Swiggy names Vivek Sunder as Chief Operating Officer

After having spent over two decades in several leadership roles, the FMCG industry veteran joins as the company’s first COO

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Jul 3, 2018 8:53 AM

Swiggy today announced the latest addition to its executive leadership team with the appointment of Vivek Sunder as its first Chief Operating Officer (COO). As the COO of Swiggy, Sunder will be responsible for the company's operating units and be tasked with accelerating Swiggy’s mission of making the lives of consumers more convenient and hassle-free.

Talking about the appointment, Sriharsha Majety, CEO, Swiggy, said, “Swiggy’s strength lies in the quality and talent of our team, which has received an incredible boost with Vivek coming on board.”

“I am confident that his proven track record and extensive experience, coupled with a laser-focus on industry-leading operational practices will drive and extend Swiggy’s upward trajectory,” Majety added.

Effective immediately, Sunder will be in-charge of developing and executing Swiggy’s strategic direction and priorities to drive organizational growth and operational excellence.

Expressing excitement about his new role, Vivek Sunder said, “It is impressive to see just how much Swiggy has been able to achieve in less than four years through an obsessive focus on the consumer and flawless last-mile execution.”

“I am extremely energized to help lead the company to its next phase of innovation and growth tied with operational excellence,” he added.

With over 20 years of experience in the FMCG industry, Sunder has been working at the intersection of business and technology across several leadership roles and geographies at Procter & Gamble (P&G). In his most recent role as the Managing Director, P&G, East Africa, he was instrumental in driving both top and bottom-line growth while expanding its market share and margins in a difficult macroeconomic climate.

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