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Flipkart appoints ex-Yahoo executive Hari Vasudev as Senior VP for engineering

Hari Vasudev will spearhead the charter to build innovative supply chain products and services enabled by technology, focusing on key areas such as robotics and mobile.

twitter-logo PTI   New Delhi     Last Updated: April 3, 2015  | 15:29 IST
Flipkart CEO Sachin Bansal (left) with COO Binny Bansal. (PHOTO: Nilotpal Baruah/www.indiatodayimages.com)
Flipkart CEO Sachin Bansal (left) with COO Binny Bansal. (PHOTO: Nilotpal Baruah/www.indiatodayimages.com)

Flipkart on Friday appointed former Yahoo VP & Center Head, Hari Vasudev, as Senior Vice President (Engineering, IT & Analytics) for Supply Chain vertical.

Vasudev will spearhead the charter to build innovative supply chain products and services enabled by technology, focusing on key areas such as robotics, mobile, IOT and data sciences, the firm said in a statement.

During his tenure at Yahoo, Vasudev played a key role on a range of end-to-end consumer products and various platform products in the consumer and advertising domains.

Flipkart also appointed Anand KV as the Senior Vice President Customer Experience - (Commerce Platform) and will work on driving the customer experience charter for the marketplace.

Before Flipkart, he spent over 18 years in the satellite broadcasting and Direct To Home (DTH) satellite television industry across Middle East, Hong Kong and India.

Besides, the eCommerce firm announced the appointment of txtWeb Co-founder Manish Maheshwari as VP & Head of Seller Ecosystem.

Maheshwari will be responsible for driving key initiatives such as seller acquisition, enablement & growth and helping to beef up the overall seller ecosystem team.

Prior to founding txtWeb, Maheshwari was the Head of New Markets, Global Business Division at Intuit, a provider of software products for SMEs and retailers.

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