Let’s have a look at the important moves of the week.
BrowserStack Appoints Neil Joglekar As VP
Mumbai-based Bootstrapped web-and-mobile testing platform BrowserStack appointed Neil Joglekar as vice president of its products division. Joglekar was previously the head of product at CrossLead, an enterprise leadership solution provider. The startup has also opened up offices in San Francisco and Dublin.
The company was founded in 2011 by two IIT graduates Ritesh Arora and Nakul Aggarwal.
It is basically a cloud-based cross-browser testing tool that enables developers to test their websites across various browsers on different operating systems and mobile devices, without requiring users to install virtual machines, devices or emulators. It is currently providing two products viz. Live and Automate.
Amazon India Hire Unilever’s Manish Tiwary
Amazon India has appointed Manish Tiwary, who was earlier heading the position of Unilever Gulf Head, as vice-president of category management at Amazon India. He will be replacing Samir Kumar, who will be moving back later this year to Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, US. Also, company’s country manager moved to a senior role at Amazon recently.
Amazon had earlier recruited recruited Sriraman Jagannathan from Citibank in January to head payments and Puneet Gupta as sales and marketing head for the fashion, food and grocery retail from online fashion retailer Jabong.
Myntra Brought On Board ex-Amazon India Executive
Online fashion retailer Myntra has roped in ex-Amazon India executive Manpreet Ratia as Chief People Officer and head of new initiatives. Earlier, the position was kept with Pooja Gupta, who left in December 2015. He will be responsible for key HR initiatives, talent acquisitions and retentions across different verticals along with driving new business alternatives.
Recently, Myntra rejigged its team and brought in executives from leading platforms. This includes Sharath Bulusu, former Housetrip.com executive, as vice president – product; Ravdeep Chawla, former Freecharge executive as chief of staff, products at Myntra; Mangesh Dalvi, former Xiaomi executive, as associate vice president of product management; Sumit Borar, former eBay executive, as associate vice president of data sciences and Aditya Singh, former Open Table executive, as associate vice president, products.