasons purely ;). Thank you Sandeep for your contribution in making Titan Company the most admired Company, for being who you are and for being my mentor and guide. I will miss you a lot and will take the liberty of reaching out to you even as you step into your next phase. God Speed!
Priya M Pillai
Dear Sandeep sir,
You are a True leader and Inspiration to all of us. All the time your focus was how to maximise the Revenue for the company. The way you handled Gold plus Merger with Tanishq is really a milestone in Titan History.
We Pray God to give a Heathy and Happy Retired life.
I want to say that you are one of the finest and inspiring leaders in Titan. I am fortunate to work with your leadership. Your ideas and quickly fixing the issue was fantastic. You taught me a valuable lesson in every meeting, and I want to thank you for that. I can't imagine Tanishq without you.
I hope your retirement is even better than you imagined. Best to you and your family. Happy retirement.
Happy Retired Life Sir. We are going to miss you
Ramesh C V
Life starts now. You will be able to do that you could not do during earlier busy schedules. Wish you a purposeful and meaningful life ahead. Let your professional experience and expertise be the light house for us.
Dr. Laxmidhar Biswal
Dear Sandeep Sir,
You are the one who helped others to take the decision and helped them on time as and when required. Cannot forget your contribution on our achievements. Praying to god for your healthy and happy retirement life.
Srinivasan T. S.
Right from when I joined at Jaipur in 2001 for my first stint, I was blown by the command you brought to your position, through sheer depth of knowledge you acquired and flair with which you weaved them. This was your style in every role you took. It resulted in shaping your leadership outlook, where Customer and Company came first- ALWAYS.
You evoked a unique combination of respectful-fear and admiration from many sections. You have shown us that it pays to go deep, be clinical, direct, and honest. You have also proven that it's possible to be very tough and yet deeply caring. The highest respect, regard, affection you earned remains an inspiration to many of us. You leave a legacy and almost impossible shoes to fill.
God Bless you.
You have been an inspiration all along to me with a great balance of control, understanding and probing. There is a lot that I have learnt from being with you in various conversations. Thanks for spending this time with us!
Happy retirement life. God bless you
Sir, I cannot imagine Titan office without your dynamic presence. I will miss your guidance and knowing that there is always someone to reach out to.
Wishing you light and laughter always. Take care.
Naresh G Nair
Dear Sandeep, It's been a phenomenal journey for Tanishq for the last decade or so and you have been a strong anchor in the brand's journey and today it's difficult to imagine the same without you. Your clarity of thought, focus on critical issues, strong hold of the current and your vision of the future has always amazed me. I wish you loads of good health and happiness in your next phaseÂ of life and hope it is equally enriching and satisfying for you.
I will miss your decisive style of leadership at work. You have been a father figure at Tanishq and we have always looked up to you for inspiration. Your unique style of leadership cuts across all levels and while you would have pushed us, we've always known it is to extract the best out of us for the brand. Perhaps that's the reason why you've commanded so much respect amongst everyone. Wish you all the very best ahead!
I have learnt 3D life lessons working with you very closely during your short stint in After Sales Service.
Decision making speed: Your decision was always across the table, but one had to be thorough, before meeting you.
Delegation: You really helped me bring out my best, crux of the matter was you never tolerated any associate or customer to be unhappy!
Deployment Drive : You always looked at scalability of best practices, pockets of excellence was rarely appreciated
I must say, at the peak of my performance in service, you encouraged me for a change, giving guidance, confidence, which lead to working in different function like Corporate Sales, Sourcing etc. which I had never dreamt, yet seen success!
I always looked up to you when it came to people connect & work life balance.
Thank you very much for being such a value contributor in my life over the years.
Best wishes for a happy retirement. God bless.
Have known you as a colleague since over 2 decades now! Recollect fond memories of our trip to Srinagar when we went to see Azadbhai and he insisted on getting us touristy photographed in the famous Shalimar gardens; the walks up and down Hazratganj market when Vishnu Bharwani's WOT property got reclaimed by Wakf board, the several Timezone stores we put up in North, etc. In the Watch division you played several key roles to make it successful.
