These are the \u00a0startup hires of the Indian startup ecosystem this week.\r\n\r\nSnapdeal's HR Head Saurabh Nigam has resigned from his role, after a three year stint with the company. He will be replaced by Pravin Kutty, Associate Vice President - HR and Administration, post the transition.\r\n\r\nAlso, Gautam Gupta, Uber Technologies\u2019 Head of Finance has resigned to join another startup in San Francisco. He joined Uber in April 2013. Prior to joining Uber, he worked as Vice President - Goldman Sachs. He holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.\r\nMilind Shah Joins Unitus Seed Fund\r\nUnitus Seed Fund has appointed Milind Shah as its healthcare venture partner. He was earlier working as the India managing director of global healthcare company Medtronic.\r\n\r\nThe appointment comes in the wake of Unitus Seed Fund\u2019s upcoming INR 100 Cr healthcare- focussed fund.\r\n\r\nMilind is one of the startup hires that will bring in deep understanding of healthcare, relationships with medical technology companies and hospital chains as well as expertise in drafting strategic plans, executing business model innovations and mergers and acquisitions.\r\n\r\nHe will work closely with Unitus' investee companies to prepare them for growth and follow on funding by providing access to global healthcare practitioners, teachings and operating medical facilities.\r\n\r\nMilind holds a bachelor\u2019s degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi and an MBA from IIM Calcutta.\r\nFlipkart Senior Leadership Team Shuffles\r\nFlipkart COO (Chief Operating Officer) Nitin Seth has stepped down from his position, citing personal reasons. Seth was responsible for the logistics unit, Ekart and corporate functions like Strategy and Human Resources.\r\n\r\nHe worked as the MD of Fidelity International, before joining Flipkart in February 2016, as Chief People Officer. He was promoted to the position of Chief Administrative Officer in mid-2016, which left him in Charge of Strategy and Corporate Functions. He was given the title of COO in January 2017 when Kalyan Krishnamurthy was appointed as the CEO, and co-founder Binny Bansal became the Group CEO of the Indian startup.\r\n\r\nNitin holds a B.Tech in Textile Technology and an MBA in Finance & Operations from IIM Lucknow.\r\n\r\nNext up in startup hires of Indian startup companies Flipkart has appointed its former Business Development Head Abhijit Upadhye as CEO of Jeeves Consumer Services Pvt. Ltd. Jeeves is a Flipkart subsidiary, providing after-sales service for home appliances and electronics.\r\n\r\nAbhijit joined Flipkart in April 2016 as Vice President \u2013 Business Development and was earlier responsible for driving growth at its logistics arm eKart. As per his Linkedin profile, he was appointed as Jeeves\u2019 Chief Executive in January this year.\r\n\r\nHis early career stints include association with McDonald\u2019s Japan, McDonald\u2019s India, and Infosys. He holds a Bachelor\u2019s degree in Mechanical Engineering and is an alumni of VJTI and NMIMS.\r\n\r\nAlso, Flipkart\u2019s logistic arm Ekart\u2019s VP- Neeraj Aggarwal quit to join Ola as its Head of Driver Engagement and Incentive Planning.\r\nEx-Snapdeal\u2019s Saurabh Bansal Joins Lenskart\r\nSaurabh Bansal has been appointed by Indian startup Lenskart Solutions Pvt. Ltd as senior Vice President and Head, Buying and Merchandising. Prior to joining Lenskart, he worked as the former Vice-President and Head of Category Management at Snapdeal.\r\n\r\nHe joined Snapdeal as Associate Vice President in 2014, and had early career stints with brands like Spencer\u2019s Retail, Metro, and Jubilant (Domino\u2019s Pizza). He went on to become the ecommerce marketplace Vice President and Head of Categories, and had also served briefly as head of SD Instant in one of India\u2019s list of Indian startups.\r\n\r\nSaurabh holds a BE in Mechanical from Birla Institute of Technology and an MBA in Marketing from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research.\r\nKOOVS Appoints Samantha Chilton As Head Of Design\r\nKoovs has appointed Samantha Chilton as Head of Design. In her new role, she will be helping the company in working with the supplier base in India.\r\n\r\nChilton has over 25 years of experience in affordable fashion, working for leading brands such as Primark, Arcadia, New Look, River Island, Top Man, Warehouse and George,across womenswear and menswear on both the retail and supply side of the UK market.\r\n\r\nShe has also led the UK and Northern European womenswear design team at Primark from 2012 to 2016 and designed ranges targeted at Zara, Pull & Bear, Mango, Forever 21, River Island and BOOHOO.com, whilst working as a design consultant within supply.\r\n\r\nSamantha also has extensive international experience in working with global manufacturers in India, Bangladesh, China and Europe.\r\niCubesWire Appoints Devinder Sharma As Chief Growth Officer\r\nAmongst the list of Indian startup companies. iCubesWire has appointed Devinder Sharma as its Chief Growth Officer. In his new role as one of the startup hires, he will be responsible for 360-degree aspects of growth across the company\u2019s offices including Gurugram and Mumbai.\r\n\r\nHe comes with more than 14 years of experience in digital marketing across Southeast Asia in both management and business development positions. He has worked at Opera Mediaworks as an Ad Sales Director where he was managing the mobile brand sales and revenue in the South Asia market.\r\n\r\nPrior to that, he has worked at Vdopia Inc. as Country Head, Indonesia, where he was managing Digital Sales. \u00a0He has also worked with a list of Indian companies like Sify, Buzzintown, and Business Standard in the past, where he was responsible for the Ad Sales and Strategy.\r\nEx Cisco Director Pratik Bose Joins IAN Fund\r\nAn important stakeholder in the Indian startup ecosystem, the Indian Angel Network (IAN) has appointed ex-Cisco Director Pratik Bose as Managing Partner. Pratik comes with \u00a0over 20 years of experience and, most recently, was with Cisco Corporate Development where he oversaw Private Equity Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions and Inorganic Strategy in the Asia Pacific and Japan region, which included Australia, Japan, Korea, India, and Southeast Asia.\r\n\r\nHe has also been an entrepreneur in IoT (Eka Systems) and Space & Satellite Systems (Altigy Networks) areas and a space and satellite network and telecommunications engineer in Comsat Labs (acquired by Lockheed Martin).\r\n\r\nHe is an MBA from NYU\u2019s Stern School of Business and MS from Johns Hopkins University.\r\n\r\nThese were the list of startup hires in the Indian startup ecosystem. Stay tuned for the next edition of Indian Startup Hires Of The Week.