Jabong has announced that Muralikrishnan B. is joining its leadership team as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. He will report directly to the CEO Sanjeev Mohanty and will be responsible for overseeing the technology, product and digital marketing functions. This is the fourth top management appointment in three months as Jabong revamps its team under the new CEO.
Muralikrishnan is an e-commerce and consumer internet veteran with 19 years of industry experience. An alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC), he has worked with large internet service providers (ISPs) in product management roles. He joined eBay in 2005, where he performed leadership roles in product management, category management and marketing before taking over as its Country Manager for India, Philippines & Malaysia in 2011. Prior to joining Jabong, he was the Chief Operating Officer of IndiaProperty, a leading online real estate portal, before which he co-founded a start-up in the digital health space.
Earlier this month, Jabong had announced the appointment of Deepa Chadha as its Chief Human Resource Officer. The company had previously strengthened its leadership by appointing Ranjan Kant as Chief Marketplace Officer and Kalyan Kumar as Chief Merchandising Officer. These experienced leaders will support Sanjeev Mohanty who took over as CEO in December 2015.
Muralikrishnan will have further responsibility to guide and assist in product management at other Global Fashion Group companies.
Jabong, founded in 2011, is based out of Gurgaon and employs around 800 people.