Darshan is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Cost & Works Accountant. After an initial few years with Price Waterhouse, Mumbai, he started his corporate career in 1984 with the Lalbhai Group. During his 23 years tenure at Arvind , he handled a diverse portfolio of responsibilities at Trikaya Grey Advertising , Anagram Stockbroking and finally heading Arvind’s fashion business in Bangalore from 2001 onwards.
In 2007, Darshan moved back to Mumbai and joined Reliance Industries Limited group where he started a new company, Reliance Brands Ltd. RBL today has several long term business partnerships with international brands in the premium/ bridge/ luxury fashion space. RBL’s portfolio encompasses more than 40 Brands and includes partnerships with Brooks Brothers, Diesel, Kenneth Cole, Stuart Weitzman, Superdry, Thomas Pink, Paul & shark and Zegna amongst others.
Outside of work, Darshan is a consistent mid distance runner and goes trekking to the Himalayas at least once every year.