The company confirmed the development in an emailed statement.
“This indicates how excited Amazon is about the progress the company is making in India and the opportunity Amazon sees ahead,” it added.
According to a PTI report: The promotion comes within a year of Agarwal’s inclusion in a senior leadership team that reports directly to Amazon CEO and President Jeff Bezos.
Agarwal will continue to head the India operations.
Amazon, which has committed investments to the tune of US $5 billion, remains one of the fastest growing for the US-based e-tailer.