Flipkart appointed Surojit Chatterjee as Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Experience and Growth
Dated: November 04, 2015
India’s leading e-commerce company Flipkart has appointed Surojit Chatterjee, former Google Product Management Director, as Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Experience and Growth. In his role, Surojit will be responsible for all consumer experience across desktop and mobile, and will report to Punit Soni, chief product officer, Chatterjee will leave Mountain View for Bengaluru this month. Flipkart has also grabbed three other senior Googlers and execs from Amazon, Microsoft and Yahoo this year.
Chatterjee's latest role at Silicon Valley's Google office was heading the mobile search advertising and AdSense for Search (AFS). He was a founding member of Google's mobile search ads and helped make mobile search ads a growth engine for Google, developing it into a multi-billion dollar business. Previously, he led payment products for Google in the Asia-Pacific and mobile products for Google India. Prior to Google, Chatterjee worked as a senior product manager at Symantec Corporation and senior engineer at Oracle and IBM.
On joining the company, Chatterjee said “I’m incredibly excited to join them to help shape India’s bright future.” In 2007, Chatterjee joined Google as head of its payment products in APAC and then went on to lead the mobile products team in India.
"Millions of people in India are connecting to the internet for the first time every month thanks to mobile technology - a transformation that is revolutionizing Indian society. I'm incredibly excited to join Flipkart to help shape India's bright future," said Chatterjee.
Mukesh Bansal, head, commerce platform, Flipkart said, "Surojit's experience helping build and scale a multi-billion dollar business from scratch, deep knowledge of product management, global ecommerce and tremendous expertise in mobile advertising will help Flipkart. He will be part of the leadership team and help innovate and improve all the ways we serve our customers."