Viraj Chouhan Appointed As Chief Communications Officer, Ola
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | December 13, 2017 | News
Ola, the Indian answer to international mobility platforms has announced the appointment of Viraj Chouhan as the Chief Communications Officer (CCO). In the role of the CCO, Viraj will report to co-founder and CEO BBhavish Aggrawal and will primarily function out of Gurugram. Before taking on the mandate of the becoming the CCO at Ola, Viraj was the Executive Director of Corporate Communications at MTS India.
Viraj replaces Anand Subramanian who led the Communications team at Ola previously, and has now moved on to a newer role within the organisation. Being a corporate communications veteran he brings over 20 years of experience to the table from across global brands like MTS, Coca-Cola, and Bharti Airtel.
Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-founder and CEO at Ola, said, “I’m excited to welcome Viraj onboard to lead Ola’s Corporate Communications efforts. I’m looking forward to working with him to share the Ola story and vision across customers, driver partners, employees, and the nation and world at large! Our aim is to build Ola as a brand and organisation that every customer identifies with and takes pride in.”
Viraj Chouhan, on his appointment as CCO, Ola said, “I am thrilled to join Ola and be part of this growing internet conglomerate. Ola has not only positively elevated India’s mobility experience, but is also a key driver of our country’s digital economy at large. Ola’s mission of building mobility for a billion people will have a lasting impact on our nation’s development. And that is what makes the Ola story so inspiring and deserving, to be taken to every stakeholder and citizen. I’m eager to join the Ola team in this mission!”
Viraj was previously the Executive Director of Corporate Communications at MTS India.