eBay India, India’s leading eCommerce Marketplace, today announced the appointment of Mr. Muralikrishnan B. as Country Manager, eBay India with immediate effect. In his new role, Murali will be responsible for the eBay portfolio in India, Philippines & Malaysia. Murali is taking over from Mr. Ambareesh Murty, who has led eBay India as Country Manager since March 2008.
“Indian eCommerce is rapidly evolving and eBay is uniquely positioned to continue to lead this growth. I am delighted to take on my new role and look forward to further strengthening our leadership position".
Muralikrishnan B, Country Manager, eBay India said, Murali joined eBay in 2005 and has held a variety of leadership roles in eBay India, most recently as Sr. Director – Marketing & Product Management. His many achievements included driving a scalable hybrid local development model which significantly enhanced and localized eBay India’s user experience. Murali is also responsible for building the eBay India brand. He is an active evangelist of eCommerce and has been part of the IAMAI (Internet & Mobile Association of India) eCommerce & FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry) Retail Committees.
Ambareesh Murty led the vibrant eBay India business from March 2008 to May 2011. During this period eBay India significantly outpaced market growth and strengthened market leadership by reinforcing its core proposition of “safe, easy, deals” amongst online shoppers. As Vice Chairman of the IAMAI during the same period, he worked towards building an enabling ecosystem for internet businesses in India. A passionate advocate for entrepreneurship, Ambareesh will be pursuing his entrepreneurial interests in the Indian Internet space post transitioning his responsibilities at eBay.