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Manish Kalra joins Homeshop18 as Chief Executive Officer

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Manish Kalra joins Homeshop18 as Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of TV18 Home Shopping Network Limited announced the appointment of Manish Kalra as Chief Executive Officer of Homeshop18. Manish joins Homeshop18 at a critical, yet promising stage in the company’s journey when it has merged its business with Shop CJ, thereby becoming the largest Television Home Shopping brand in India. Manish brings with him extensive experience in E-commerce, and will report to the Board of TV18 Home Shopping Network Ltd.

Before joining Homeshop18, Manish was the Chief Marketing & Business Officer at Craftsvilla, where he was the overall business P&L owner. He is a young achiever and comes with over 16 years of experience in leading businesses across the E-commerce, IT, FMCG & BFSI industries. Over the years, he has gathered deep understanding of customer behavior and can convert a business vision into a customer relevant story, combined with exceptional execution skills.

Manish has a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College and an MBA, Marketing & Finance from XLRI Jamshedpur. Prior to Craftsvilla, Kalra has worked for companies such as Amazon India, MakeMyTrip and Dell.

Speaking on his appointment, Manish said, “I am excited to join Homeshop18 and look forward to working with and learning from the talented team there. Retail industry in India is going through a transformation phase. Team at Homeshop18 has a unique opportunity to deliver innovative products and solutions to our customers that will bring greater value to them, our suppliers, employees, investors and other stakeholders in the process. I am grateful to the HS18 board for giving me this opportunity."

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