Quikr, a start-up in the digital classifieds segment, has appointed Rahul Tewari as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Rahul will play a key role in the company’s group level financial strategy and growth opportunities across its various marketplaces, the company said in a statement.
Rahul has 18 years of experience across investment banking, corporate development, project finance, and entrepreneurship. In his last stint, he led the strategic and financial advisory practice for the technology sector at ICICI Securities. Previously, he had successful stints at New York-based investment banking firms like Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and Royal Bank of Canada.
“I’m very pleased that we have an accomplished financial leader like Rahul joining us in the role of CFO. He joins us at a time when our strategy of building transactional marketplaces focused on large verticals has been strongly validated and our competitive position is getting more dominant every quarter. We are now ready for the next phase of our journey and I am sure Rahul will help us bend the curve even more,” commenting on the appointment, Pranay Chulet, CEO & Founder of Quikr.
Rahul completed MBA in Finance at Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management at New York and has a degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.