Sharad Mehrotra, Apple’s enterprise mobility head in India, has quit the company, reports ET. Mehrotra is the co-founder and CEO of Hyve Mobility, which will apparently launch Android smartphones in March this year. According to the report, Hyve is targeting the Rs 15,000-20,000 segment with a flagship model. He co-founded the company with Aditya Agarwal. Previously, Mehrotra worked with CommScope Solutions as the regional manager for south for over a year, before which he worked in the same position at Airtel Enterprise Solutions for 4 years. He has also worked with Mudra Electronics as a business development manager for 4 years.
Less than a year after working with Snapdeal as the senior vice president of marketing, Idi Srinivas Murthy has quit the company, reports ET. Murthy is set to launch a new venture, whose details are scant. Prior to joining Snapdeal, Murthy was the regional marketing director of Africa at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare for over 2 years. He worked as the director of marketing for Thums Up and Flavors in Coca Cola India for over 4 years where he managed Thums Up, Sprite, Fanta, Limca. (More Snapdeal appointments here.) At the same time, Ranjan Kant, Snapdeal’s head of strategy also quit the company to join Jabong as its chief marketplace officer, according to ET.
Tolexo, an online B2B marketplace for business goods, has appointment Mayank Kamal as its head of supply chains. Before joining Tolexo, Kamal co-founded a hyperlogistics startup AyeSAP and worked there for a short while. Before that, he headed operations at ecommerce firm Myntra for 4 months and was the AVP of supply chain and head of logistics for about 3 years. Kamal also cofounded ethniCitystore where he worked for 3.5 years. Prior to this, he worked in the shipping industry for over 4.5 years.
In January 2015, Tolexo hired Harsh Kundra as its head of product and technology and a co-founder. Kundra would be responsible for the company’s growth plans including in product and technology domains and solutions that drive business. Tolexo, an IndiaMART company, claims to have over 1 million products and operates across 900 cities and towns in India.