Myntra appoints Dipanjan Basu as Chief Finance Officer
Posted by: Clara Fernandes at 9/29/2016 06:23:00 am
Bangalore, September 29, 2016: Myntra, a Flipkart Group company, announces the appointment of Dipanjan Basu as the CFO. A seasoned leader with expertise in a multitude of Finance and Business functions, Dipanjan brings over 15 years of experience to the fore. He moves into his new role at Myntra from Wipro, where he was the Chief Finance & Operating Officer for Wipro’s Digital & Consulting Business.
Dipanjan brings with him a wealth of experience in the space of financial management and operations control, building and setting up new businesses, M&A and investments in startups. He also oversaw the finance function for the Manufacturing & Healthcare business at Wipro and has been instrumental in driving billion dollar deals and leading business process reengineering at Wipro. Dipanjan started his career at Wipro as a young professional and built his way up to being one of the youngest Vice Presidents at Wipro. Dipanjan also had a two year stint with Quatrro Risk Management Services where he was the CFO of the company.
In his new role at Myntra, Dipanjan will be overlooking the finance function of the country’s largest online destination for fashion. Dipanjan is expected to streamline and further enhance important processes as the E-commerce major is witnessing strong growth.
Welcoming Dipanjan Basu to Myntra, Ananth Narayanan, CEO, Myntra said, “Apart from being an exceptionally talented individual, Dipanjan is also a people leader. His skills and expertise in finance and operations will be of immense value to Myntra, especially at this juncture as we scale our business to meet ambitious targets. I would like to welcome him on board on behalf of the Myntra family.”
Speaking on his new assignment, Dipanjan Basu said, “I am looking forward to my stint with fashion E-commerce at Myntra. I believe that my new role will be both exciting and challenging and also a great learning experience. As Myntra is witnessing a steady growth, I should be able to leverage my experience and knowledge to support and further develop the system.”
Dipanjan is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and was ranked 7th in India in the CA final exams. He is also a rank holder in the intermediate and foundation examination of ICAI.
Dipanjan is slated to join the team at Myntra on the 17th of October.
Myntra is India's leading platform for fashion brands and a pioneer in m-commerce play. Myntra has partnered with over 2000 leading fashion and lifestyle brands in the country such as Nike, Adidas, Puma, Levis, Wrangler, Arrow, Jealous 21, Diesel, CAT, Harley Davidson, Ferrari, Timberland, US Polo, FabIndia, Biba and many more to offer a wide range in latest branded fashion and lifestyle wear. Myntra services over 19,000 pin codes across the country. With the largest in-season product catalogue, 100% authentic products, Cash on Delivery and 30-day Exchange/Return policy, Myntra is today the preferred shopping destination in India.