Top Ex­its Be­gin at Snapdeal Now

Etailer’s tech­nol­ogy, prod­uct and en­gi­neer­ing heads put in pa­pers

The Economic Times - - Disruption: Startups & Tech -

New Delhi: Af­ter the an­nounce­ment of ma­jor lay­off with an agenda to cut down 80% of its em­ployee strength in the com­pany, Snapdeal on Tues­day wit­nessed exit from many se­nior mem­bers from tech­nol­ogy, prod­uct and en­gi­neer­ing divi­sion.

Vice-pres­i­dent prod­uct, Pradeep De­sai; vice-pres­i­dent, en­gi­neer­ing, Vi­raj Chat­ter­jee and head of IT, Gau­rav Gupta are some of the first names to have ex­ited the com­pany. On Mon­day, busi­ness head of FMCG, Digvi­jay Ghosh and busi­ness head of gen­eral mer­chan­dise, Rahul Jain of Snapdeal had re­signed. It is ex­pected that many more from the prod­uct, IT and en­gi­neer­ing divi­sion are to fol­low.

Ear­lier on Mon­day, Snapdeal re­vealed that it is fa­cil­i­tat­ing a ma­jor lay­off in the com­pany. It re­ported the de­par­ture of 1,000 out of 1,200 em­ploy­ees from the com­pany af­ter the merger deal failed with Flip­kart.

Pradeep De­sai, Vi­raj Chat­ter­jee and Gau­rav Gupta have ex­ited the com­pany

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