Ashish Kashyap, General Manager and Business Head of e-commerce of the consumer retail business for Indiatimes, has quit after five years of service. He will now be India Head for Google Sales.
Confirmed Kashyap, “I am looking at a new challenge. At Indiatimes, I set up a 100 crore-plus business, and after establishing a successful business, I am now moving to set up Google’s sales business in India.”
At Indiatimes, Kashyap help set up the business from scratch, which included shopping, auctions and travel. “I was handling the dominant part of Indiatimes’ business and I did a lot of innovations like the airline ticket auctions etc., creating the largest online marketplace in the country.”
Before joining Indiatimes, Kashyap was the account director with MTV looking after MTV sales and operations in New Delhi for three years. Prior to that, he had a three-and-a-half year stint with Times FM, the radio division of the Times of India group, as assistant marketing manager—this was also where he began his career.