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Amazon India head Amit Agarwal elevated as SVP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Amazon head Amit Agarwal has been elevated to the post of Senior Vice President, Amazon.

The company confirmed the development in an emailed statement.

"This indicates how excited Amazon is about the progress the company is making in and the opportunity Amazon sees ahead," it added.

The promotion comes within a year of Agarwal's inclusion in a senior leadership team that reports directly to Amazon CEO and President Jeff Bezos.

Agarwal will continue to head the operations.

Amazon, which has committed to the tune of USD 5 billion, remains one of the fastest growing for the US-based e-tailer.

The company faces intense competition in India from local player, The competition is further heating up as Chinese e-tailer Alibaba gears up for a stronger play in India through Paytm.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 21:22 IST