Brent Irvin, vice president and general counsel at Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd, has joined the board of investee firm and cab-hailing platform Ola as director
Also, Uber’s chief of policy for India and South Asia Shweta Rajpal Kohli has quit. A former Indian journalist, she joined Uber last year. Going ahead, she would join cloud-based software maker Salesforce.com Inc next month.
Let’s have a look at other movers and shakers of the week.
Ather Energy Hires Head of Finance, Karan K. Punjabi
Ather Energy has appointed Karan K. Punjabi as the Head of Finance. In his new role, he will strive to strike the balance between efficient financial processes and freedom to innovate.
Karan is a Chartered Accountant and brings with him over 12 years of rich corporate finance experience. In his previous role, he was Chief Financial Officer at Arvind Internet where he contributed significantly in cost reductions, increasing efficiency of spends and strategy formulation.
Karan commenced his career at KPMG, and then moved to Flipkart where he served as Director of Business Finance. At Flipkart, he led the supply chain and lifestyle category finance and was involved in fundraising and corporate finance.