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  • Shiprocket further strengthens its senior leadership team with the appointment of Saumya Khati as Senior VP of Human Resources

    Published on January 11, 2022

    • Saumya joins Shiprocket with over 15 years of experience working with prominent organizations, including Tata Group, Perfetti Van Melle, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, GAP, and Yum! Brands
    • She aims to build an agile organization by strengthening internal talent and capabilities while curating a world-class culture
    • Her focus on investing in top talent across the organization and her deep experience across HR sub domains will play a pivotal role in driving Shiprocket’s growth further

    New Delhi : In a major development that furthers its series of senior leadership appointments, Shiprocket, India’s leading tech-enabled logistics and fulfillment platform, has announced the onboarding of Saumya Khati as its Senior Vice President (VP) of Human Resources.

    Having joined Shiprocket in September 2021, Saumya has over 15 years of experience across HR Operations, Learning and Development, and across HR business partnering and CEO roles. Prior to joining Shiprocket, the seasoned professional was associated with several  prominent organizations serving in leadership roles, across Tata Group, Perfetti Van Melle, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, GAP, and Yum! Brands.

    A seasoned professional, Saumya has noteworthy achievements and accolades to her name. She won the ET Now sponsored World HRD Congress HR Talent Management and Leadership Award for her role at Yum! Brands as a Chief Learning Officer in 2018.

    Speaking on the latest development, Saahil Goel, Co-Founder and CEO of Shiprocket said, “Shiprocket is on its next phase of growth with several innovations and product launches and many more in the pipeline for the coming year. For any business growth, efficient talent management is key to success. Given Saumya’s eye for talent acquisition and her previous experience, we are confident that she will be instrumental in strategizing, scouting for, and hiring top talent and nurturing them thereby ultimately enabling us to scale to greater heights.”

    Commenting on her appointment, Saumya Khati, Senior VP of HR, Shiprocket, said, “I am thrilled to be part of Shiprocket’s senior leadership team as their growth in the ecommerce logistics industry has been stellar. I am focused on setting and stewarding our people’s agenda to win in the market and achieve scale quickly. The NorthStar of our people practice is to become a Great Place To Work and an Employer Of Choice. We will get there by building an agile organization with a world-class culture. This will be built on an architecture of ‘Tech & Touch’ enabled processes.”

    Reaching 29,000+ pin codes with 17+ courier partners and Shiprocket today powers over $2B of GMV through its network and processes nearly 2.5 shipments every second from over 250,000 sellers. It is the largest e-commerce shipping and enablement platform for SMBs in the country.

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