DealShare appoints Santana Ramakrishnan as Chief Human Resources Officer

Mumbai, 25th March 2022: DealShare, the social e-commerce pioneer and recent unicorn, today announced the appointment of Santana Ramakrishnan as Chief Human Resources Officer. Santana brings a wealth of experience in human resources and people management to DealShare, where she will be in charge of implementing the company’s people strategy, building capability for expansion, profitability and enabling culture frameworks that build DealShare as an Employer of Choice.

Before joining DealShare, Santana Ramakrishnan worked as Head of Human Resources at Udaan. Previously, she has worked at Goldman Sachs, AXA, Genpact, and GE Capital. Santana will join the company’s senior management team and report to Vineet Rao, the company’s founder, and CEO.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Vineet Rao, Founder & CEO of DealShare said, “We are delighted to welcome Santana Ramakrishnan as our Chief Human Resources Officer. DealShare is at an exciting inflection point right now: we are rapidly scaling our business, expanding into new markets, enhancing the e-commerce experience for Bharat’s consumers, and empowering local communities & manufacturers. Hiring the right talent and engaging them effectively will play a crucial role in this journey. In the coming year, our talent pool will grow exponentially. Ms. Ramakrishnan’s diverse experience spanning geographies and her remarkable leadership experiences will help us scale our business agenda further while crafting a meaningful employee experience.”

Sharing her views on joining DealShare, Ms. Ramakrishnan, CHRO, DealShare said, “It is indeed exciting to be a part of DealShare. The scale and scope of the yet to be tapped market presents us with a unique opportunity to build a retail-relevant ecosystem. The commitment of the founders and the leadership team to prioritizing profitability as a key metric to our success, while balancing growth is central to the performance culture that we aim to ingrain. So augmenting the HR function to both enable the business and build a credible employee value proposition is more important than ever. I look forward to working alongside the leadership team to contribute to the larger vision of the company and being a part of this journey.”

DealShare is India’s fastest-growing social commerce company focused on catering to the 500 million new-to-internet and value-seeking users. It offers high-quality, low-priced essentials coupled with a gamified, fun-filled, and virality-driven shopping experience, making it easy for first-time internet users to experience online shopping.
Santana Ramakrishnan is an alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur.
About DealShare: DealShare is a disruptive e-commerce model focused on re-inventing e-retail for the next billion internet users. Currently, DealShare is present in 100+ cities and towns across Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR, and Karnataka and it plans to expand to 300+ cities in 2022. The company has served more than 15 million consumers and adds lacs of new consumers every month. DealShare caters to about 5 lakhs orders daily. Since their inception, their focus has been to procure products from local manufacturers and provide them with a platform to digitize their business and compete with lead brands. At present, DealShare has partnered with more than 1000 brands of which 70% are local and regional brands. They are also planning to add 5000+ local brands to their portfolio in 2022.

This article was shared with Prittle Prattle News as a Press Release.

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