Joy Bandekar to lead Ola's New Initiatives

Priyanka Pani Mumbai | Updated on January 22, 2018 Published on December 07, 2015

Taxi hailing app Ola has appointed Joy Bandekar as Corporate President to lead New Initiatives.

​Bandekar, who joins Ola from Flipkart, has over 20 years of experience across various industries, including 10 years in e-commerce across India and South East Asia. ​He will be focusing on New Initiatives for the company.

With a Masters in Business Management and a degree in Mechanical Engineering, ​Bandekar has worked with large Indian and multinational organisations like Kirloskar, Reliance Industries, Maxworth Orchards and Atcom Technologies in his career spanning over 20 years.

He is a seasoned hand in the Internet industry, having spent the last ten years in various roles, with organisations like eBay Inc and Flipkart​, the company said in a statement​.

Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-founder and CEO, Ola said, “We are excited to welcome Joy to lead New Initiatives at Ola. His rich experience from a variety of businesses will be invaluable to us as we continue to grow the on-demand mobility ecosystem in India. I look forward to working with him in realising our mission to build mobility for a billion Indians!”

Speaking about his new role at Ola, ​B​andekar said, “Ola’s focus on mobility and the way it has built an ecosystem to enable personal transportation for millions is inspiring. I am thrilled to be part of this growth story look forward to contribute towards the success of the company in the time to come.”

Published on December 07, 2015
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