Flipkart's top deck gets 2 new additions: Meet Rishi Vasudev and P Balakrishnan

India's largest online retailer Flipkart on Wednesday announced the addition of two new members to its leadership positions, Vice President of Fashion (Retail) and the Vice President of HR (Supply-Chain).

Rishi Vasudev joined as the new Vice President Fashion (Retail), bringing with him over 15 years of experience in the fashion and retail industry with his last stint being the CEO of Calvin Klein India, Flipkart said.

"Fashion is very strategic to us and we have seen tremendous growth in the category this year. We are continuously expanding our selection and experience for the lifestyle category. To drive this agenda forward, we are very excited to have Rishi joining our team," said Mukesh Bansal, Head, Fashion, Flipkart.

Parameswaran Balakrishnan has joined the organisation as Vice President HR for supply chain. His role will involve driving all business partnering, talent acquisition and functional L&D for supply chain at Flipkart, the statement said.

Parameswaran has over two decades of experience working with organisations like Toyota and Tata Motors.

"These new additions to Flipkart's leadership team show the importance we place on identifying and securing the best talent available. We are quite excited to have Param joining us," said Mekin Maheshwari, CPO, Flipkart.

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Updated Date: Nov 12, 2014 15:02:12 IST