In the latest development in a string new top-drawer corporate recruitments, e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has appointed ex-Bharti Airtel senior executive Anand Chandrasekaran as its chief product officer. Snapdeal had recently brought in former head of contact experience at Bharti Airtel Jayant Sood as chief customer experience officer.
“Snapdeal is in a phase of hyper growth and I believe under Anand’s leadership we will set new benchmarks for intuitive and highly engaging products not just within India but globally as well,” Rohit Bansal, co-founder and chief operating officer, Snapdeal, said.
Before Bharti Airtel, Chandrasekaran was senior director with internet giant Yahoo in California, USA. Prior to Yahoo, he was director of product at Openwave. In 2001, Chandrasekaran had co-founded Aeroprise, said to be the world’s most widely deployed mobility solution for IT service management.
Chandrasekaran holds a MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a BS in Communications Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Chandrashekharan will be joining an illustrious line-up of new top-management recruitments at Snapdeal, including Gaurav Gupta, VP – engineering, ex-Yahoo executive Jeyandran Venugopal, Technology Advisor and Bhuvan Gupta, also VP – engineering.