In more recent years as Chief of SMR in Jewellery division, I have watched you rise in stature and lead a great team to build a formidable brand. You have been the General that has led the Tanishq army to legendary heights.
As a professional I have come to respect your judgment, your commitment to the company, fact based management and a hardnosed business approach to any decision. You were the perfect foil to CKV and held the team together with alignment and drive. I hope to keep coming back to you to bounce of some of my dilemmas in my new role. Thanks for the guidance and unconditional support you have provided me over the last several months.
As you hang up your boot for this innings, am sure many other doors may open and you will continue to shine forth as a strong retail and business leader. Wishing your family and you the best of health, happiness and abundance. Best wishes for a super golfing innings too ahead.
Thanks for everything and God bless.
Farewell, to the boss who showed us that the secret to success lies in simple things like hard work and perseverance.
The value you have added to my career with your inspirational guidance is actually priceless and your motivational words of advice will push me to do my best for the rest of my life. Thank You!
Dear Sandeep, I have been fortunate to have for an opportunity to have worked with you for the last 4 years. In the time spent, you have been a mentor and guide to me. I have learnt a lot from you and found your views rooted in reality, franchisee friendly and strategic where required. Your unflinching passion toward driving retail teams to full potential is surely going to get missed.
You have so much more to contribute to life, society and Titan family in many ways in the next phase. I wish you luck, good health and hoping to continue interacting with you in future.
I was privileged to interact with you and receive your guidance in my multiple roles as an ABM, Category Manager and RBM. The learnings and opportunities I have gained out of your no nonsense approach towards operations, understanding of business partner sensitivities and belief in people are invaluable. Wishing the best!!
Sir, you've been an anchor and a guiding force for my career here at Titan. Wish you the very best for the next phase of your life. May the force be with you!
Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on having a wonderful, illustrious and a distinguished career. You have been truly an inspiring figure for all Titanians.
You have led Titan from the front and being the true leader, you are leaving us with the best example possible.
I have special memories of working with you. I will regard my tenure with you as the best phase of my working career. Be it GHS, BAM's, Retail Operations, you contributed the most in all that we achieved. I was given a lot of responsibilities along with accountability and a lot of empowerment by you.
My only regret was not being able to work with you more in recent years. I would have loved to meet in person and wish you the best in your future endeavors.
Thank you for everything Sandeep. Will really miss you.
Dear Sandeep, your honesty and candor are an inspiration. There is so much to learn from you as a professional, and it’s unfortunate that I could work with you only for a short time. All the best to you for the new adventures that life will take you on.
I worked with Sandeep Kulhalli till 2016, part of the VM, jewellery division. The most precious moment was when I heard from colleagues that Sandeep actually mentioned a couple of us as contributing in building the brand, creating a ‘wow’ store experience. While I summarised his words, the emotion I felt was one of my heart swelling and feeling so proud of myself. One pat on the back and that one approval from Sandeep is worth many a promotion and ‘A’ rating....This is not an exaggeration. Especially to gain his approval in the area of subjective aesthetics, often unmeasurable and unclear metrics, visible spends but invisible ROI- I felt victorious.
As a team member, I was always sure he had my back. While he called a spade a spade, he would be clear on the direction and stand by it. That is fabulous for a team member to know. As a true leader he grew in stature by demonstrating this quality of being dependable, clear headed and self-assured.
While Tanishq will miss him, I am sure he will get to spend time in pursuing life at a relaxed pace. Much luck to him. Once again, a big thank you, Sandeep.
I thoroughly enjoyed those 10 years from 2008 to 2018, the decade that passed by was surreal, in that, there was not a forgettable moment, and there was a lot of learning as well as joy under your leadership.
Spend a lot of time with your loved ones and happy retired life. We will miss you in Titan! With lots of love and affection.
It has been a great pleasure and honor to work with you.
I cherish your warmth and smile. Thank you for your continued support.
Together with the team, I wish you a great next innings !