Former Myntra CSO Ananya Tripathi appointed as Director of KKR Capstone India

She will be tasked with assisting portfolio companies of KKR with strategy and operations

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Oct 23, 2018 1:45 PM

Ananya Tripathi, former Myntra Chief Strategy Officer has been appointed as Director of KKR Capstone India, part of the private equity firm KKR & Co, according to media reports. She will be tasked with assisting portfolio companies of KKR with strategy and operations. At Myntra, she was instrumental in propelling the company's planning, investments and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Myntra, Tripathi was Associate Partner at McKinsey, working with clients across a variety of areas including financial services, insurance and industrial goods sectors on strategy, operations and implementation across geographies such as the UK, Singapore, Canada and India.

Speaking on the appointment, William Cornog, Global Head of KKR Capstone said, “Ananya’s track record as a hands-on operator, her deep digital experience and proven ability to partner with executives to drive performance will add substantial value to KKR’s Indian portfolio companies”, stated reports.

Sanjay Nayyar, Member and Cheif Executive of KKR India said, “Ananya joins KKR Capstone at an opportune time for KKR’s India team, when we are looking forward to making more control investments and where her role at KKR Capstone will be very important in adding value throughout the investment lifecycle. Her experience in strategy and operations will be immensely helpful as we look to continue driving value across our portfolio companies.”

Tripathi's appointment comes at a time when KKR has been rapidly strengthening its presence in India with the acquisition Ramky Enviro Engineers Litd and JBF Industries.

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