ShopClues, the managed marketplace has announced the appointment of Raunak Raheja and Nitin Sharma as the directors of Category Management. Both are highly experienced professionals in the realm of e-commerce and categories. While Raunak’s focus at ShopClues will be on scaling up the Wholesale marketplace initiative, Nitin will be helming the Electronics category.
Speaking on the recent hiring, ShopClues, Co-founder and Chief Business Officer, Radhika Aggarwal said, “At ShopClues, we are scaling up at a breakneck speed. Category management is a vital vertical for us during this phase of evolutionary growth. I’m pleased to welcome Raunak and Nitin on board at ShopClues. Both of them come with profound experience in e-commerce and category management and we look forward to their valuable contributions to our growth gradient.”
An alumnus of Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Nitin is a Telecom and IT Sales professional with over 12 years of extensive experience in Category Management, Programme Management, Retail Development, Channel Management, Key Account Management, Sales and Distribution Management and Sales Operations. He was previously the Country Category Manager of Ink Supplies for HP India Sales Pvt Ltd. Nitin has also been associated with other top businesses in the country including Nokia, Idea Cellular, Reliance Communications and Taj Group of Hotels.
Raunak is a highly proficient e-commerce and retail professional with over 9 years of work experience in Marketplace and e-Retailing models. He has diverse experience and has worked with leading e-commerce companies like eBay, HomeShop18 and Ibibio Web Pvt Ltd. An MBA from Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Raunak will be overseeing the key properties of ShopClues including the Neighborhood Store initiative and Cross Border Trade. Heading the wholesale marketplace initiative, he will also be planning the strategic roadmap for B2B channels and driving the refurbished products supply.