New Delhi, July 08, 2015: IndiaMART, India’s largest online marketplace connecting buyers and suppliers today announced the appointment of Prateek Chandra as its Chief Finance Officer (CFO). As an integral part of IndiaMART’s leadership team, Prateek would be responsible for managing the company’s financial growth, driving key business initiatives and playing an integral role in ensuring the organization’s success in future.
Formerly, Prateek was the CFO of HT Media’s Radio business (104 FM), having end-to-end responsibility of finance and related operational aspects of the business. He holds over 14 years of rich experience in building business strategy, financial planning, M&As and managing investor relations in Indian and International markets. He had played a vital role in IPO of HMVL and EXL’s listing on NASDAQ, in addition to institutionalizing the investor relations program at HT Media & EXL USA.
According to Mr. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, IndiaMART, “Prateek brings with himself an in-depth technology and media industry experience, along with immense knowledge of capital markets & financial and strategic planning. We are confident that he would be an outstanding addition to our leadership team and would help us implement our near-term operational goals, as we plan to scale up our marketplace to newer highs. It is my privilege to welcome him to the team and I wish him all the best in his role.”
Commenting on his appointment, Prateek said, “I am pleased to be a part of the country’s leading online marketplace which has been growing significantly over the past, and also has an ambitious vision for future growth. IndiaMART is at a juncture of momentous growth, and being a part of this inspiring journey will be elating.”
IndiaMART has made quite a few additions to its leadership team in the past few months. It plans to grow steadily by innovating its products and services over the period of time.
IndiaMART is India’s largest online marketplace, connecting buyers with suppliers. The company offers a platform and tools to over 14 million buyers to search from over 25.7 million products and get connected with over 1.8 million reliable and competitive suppliers. Founded in 1996, the company’s mission is ‘to make doing business, easy’. The company has over 2800 employees located across 55+ offices in the country. Its existing investors include Intel Capital and Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.
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