Snapdeal.com India’s largest online marketplace has appointed Vishal Chadha as the Vice President – Market Development. In his new role, Vishal will spearhead Snapdeal’s mission to reach out to and list a million businesses on the website. He will be responsible for furthering the company’s business development and seller marketing efforts, and will add even more firepower to the company’s ambitions of getting every Indian business to sell on the site.
He has successfully led functions and facilitated their growth from nascent categories to multi-billion dollar businesses in India and abroad. His experience spans verticals like strategy, sales and distribution, retail, marketing, competence development and business planning & processes.
An MBA from Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, Vishal has been a part of the sales and marketing success stories of brands like Nokia and Britannia, where he successfully led key business functions.
In his career spanning over 18 years, Vishal has held key positions at Nokia UK, where he was the Global Director heading multi brand retail marketing; Nokia India where he headed sales for their multimedia business group and Retail & Customer Marketing; and Britannia, where he was the Sales Head of the Western Region in India.
Prior to joining Snapdeal.com, Vishal worked as an advisor with Samsung India mobile & IT business Speaking about his appointment, Vishal Chadha said, “E-Commerce is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country today and Snapdeal has been extremely successful in revolutionizing online shopping in India. I feel fortunate to be a part of the young, energetic and dynamic team at Snapdeal. This is a great opportunity and I look forward to be a part of this company and contribute to Snapdeal’s vision of creating life changing experiences for buyers and sellers.”
“We are very excited to have Vishal join the Snapdeal family. Vishal comes with a rich experience in leadership roles across industries and I am sure his vast experience will add tremendous value and further fuel our vision of getting a million businesses online”, said Rohit Bansal, Co-founder at Snapdeal.com.
The appointment of Vishal Chadha is in line with the company’s vision to transform the lives of the country’s various small and medium enterprises by bringing them online and strengthen its leadership position in the industry.