First major rejig at Flipkart after Walmart takeover, exit of co-founders

Sriram Venkataraman named as COO; slew of changes in top management

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Flipkart is seen on the company's office in Bengaluru | Photo: Reuters

Walmart-backed e-commerce giant Flipkart has made a slew of changes to its top management, including the appointment of a Chief Operating Officer (COO), a position which has been vacant for nearly 18 months.  According to an internal communique to employees which has been reviewed by Business Standard, Sriram Venkataraman, who currently serves as Flipkart’s chief financial officer, would take up the additional role of COO and also oversee crucial supply chain unit EKart. The ‘marketplace’ and ‘retail’ teams will report to him. Venkataraman, ...