A passionate believer in the potential of the global travel retail business, Jaya Singh is the Managing Director of the channel’s number one confectionery supplier, Mondelez World Travel Retail (WTR). He is also in charge of the European Export and Swiss business units of Mondelēz International.
Jaya has experience in almost every region of the world, in both domestic and travel retail environments. He previously served as Global Sales Director WTR, Head of Global Key Accounts and before that Region Director Middle East, Indian Sub-continent, Asia Pacific and Oceania WTR.
Prior to this, Jaya ran his own business which focused on training and personal development. He is a firm believer that the potential success of any organization and the realization of opportunities lies in identifying, developing and unleashing the potential of people in the commercial environments in which they operate. Carrying this credo from business to other domains, Jaya does a lot of private work in his spare time helping people identify, release and realize their own potential.
With Jaya at the helm of Mondelez WTR, the company collected numerous prestigious awards for their innovative initiatives and executional excellence, incl. Supplier of the Year 2019 at the Frontier Awards or Best Digital Team at The Moodies 2020.
Jaya has served on the TFWA Management Committee since 2018, and is as of January 2021 the President of TFWA. He previously sat on the board of the Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association from 2009 until 2018 as treasurer for 6 years and president between 2013 and 2017. He also served on the board of the Duty Free World Council from 2013 to 2017.