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Housing.com appoints Jason Kothari as CEO

  • Realty portal
    Housing.com has announced the appointment of Jason Kothari as its new chief executive
    officer.
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  • The appointment of a
    regular CEO comes four months after Housing.com’s board on July 1 sacked
    co-founder and then CEO Rahul Yadav. Rishabh Gupta was appointed as interim CEO
    in July.
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  • “Kothari, who joined
    • Realty portal
      Housing.com has announced the appointment of Jason Kothari as its new chief executive
      officer.
    •  
    • The appointment of a
      regular CEO comes four months after Housing.com’s board on July 1 sacked
      co-founder and then CEO Rahul Yadav. Rishabh Gupta was appointed as interim CEO
      in July.
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    • “Kothari, who joined
      in the capacity of chief business officer in August of this year, has been
      unanimously appointed by the Board of Directors today,” the SoftBank-backed
      portal said in a statement.
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    • “Housing.com is one
      of those rare companies that has the potential to impact millions of people in
      their journey of buying, selling and renting homes. I am honoured that the
      Board has entrusted me with the responsibility of leading this dynamic
      company,” said Kothari on his appointment.
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    • In the past few
      months, Housing.com has made several appointments at senior level. In
      September, Keerthi Kiran was roped in as vice-president, New Real Estate
      Projects.
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    • Last month, Mani
      Rangarajan was appointed as chief financial officer and Nandini Mehta as
      General Counsel, while Nikhil Rungta was appointed as chief marketing officer
      earlier this month.
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    • Since August, Jason
      has played an instrumental role on a number of key initiatives, including
      establishing a strong senior management team for the company, the portal said.
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    • Prior to joining
      Housing.com, Jason was the co-founder & CEO of Valiant Entertainment. He
      holds a Bachelor of Science from University
      of Pennsylvania’s The
      Wharton School. With presence in 50 cities and employing about 2,500 people,
      Housing.com provides independently verified listings of homes.
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    • The portal, which was
      founded in 2012, has raised over $100 million from various investors.

     

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