Swiggy has appointed Rahul Bothra as its new, and first ever Chief Financial Officer (CFO), first reported by ET. Prior to Swiggy, Bothra worked in Singapore and Brazil with agri-business company Olam in various roles including CFO. Before that, he worked with Britannia, where he headed company’s finance functions.
The food delivery startup is also expected to close other hirings in the top level management, as per the report.
The online food ordering and delivery platform has raised $80 million in Series E funding in May this year which were led by global internet and entertainment group Naspers, along with participation from existing investors.
“As India’s leading food ordering and delivery platform, Swiggy is continuously looking to strengthen our team, including leadership, to support and enable our growth and increased scale of business. Our vision is to change the way India eats, and Swiggy will continue to drive innovation through various initiatives that not only benefit our customers, but also the marketplace,” said a Swiggy spokeswoman in an email sent to LiveMint.
Swiggy had said earlier that it plans to hire middle and senior leadership members to double its engineering team by 2018 to 200 people.