online marketplace connecting buyers and suppliers, today announced the
appointment of Prateek
Chandra as its Chief Finance Officer
(CFO). As an integral part of IndiaMART’s leadership team, Prateek would be
responsible for managing the company’s financial growth, driving key business
initiatives and playing an integral role in ensuring the organization’s success
Prateek was the CFO of HT Media’s Radio business (104 FM), having end-to-end
responsibility of finance and related operational aspects of the business. He
holds over 14 years of rich experience in building business strategy, financial
planning, M&A’s and managing investor relations in Indian and International
markets. He had played a vital role in IPO of HMVL and EXL’s listing on NASDAQ,
in addition to institutionalizing the investor relations program at HT Media
& EXL USA.
Dinesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, IndiaMART, “Prateek brings with himself an
in-depth technology and media industry experience, along with immense knowledge
of capital markets & financial and strategic planning. We are confident
that he would be an outstanding addition to our leadership team and would help
us implement our near-term operational goals, as we plan to scale up our
marketplace to newer highs. It is my privilege to welcome him to the team and I
wish him all the best in his role.”
on his appointment, Prateek said, “I am pleased to be a part of the country’s
leading online marketplace which has been growing significantly over the past,
and also has an ambitious vision for future growth. IndiaMART is at a juncture
of momentous growth and being a part of this inspiring journey will be
has made quite a few additions to its leadership team in the past few months.
It plans to grow steadily by innovating its products and services over the
period of time.
company claims to help over 14 million buyers to search from over 25.7 million
products and get connected with over 1.8 million reliable and competitive
suppliers. Founded in 1996, the company’s mission is ‘to make doing
business, easy’. The company has over 2800 employees located across
55+ offices in the country. Its existing investors include Intel Capital and
Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.