Ankit NagoriAnkit Nagori, former Flipkart chief business officer joins Picsdream

Ankit Nagori, Flipkart’s former chief business officer, who put his papers down last month, has joined the Picsdream’s Board of Directors. Picsdream is a photography-centric marketplace that offers creators of photographs a portal to showcase, share and monetize their work. In his role, Ankit Nagori will counsel the company in identifying growth opportunities by expanding their marketplace model and successfully monetizing the number of third-party sellers on its platform.

It is interesting to note that Nagori had stepped down from Flipkart as to start an entrepreneurial venture in the sports domain.

Abhay BatraClovia signs on Abhay Batra as chief financial officer

Lingerie e-tailer Clovia has signed on Abhay Batra as its chief financial officer. Prior to this, Batra was chief accounting and corporate Controller at MMTC- PAMP,  a joint venture between the Swiss commodity giant MKS PAMP Group and the Government of India for refining and trading of precious metals. Batra is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Delhi University.

In June 2015, Clovia appointed Pankaj Vermani as its new CEO and  Aditya Chaturvedi joins as its Chief Technology Officer.

suryansh kumarShuttl appoints hires Suryansh Kumar

Bus aggregator Shuttl has hired former Uber executive as Suryansh Kumar as vice president–growth, reports TechCircle. Prior to his appointment, Kumar served as general manager at Uber India, where he was responsible for the company’s operations and marketing. Prior to Uber, Kumar worked as a product manager for new initiatives at He also worked at Walmart for over three years in different positions.

Kumar is a graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and also holds an MBA from the Indian School of Business.

In December, Shuttl raised $20 million in its series A round of funding from Lightspeed Ventures, Sequoia India and Times Internet Limited.