Lenskart to Ramp Up Workforce; Hire 2,000+ Employees by 2022
Lenskart to Ramp Up Workforce; Hire 2,000+ Employees by 2022

Lenskart, an omnichannel eye-wear brand, is planning to expand and strengthen its workforce, and add 2,000+ employees across the country by 2022, as part of its plan to increase its consumer base over the next few years. Lenskart has been aggressively hiring across verticals, especially the tech and data science team, roping in data scientists, business analysts, data engineers, and experts.

Equipped with world-class and state-of-the-art systems and processes, the company is looking to add 1,500 more retail employees to manage its rapidly increasing stores, 100+ engineers to the technology team across Bengaluru, NCR, and Hyderabad. Over 300 employees to join the supply chain and manufacturing operations, 100 to the corporate functions across finance, consumer insights, HR, and merchandising. In addition, Lenskart will also be expanding its international teams in Singapore, Middle East, and the USA by adding 300 more employees.

Peyush Bansal, Founder, and CEO of Lenskart said, “We have continued to grow exponentially, in international markets as well as in India, and we are building a strong presence in regional markets as well through our stores and e-commerce. This has opened up several job opportunities across Lenskart to serve and delight our customers at a huge scale. So, hiring is a key aspect in our growth journey and we are looking at actively hiring skilled talent across verticals for regions like Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Delhi among others.”

“At Lenskart, our goal is to hire the best talent and provide them the right environment and support so they can realize their potential. Our people and our teams are what differentiates Lenskart from other organizations. We are a highly entrepreneurial space with innovation and ambition at the core; encouraging and fostering our employees to think big, experiment, and aim for 10x impact together,” he added.

Lenskart has over 200 engineers, data scientists, product designers assembled from diverse backgrounds, from ex-entrepreneurs to promising new employees who want to start their career & learn a 10x growth mindset from the get-go. Lenskart has been scaling up with a strong focus on diversity, not only gender but also people with different domain expertise and backgrounds, and ideas that add value to the organization.

Established with an aim to solve the vision correction problem in India and beyond, help people see the beautiful world by revolutionizing the eyewear category, Lenskart now serves over 7 million customers annually in India, Singapore, and the Middle East through its omnichannel shopping experience, which spans online and mobile applications.

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Retail India News: Somany Impresa Group Appoints Shashvat Somany as Head of Strategy
Retail India News: Somany Impresa Group Appoints Shashvat Somany as Head of Strategy

Somany Impresa Group has announced the appointment of Shashvat Somany as the Head of Strategy. This strategic move signifies a significant step in the Group's expansive plans across its various companies, including AGI Greenpac, Hindware Home Innovation Limited, and Hindware Limited. Shashvat will play a crucial role in shaping the long-term strategic direction, collaborating closely with business leaders for the Group's ambitious growth and diversification.

In his new role, Shashvat will take charge of steering the Group's innovation and business expansion initiatives. His primary focus will be on leading AGI's global expansion initiatives, formulating a strategic roadmap to establish a strong international presence. Shashvat will also be tasked with exploring strategic partnerships, fostering innovative collaborations, and evaluating potential ventures to further enhance the Group's presence in the building products and packaging products sector.

Beyond these strategic initiatives, Shashvat will concentrate on enhancing the capabilities of the data and analytics teams, contributing to the Group's digitalization efforts. His primary objective is to ensure a comprehensive and forward-looking integration of technology across the businesses, positioning Somany Impresa Group for success in the digital age.

"I am thrilled to embark on this new chapter with Somany Impresa Group. The Group's commitment to innovation and forward-thinking approach is truly inspiring. I am confident that my experience and collaborative spirit will contribute to our ambitious expansion and diversification goals,” said Shashvat Somany, Head of Strategy, Somany Impresa Group.


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