Pepperfry.com, Furniture and Home Products marketplace has announced the appointment of Neelesh Talathi as its Chief Financial Officer.
In this role, Neelesh will lead Strategy, Financial Planning, Accounting, Legal and Corporate Affairs for Pepperfry.com.
A seasoned executive, Talathi has close to 2 decades of experience overseeing large finance organizations for high-growth multinationals. He began his career with Hindustan Unilever and worked there for over 17 years across multiple geographies and businesses in roles such as Director, Financial Analytics at Unilever PLC and CFO of Unilever Mashreq. His last assignment prior to joining Pepperfry was with Vedanta Resources PLC as CFO of Vedanta’s Iron Ore Division.
Neelesh is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also a Management Accountant from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Mumbai University.
Welcoming Talathi, Ambareesh Murty, Founder and CEO of Pepperfry said, "It’s great to have Neelesh with us on our Pepperfry journey. I am sure that his rich and diverse finance and operating experience will help us leverage scalable best practices as we continue to build a high growth, high margin and highly differentiated business.”
Speaking about joining the Pepperfry team, Neelesh said “It’s great to work with a market pioneer like Pepperfry. Pepperfry has built a great brand with strong market leadership in India’s Furniture and Home segment in a short span of time. I look forward to working with Ambareesh and the team to scale even greater heights in the future”.