Online Furniture and home products marketplace Pepperfry.com on Tuesday announced the appointment of Neelesh Talathi as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Talathi will lead strategy, financial planning, accounting, legal and corporate affairs for Pepperfry.com.
According to The Economic Times: Neelesh Talathi is a seasoned executive who has close to two decades of experience overseeing large finance organizations for high-growth multinationals.
He began his career with Hindustan Unilever and worked there for over 17 years across multiple geographies and businesses in roles such as Director, Financial Analytics at Unilever PLC and CFO of Unilever Mashreq.
His last assignment prior to joining Pepperfry was with Vedanta Resources PLC as CFO of Vedanta’s Iron Ore Division.
Neelesh is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also a Management Accountant from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Mumbai University.
“It’s great to have Talathi with us on our Pepperfry journey. I am sure that his rich and diverse finance and operating experience will help us leverage scalable best practices as we continue to build a high growth, high margin and highly differentiated business.” said Founder and CEO of Pepperfry, Ambareesh Murty,.
“It’s great to work with a market pioneer like Pepperfry, which has built a great brand with strong market leadership in India’s furniture and home segment in a short span of time. I look forward to working with Murty and the team to scale even greater heights in the future,” Talathi was quoted by The Economic Times as saying on his new appointment.