New Delhi: The Board of Directors of TV18 Home Shopping Network Limited announced the appointment of Manish Kalra as Chief Executive Officer of Homeshop18. Manish joins Homeshop18 at a critical yet promising stage in the company’s journey when it has merged its business with Shop CJ, thereby becoming the largest Television Home shopping Brand in India. Manish brings with him extensive experience in e-commerce and will report to the Board of TV18 Home Shopping Network Ltd.
Prior to joining Homeshop18, Manish was the Chief Marketing & Business Officer at Crafts villa where he was the overall business P&L owner. He is a young achiever and comes with over 16 years of experience in leading businesses across e-commerce, IT, FMCG & BFSI Industry. Over the years, he has gathered deep understanding of customer behavior and can convert a business vision into a customer relevant story, combined with exceptional execution skills. Prior to Craftsvilla, Manish has worked for companies such as Amazon India, MakeMyTrip and Dell.
Speaking on his appointment, Manish said, “I am excited to join Homeshop18 and look forward to working with and learning from the talented team there. Retail industry in India is going through a transformation phase. Team at Homeshop18 has a unique opportunity to deliver innovative products and solutions to our customers that will bring greater value to them, our suppliers, employees, investors and other stakeholders in the process. I am grateful to the HS18 board for giving me this opportunity.”
Manish is a BE, Mechanical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College and MBA, Marketing & Finance from XLRI Jamshedpur.