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Amit Choudhary to head finance at online retailer Snapdeal
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Jul '15
Amit Choudhary
Amit Choudhary
Indian online marketplace Snapdeal has further strengthened its leadership team by naming Amit Choudhary as senior vice president corporate finance.

Prior to joining Snapdeal, Amit served as regional finance head for the Asia Pet Care business at Procter & Gamble (P&G) in 14 countries including Japan, Greater China and Australia.

As the regional head, he was responsible for execution of short and long term goals, decision-making on key aspects of the business, pricing and spending strategy, portfolio management and fiscal management.

Over his decade long career at P&G, he has held key financial management positions, prior to which, he worked with JP Morgan Chase Investment Bank and Arthur Andersen.

Co-founder of Snapdeal, Kunal Bahl said, “As we continue to grow at a rapid pace, it is important for us to build a world class finance department.”

“Snapdeal is a pioneer in the ecommerce industry in setting financial processes and following best practices in corporate governance,” Bahl added.

“We believe that with his experience and expertise Amit will propel us further on our growth trajectory with stronger, more efficient and transparent financial planning and management,” he observed.

In his new role, Amit will be responsible for driving overall controllership in finance, FP&A and taxation at the group level to ensure seamless implementation and integration of financial controls and policies.

“Ecommerce is one of the most dynamic sectors in the country today and Snapdeal has emerged as a leader in this sector,” Amit Choudhary said.

He too added, “I am very excited to be a part of the young and dynamic Snapdeal family and look forward to an exciting journey ahead.”

Amit brings over 15 years of rich experience across corporate and entrepreneurial domains and holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata and is a chartered accountant.

He has also been honoured with many prestigious awards including President’s Gold Medal for securing 1st rank in CA exams and Asia F&A Award for Excellence in Business Acceleration for leading the India F&A Team.

He has also bagged the Global F&A Power of You award and India CFO award for the best finance manager and alongside has also invested in startups in India. (AR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India

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