New Delhi, India, July 2, 2015: Snapdeal, India’s largest online marketplace, announces the appointment of Amit Choudhary as Senior Vice President Corporate Finance, further strengthening its leadership team.
Prior to joining Snapdeal Amit served as Regional Finance Head for the Asia Pet Care business at Procter & Gamble (P&G) in 14 countries including Japan, Greater China and Australia. As the regional head he was responsible for leading strategy development and execution for short and long term goals (full P&L), decision-making on key aspects of the business, go to market planning, pricing and spending strategy, portfolio management and fiscal management. Over his decade long career at P & G he has held key financial management positions. Before his tenure at P&G, he has worked with JPMorgan Chase Investment Bank and Arthur Andersen.
Speaking about Amit’s appointment Kunal Bahl, Co-Founder & CEO, Snapdeal said, “As we continue to grow at a rapid pace, it is important for us to build a world class finance organization. Snapdeal is a pioneer in the ecommerce industry in setting financial processes and following best practices in corporate governance. We believe that with his experience and expertise Amit will propel us further on our growth trajectory with stronger, more efficient and transparent financial planning and management. We welcome him into the family.”
In his new role, Amit will be responsible for driving overall Controllership in Finance, FP&A and Taxation at the group level to ensure seamless implementation and integration of financial controls and policies.
“E-Commerce is one of the most dynamic sectors in the country today and Snapdeal has emerged as a leader in this sector. I am very excited to be a part of the young and dynamic Snapdeal family. I look forward to an exciting journey ahead.” said Amit Choudhary.
Amit brings over 15 years of rich experience across Corporate and Entrepreneurial domains. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from St. Xavier’s’ College, Kolkata and is a Chartered Accountant. He has also been honored with many prestigious awards including President’s Gold Medal for securing 1st rank in C.A Exams, Asia F&A Award for Excellence in Business Acceleration for leading India F&A Team, Global F&A Power of You award and India CFO award for the best Finance manager. He has also invested in start-ups in India.
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