Snapdeal announced the appointment of Ashish Jain as Senior Vice President - Investor Relations and M&A Integrations. Jain brings over 18 years of experience in analysing M&A opportunities and developing strategic business portfolios for global companies.
In his previous role as Associate Partner with McKinsey and Company, Singapore, Jain was responsible for defining strategies and M&A for TMT companies across Asia. He has led diverse roles, collaborating with operations, marketing and frontline sales and technologies teams for project and business planning and new market entry.
Before joining McKinsey, Ashish Jain was Director, Business Development, M&A, Strategy and Performance Management for Telenor’s Asia operations based out of Bangkok. He has also served as Associate Director for four years at the UBS London and Mumbai offices and at Altera’s California office for seven years as a Product Marketing Manager.
An erstwhile investment banker and equity research analyst, Jain is well versed with stakeholder management, valuations, negotiations and overall business operations.
Welcoming him on-board, Anup Vikal, CFO, Snapdeal said, “Ashish has built a successful career in developing intricate relationships with global investment hubs including Europe, America and Asia. His experience and enthusiasm will be pivotal in driving a fulfilling business for Snapdeal’s investors and stakeholders.”
Speaking about his appointment, Ashish Jain said, “In the last few years, Snapdeal has emerged as a leader within the ecommerce and tech space and I look forward to joining the young and energetic Snapdeal family. Digital commerce is an exciting sector and I am keen on exploring new avenues for long-term growth of the business and all stakeholders.”
He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from INSEAD and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas at Austin.