Mumbai: As venture capital and private equity money pour in, leading e-commerce firms, including Flipkart, Ola, Jabong, Snapdeal, Quikr, Grofers, OYO Rooms, among others, are looking at roping in top guns for functional roles such as legal, corporate affairs, mergers and acquisitions, supply chain, marketing, human resource, finance, customer relationship management, vendor management, etc.
Startups are willing to pay top dollars to rope in senior non-technology executives who can complement the big ticket technology hires with salary at these positions having jumped from Rs30-lakh-Rs1crore to Rs. 1 crore to Rs. 5 crore over the last 3-4 months, say executive search experts. A week ago, transportation app Ola appointed Infosys veteran Rajiv Bansal as chief financial officer.
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