IPO-bound Swiggy appoints FMCG veteran Anand Kripalu as Chairperson of its board
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | December 7, 2023 | News
Anand Kripalu Swiggy Chairperson
IPO-bound food delivery platform Swiggy has appointed former Diageo India Managing Director and Chief Executive, Anand Kripalu as an independent director and chairman of its board. Kripalu's experience from working at large consumer companies like Unilever, Cadbury PLC, Mondelez and Marico and spirits maker Diageo, will help Swiggy leverage his expertise in the industry.
Commenting on his appointed, Anand Kripalu, said, “Swiggy has transformed food and grocery delivery in the country, bringing unparalleled convenience to millions of homes. I am honoured to join its accomplished board, and look forward to lending my experience and perspective as Swiggy shapes the future of convenience."
Sriharsha Majety, Co-Founder and group CEO, Swiggy said, “I’m pleased to have Anand Kripalu join as an independent director and Chairperson of the Swiggy board. Anand is a veteran in the consumer goods industry, and his deep knowledge and perspective will be instrumental in guiding Swiggy as we continue to innovate and redefine the on-demand delivery landscape in India."
Kripalu's experience from working at large consumer companies like Unilever, Cadbury PLC, Mondelez & Marico and spirits maker Diageo, will help Swiggy leverage his expertise in the industry.