Online e-commerce platform DealShare on Thursday announced to onboard top executive Ratul Ghosh as the new company chief growth officer. Ghosh was earlier working with Uber as its head of rider operations for India & South Asia.
According to the company, Ghosh in his new role will be responsible for driving the growth and expansion agenda for DealShare. An alumnus of IIM Calcutta, Ghosh has over two decades of experience in strategy and new business setup.
Prior to his stint at Uber, he has worked with eBay, Philips, HCL and the Tata Administrative Service. He was also the co-founder of various startups.
Speaking on his appointment, Vineet Rao, founder & CEO, DealShare said “We are at the cusp of exponential growth, and his invaluable experience of over 20 years, will be critical to take us to the next level.”
Meanwhile, Ratul Ghosh, chief growth officer DealShare, said, “Improving the quality of living of the middle and lower-middle class is what DealShare stands for and this deep-rooted vision is what has attracted me here. The founders and the team have a 360-degree understanding of the ecosystem and I am a huge fan of the innovation that DealShare has brought into the e-tail ecosystem.”
DealShare is backed by Tiger Global, WestBridge Capital, Alpha Wave Incubation (a venture fund backed by ADQ, and managed by Falcon Edge Capital), Partners of DST Global, Matrix Partners India, Alteria Capital and Z3 Partners and is preparing to invest heavily in technology, scaling up its operations and strengthening its business.
The company believes that Ghosh appointment will play a crucial role in fulfilling the company’s vision and growth journey to become the country’s leading retailer catering to middle and lower-income families.