Bengaluru-based eCommerce giant has recently appointed Nitin Seth as the Chief People Officer. In his new role, Seth will lead the human resource function and partner with the leadership team to build an organization for the future that is versatile and adaptable and bring about a distinctive culture that will fuel business performance, the company said in a statement. Seth will report to Binny Bansal, CEO and co-founder of Flipkart.
Seth is an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and has graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, with more than 20 years of rich experience in entrepreneurship, strategy, consulting, operations management and business process redesign.
"Nitin brings with him a unique mix of cross sectoral experience, deep understanding of business, entrepreneurial DNA and a long track record of building and nurturing winning teams. I am confident that Nitin will play a key role in enabling the team at Flipkart to fulfill our long term mission of transforming commerce in India through technology," said Binny Bansal.
Prior to Flipkart, Seth was the Managing Director and Country Head at Fidelity International in India. Here he was responsible for the company's offshore operations across India and Tunisia comprising over 2600 professionals, which is around 40 percent of company's headcount.