Unstop, a community engagement and hiring platform that connects students and graduates with opportunities, has appointed Alekhya Chakrabarty as VP of Marketing and Growth.In a career spanning 15 years, he has worked with Nestle, Emami, ITC and HUL. Chakrabarty led marketing at Sunstone in his previous assignment.
Ankit Agarwal, Founder and CEO, Unstop, said, “I envision Unstop to be a consumer brand. A brand that is made for the consumers and encompasses their ideas and beliefs. So when I was sure of this decision, deep down I knew we needed a brand custodian, who has been there and managed iconic brands, in order to create something exemplary. I am delighted to welcome Alekhya to Unstop. With his extensive expertise and visionary leadership, I believe Alekhya shall drive growth, guide our teams and build a brand that becomes memorable.”
Chakrabarty said, “Unstop is on a quest to revolutionise the way talent and employers meet in today’s competitive market. The possibilities of this digital playground to empower fresh talent to achieve their dreams by realising their full potential is endless. I look forward to fueling user growth on the platform and cultivate impactful connections with our vibrant community to make brand Unstop a category leader.”
Unstop recently secured $5 million in funding led by Japan-based job board Mynavi, with participation from Coursera, Venture Catalysts, 9Unicorns and Pankaj Bansal (Caret Capital).
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