Shopify India appoints Bharati Balakrishnan as country head
E-commerce platform Shopify has named Bharati Balakrishnan as the director and country head for the Indian market. In her new role, Balakrishnan will be responsible for building Shopify’s India business.
Shopify entered the Indian e-commerce market in partnership with SingTel by launching the Shopify India website.
Commenting on her new role, Balakrishnan in a statement said: “I’m super excited to share that I just started at Shopify as country head India. Shopify is a company I have admired for a very long time, and whose mission I relate to, and care about deeply.”
“We are just getting started in India. I can’t wait to work with our partner and developer ecosystem, to help businesses of all sizes and types build their stores online, and make commerce better for everyone,” she added.
Balakrishnan is a seasoned consumer internet and retail professional with experience in building both online and offline retail businesses.
Before joining Shopify India, Balakrishnan has worked in senior roles at Future Group India. Prior to that, Balakrishnan was also the vice president and head of categories at Paytm Mall.
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