Travel tech platform EaseMyTrip has announced the appointment of Lokendra Saini as the Chief Operating Officer, effective in August. In his new role, Lokendra will be primarily responsible for developing and executing strategies for business expansion and will oversee the growth of the company. He will also be responsible for the developments across travel verticals like flights, hotels, holidays, trains, buses, and cabs, along with initiating new growth units for the company
Rikant Pittie, the Co-Founder, said, "We are happy to have Lokendra join our company. We have faith in his methods of working, ability to generate quick results, and strong leadership. His expertise and abilities will be crucial in advancing our business. We are certain that, he will undoubtedly prove to be a valuable asset to our business."
Lokendra is a seasoned professional with over fifteen years of professional experience. In his previous stint as an entrepreneur, he founded his mental health and wellness startup, Misohe (stands for mind, soul, heal), which he successfully sold within a year of its app launch. He also has been associated with leading brands like ixigo, Goibibo, and MakeMyTrip.
He has worked across verticals, including business growth, strategic partnerships & alliances, and distribution with top brands and banks. At ixigo, Lokendra is credited with transforming the platform from a travel metasearch engine to an OTA in under 3 years.
Lokendra Saini, Chief Operating Officer, said, “Over the years, EaseMyTrip has become one of the top travel platforms in India. With my experience, I'd like to contribute to the company's growth and look forward to working with the dedicated teams and coming up with ways to add to our customers’ delight. Very soon we’ll be bringing more value-added products and services to our users for a great travel experience every time.”