Shiprocket, an e-commerce enablement platform, announced the appointment of Ankur Sarawagi as Senior Vice President of Fastrr Checkout.
Ankur was the Co-Founder of NearBuy, and Vice President and Country Manager at WeddingWire India (TKWW group). He brings over a decade of experience in global businesses, category creation, growth-hacking, and scaling.
In his new role at Fastrr, Ankur will create new age solutions to fuel the brand’s narrative of delivering a ‘Fastrr’ and more convenient shopping experience.
The company believes that Ankur’s expertise and vision will complement its vision of building an end-to-end OS of E-commerce to drive tangible impact for India’s SMEs.
Shiprocket’s CEO & Co-Founder, Saahil Goel, said, “Our objective at Shiprocket is to make e-commerce accessible to companies by providing a one-stop platform to help them along the way. One-click checkout is an integral part of the consumer journey that puts customer experience at the forefront. Ankur has a strong history in establishing e-commerce systems. With his skill in growth hacking and establishing scalability for global companies, Ankur will be a valuable complement to the team in adding a system of trust-driven transactions in the checkout space and accelerating our expansion to new heights.”
On joining Shiprocket, Ankur said, “I am excited to join Fastrr on their mission of delivering a seamless consumer journey and hence enabling e-commerce for BHARAT. Our mission is to empower merchants with technology-backed solutions to enable ease of doing business in India and across the globe. With this product we are aiming to build the trust between the buyers and sellers. I look forward to collaborating with Saahil and the leadership of Shiprocket to seize opportunities and be a part of this promising journey of disrupting the Indian e-commerce landscape.”
Ankur has previously served as the Vice President, of International Growth, and the Managing Director of WeddingWire India. He began his entrepreneurial experience as the co-founder of NearBuy, India’s first and largest hyper-local e-commerce platform. He is an IIT Bombay alumnus who began his professional career with Bain & Company.