June 28, 2017

Flipkart’s senior executive Neeraj Aggarwal quits, moves to Ola

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Ekart’s VP Neeraj Aggarwal has moved out of the company, people aware of the development said. His exit marks one more senior position in Ekart falling vacant after the e-tailer’s COO Nitin Seth , who was heading the logistics vertical left the online retailer abruptly Tuesday . Sources said Aggarwal has joined the SoftBank-backed cab aggregator Ola as its head of driver engagement and incentive planning.

Aggarwal had resigned from Flipkart before Seth’s departure, sources said. ” Kalyan Krishnamurthy has all the major divisions reporting to him now and losing executives from the second layer of management at this juncture could be a tough task to manage,” a person aware of the development said. In fact, Abhijit Upadhye, who was hired in the core team of Ekart last year, was recently made CEO of Jeeves, an after sales service provider for Flipkart. Among other senior executives, Harish Abhichandani is the CFO of Ekart who was hired around the same time when Upadhye joined the firm.

When contacted, an email sent to a Flpikart spokesperson did not elicit any response on the matter while an Ola spokesperson refused to comment on the matter.

Sources said, Aggarwal, under former Ekart head Saikiran Kirshnamurthy […]

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