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Ecom Express has roped in Ajay Chitkara as its MD and CEO from Aitrtel Business.

MUMBAI, June 30 (The CONNECT) – Ecom Express Limited, a technology-enabled logistics solutions provider to eCommerce industry, has announced the appointment of Ajay Chitkara as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

Ajay currently is the Director & CEO of Bharti Airtel’s enterprise arm, Airtel Business and will assume responsibilities at Ecom Express from September 1. He will report to the Board of Directors of the Company.

Ecom Express is backed by marquee private equity investors Partners Group, Warburg Pincus and British International Investment.

Ajay is a senior business leader with over two decades of proven track record. He has led significant portfolio and organization change at Airtel Business transforming it into India’s largest enterprise technology company. He also serves on the boards of Nxtra by Airtel, Hughes Communication and Network i2i. Ajay began his career in sales at Comsat Max Limited before joining Airtel in 2001.

Announcing the appointment, Chairperson at Ecom Express, V. Anantharaman said, Ajay comes with extensive enterprise experience from Airtel where he has demonstrated exceptional leadership and strategic capabilities. The Board wishes him well and looks forward to Ajay scaling Ecom Express further and delivering long-term value for all its stakeholders, Anantharaman said.

Ajay described  the Ecom post as a great moment to be a part of this business and to be working with its customers, the world-class team, the board and investors, with a common goal of creating India’s most trusted and respected logistics solutions provider for the e-commerce industry.

Ecom Express Limited has its presence in all 28 states of the country and operates in over 2,700+ towns across 27,000+ PIN-codes covering 95%+ of India’s population. Ecom Express has over 50,000 employees across 3,000+ delivery centers and over 7 million sq.ft. of express processing & hub infrastructure and fulfillment center space.