Revant Bhate, an entrepreneur in residence at food delivery firm Faasos is joining Kalaari Capital’s seed-funding initiative Kstart as a partner. As per reports, he will focus on investments and is expected to join Kstart later this month. Bhate had served in various capacities at Faasos since 2012, and his appointment comes after two other partners at Kalaari Capital left the Bengaluru-based venture capital firm earlier last month.
Let’s have a look at the other movers and shakers of the week.
Ecom Express Appoints Saurabh Deep Singla As Senior VP & CHRO
Ecom Express, a New Delhi-based end-to-end logistics solutions provider for ecommerce industry has appointed Saurabh Deep Singla as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). He will be a member of the Company’s executive team reporting to Ecom Express’ Founders and will be operating from the Company’s Head Quarters in New Delhi.
Saurabh joins Ecom Express with over 19 years of human resource leadership experience across dispersed organisations at country and global level. Most recently, Saurabh served as Head HR and IR for MSS and ESS Business for G4S Services India, a leading global integrated security company. Previously, he was with Rio Tinto Group, Yum! Brands, Whirlpool and Bharti group.
In this new position, Saurabh will have direct responsibility for the Company’s people strategy including talent acquisition, talent development and building organizational capability to further support Ecom Express’ growth.
Mobikwik’s Marketing Head Quits To Launch His Own Venture
Akash Gupta, Vice President – Marketing for Mobikwik, has resigned from his position at MobiKwik. The former Marketing Head of Mobikwik would now be venturing into the Green Tech Space. The startup is aimed at curbing the rising pollution levels in urban cities, while simultaneously promoting healthier lifestyles amongst urban-dwellers.