eBay India, an Indian subsidiary of eBay, has appointed Alok Agarwal as its marketing director with immediate effects. Agarwal will be responsible for driving engagement with consumers across platforms, as indicated by a report by Afaqs.

In February 2013,  Kashyap Vadapalli, former eBay India CMO quit eBay India to join lifestyle eCommerce marketplace Pepperfry.com.

Prior to joining eBay India, Agarwal worked at Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd as Category Head Motorcycle. He has also worked with Sara Lee at various positions, Unilever, Bestfoods, Cadbury India Ltd, and Philips Consumer Electronics.


Reliance MediaWorks (formerly Adlabs Films) has appointed George Murphy, as Chief Creative Officer (CCO). He will be responsible to lead the cross country delivery models of Reliance MediaWorks in USA, India and UK.

Prior to joining Reliance MediaWorks, Murphy founded FirstHand Pictures and is a well known Visual Effects Supervisor and photographer. Some of his work includes VFX in movies like Jurassic Park, Planet of the Apes, Forrest Gump, King Kong, Starship Troopers, and The Matrix: Reloaded & Revolutions. He has also worked with Weta Digital, Electronics Arts, ECS Entertainment, Industrial light & Magic, and Positive Video.


Hathway Cable & Datacom Limited has appointed K V Anand as President – Digital Platforms, reports Indiantelevision.com. He will be responsible for revenue enhancement, subscriber management, CRM capability and leveraging infrastructure across cable and broadband platforms.

Prior to joining Hathway, Anand worked with Tata Sky Ltd as its Chief Service Office. He has also worked with Star India Pvt Ltd, Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India – ICWAI, among others.