Electronics payments company and marketplace Paytm has appointed Myntra senior executive Abhishek Rajan as the head of its newly-launched travel segment. Gurgaon-based bus aggregation platform Shuttl has appointed former Bharti Airtel executive Venkatesh Rangachari as its head of growth.
Paytm hires Abhishek Rajan of Myntra to head travel
Rajan, an IIM- Ahmedabad alumnus, has over 11 years of experience across e-commerce, digital payments, technology and business consulting, financial advisory and consumer internet sectors, and has been working in the e-commerce and digital payments space for the last five years.
Shuttl hires ex-Airtel exec as head of growth
Before joining Shuttl, Rangachari was working as the chief operating officer for Airtel’s NCR region. He had more than a decade of experience on both operational and marketing sides of business, including managing large and diverse teams, products and geographies.
Rangachari, an IIM-Bangalore alumnus, will report to Shuttl CEO Amit Singh.
Backed by Sequoia Capital, Shuttl was founded by Amit Singh and Deepanshu Malviya in April this year. In just seven months of launch, the company claims to be averaging around 13,000 rides per day across Delhi-NCR.