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Zalora names Rostin Javadi chief operations officer

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May '19
Rostin Javadi/Pic: Zalora
Rostin Javadi/Pic: Zalora
Online fashion retailer Zalora has named Rostin Javadi the chief operations officer (COO). Rostin will be based in Malaysia, close to Zalora’s regional e-fulfilment hub. Prior to this, Rostin served as the managing director of Zalora’s Cluster Market comprising Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei, Hong Kong and Taiwan, leading the performance and business plan.

In his new role, Rostin is charged to oversee operational excellence across the Group, managing Zalora’s operations ranging from warehousing and logistics, to customer service, payment security, and content production for the website. His experience in the Cluster and deep expertise in operations will help Zalora implement industry best practices across their markets.

Prior to his appointment as COO, Rostin served as the managing director of Zalora’s Cluster Market – comprising Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei, Hong Kong and Taiwan, leading the performance and business plan within these markets.

Rostin co-led the alignment of Zalora’s operations to suit both the nuanced fashion demands of the markets its serves while developing a supporting supply chain that is not only functional but also brings new competitive layers to the business. He helped transform Zalora’s supply chain, starting with the consolidation of its distribution centres into a single operation location serving the majority of its markets, paving the way for the establishment of Zalora’s current regional e-fulfilment hub in Malaysia.

In 2018, Rostin was instrumental in rolling out initiatives, such as cross border drop shipping and Zalora’s next day delivery subscription, ZNow, in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Gunjan Soni, Zalora CEO shared, “Rostin is an established leader in Zalora, with a deep knowledge in operations, and a champion of putting customer experience as a key differentiator for Zalora. Rostin has been part of the Zalora journey since its foundation year, a testament to his resilience and adaptability as a leader in the organisation. I am confident that with Rostin at the helm of our operations, Zalora will continue to wow fashion consumers in Asia, by offering the best online shopping experience.”

Before joining Zalora in 2012, Rostin was a global venture development manager at Rocket Internet. He overlooked the launch and supported various startups across the Middle-East and North Africa. After graduating from the University of Cambridge with a Masters in Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management, Rostin worked with start-ups in London as a consultant, and later as head of marketing and partnerships for Hubsphere, a SaaS provider of web-based analytics platforms. (SV)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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