Vikas Shukla

Business Head

Vikas Shukla is the Business Head of House of Candy, India's exclusive and the only wonderland of premium and exquisite candies revamping the conventional confectionery industry. In his current position, Vikas is responsible for overseeing the business development opportunities and cultivating the brand “House of Candy” PAN-India and overseas. Not only this, he is also responsible for overseeing sales and operations across verticals, and ensuring the thorough execution of development plans. A Delhi-based seasoned professional, Vikas has over 15 years of comprehensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the business development and candy industry. After completing his education from St. Xavier's, Kanpur, he started working as Unit Manager with ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited. After staying there for approximately three years, he joined Sweet World as a Business Development Manager and gained knowledge about the candy industry. Realizing that his core competencies are indeed shining in the business development and marketing industry, he decided to take a leap of faith and joined House of Candy as a Sales Manager in April 2014, when it was just a single kiosk. He took the responsibility of nurturing the brand with his knowledge, passion and vision to result in making it a 210 wide outlets at present. His impressive professional track record and increasing business value brought House of Candy numerous accolades. In fact, in 2019, we won VM-RD Retail Design Awards for the Best Retail Store of the Year. The retail store mentioned here is House of Candy's kiosk store in Elante Mall, Chandigarh. Vikas along with the founder of the company, Sameer passionately aspires to accelerate brand growth across all verticals and make it a national brand with a minimum of 1000 self-owned outlets spread across India. Vikas's professional and motivating spirit has been time and again boosted by his loyal employees. He firmly believes that each employee is the driving factor for organizational growth and no one individual can take the business to heights, it's all the support of the team that makes a company rise high and earn accolades.