FLIPKART, AMAZON, SWIGGY, PAYTM AND OYO VYING FOR LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

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NEW DELHI: To grow business, top e-commerce giants like Flipkart, Amazon, Swiggy, PayTm and OYO has been hiring senior executives. The market scenario of e-commerce is ideal. Factors like better investments, increased M&A activity, higher mobile data usage and improved transaction models has projected e-commerce sales.

This urges the e-commerce giants to deck up their board with senior officials. Amazon, Flipkart, Swiggy, PayTm and others has put on either Series A or Series B rounds of funding. Hiring firms also reported 40-100 percent surge in the mandates than previous years. Major recruiting firms are running 13-14 mandates for this year’s top talents.
Last year most recruiters ran only 7-8. The Bengaluru based Longhouse Consulting has reported an increase of about 100 percent. They are running the majority of e-commerce with this staggering numbers.

Roughly, about 400 senior executives placed in various positions across major e-commerce offices. The most pronounced hiring started in the last 6-7 months. Amazon spokesperson confirmed that the vigorous recruiting will remain for all levels of jobs. Flipkart’s CEO quit suddenly, prompting the company to hire senior officials in areas such as marketing, technology, SCM, human resources and product. The trend is likely to continue for some time more. The trend is seen from seed funded companies to unicorn giants.