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Ecom Express appoints Sivram S.D. as VP, Corporate Strategy and Planning

Updated: Aug 03, 2016 16:18 IST

New Delhi, Aug.3 (ANI): Ecom Express Private Limited, a leading logistics solutions provider for ecommerce industry, has appointed Sivram S.D. as Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Planning.

In this new position, Sivram will work with the leadership team to define the company's future strategy including identifying new business avenues, leading acquisitions & synergies, launching new products, international & cross-border solutions. In addition, he would also focus on optimizing the company's operations, productivities, cost structures and further improve business and performance analytics. Sivram would be leading the company's action plan focusing on execution to transform the business into a high performance organization.

T. A. Krishnan, Chief Executive Officer, Ecom Express Private Limited said, "Ecom Express is rapidly growing in reach and in revenue generation and Sivram will be focused on developing strategies and new business initiatives to fuel the growth further. In the current market, focus on technology and analytics becomes extremely important to our business and our customers. Sivram brings to the table a great sense of knowledge and experience in the field and we are thrilled to have him as part of the team."

In his previous role at Jabong.com, Sivram was heading Operations Analytics and Marketplace Pricing for the company. He was also leading key strategic initiatives for the company at various points in time. Prior to this, he worked as a Management Consultant at A.T. Kearney India. He has an MBA Degree from IIM Bangalore.

Commenting on his appointment Sivram S.D. said, "In the last one year, Ecom Express has witnessed a multi-fold growth in line with its dynamic business model focused on providing cutting-edge logistics solutions for the ecommerce industry. I look forward to working closely with the team to build new revenue streams, opportunities and accelerate the momentum of business growth even further."

With this new appointment, the company has further strengthened its senior leadership team which has seen expansion with the recent appointments of Ramesh Kharbanda as the Chief Operating Officer responsible for Countrywide Network, Rishi Sareen as Vice President - Information & Technology, Prominder Singh Bhatia as Vice President - Sales and Vivek Gupta as Chief Human Resources Officer.

Rishi Sareen and Prominder Bhatia had made their movements from Blue Dart and FedEx respectively while Ramesh Kharbanda moved from International Tractors and Vivek Gupta from G4S India.

Ecom Express had raised USD 133 million from Warburg Pincus in June 2015 which is the largest round of funding raised to date in the Indian logistics sector.

Ecom Express Private Limited is a leader in the e-commerce logistics solutions industry in India. Ecom Express has established its presence in the industry due to a differentiated business model which is built on delivery service capability, scalability, customization and sustainability.

Ecom Express has established a goal to service over 15,000 pin codes covering more than 2,000 towns and cities over the next few years. (ANI)