Flipkart’s Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori are leaving the e-commerce major to launch their own ventures in the coming months. Mukesh Bansal is Head of the commerce and advertising business platform at Flipkart. While Ankit Nagori is Chief Business officer at Flipkart.
The company Flipkart said in a statement that, “Mukesh has played a huge role in making Myntra the number one fashion destination and helped build a strong platform at Flipkart, including India’s strongest leadership team.”
“Ankit has played an instrumental role in introducing newer initiatives at Flipkart and building the marketplace model for the company. Sachin and Binny will be supporting Ankit in his new initiative and will be his first investors.”, It added.
Mukesh Bansal is the co-founder of fashion e-commerce brand Myntra which got brought over by Flipkart in May 2014 for $330 million.
The company Flipkart has been thanked Mukesh and Ankit for their invaluable contribution in the growth of Flipkart. And also Flipkart wished them that All The Best. Mukesh will continue with Flipkart until the end of March while Ankit will stay on for three months.
Flipkart had appointed to Binny Bansal as a Chief Executive Officer and Sachin Bansal as the Executive Chairman in last month.
Mukesh said to the employees in a letter that, “My incredible journey with Myntra and Flipkart comes to an end. It has been amazing nine years filled with lot of learning, privilege to work with outstanding people and chance to participate in building future industry of India that will impact hundred of millions of people.”
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