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Make MyTrip appoints new AVP Marketing and Head - Technology

Company release, July 5
New Delhi

In a recent development, Indias largest online travel company MakeMyTrip.com has appointed Gayatri Buddha as AVP, Marketing and Venkatesh Bhardwaj as Head Technology.
A mass communication major, Gayatri started her career as a journalist and later moved on to be part of the core launch team of Monsterindia.com. As marketing communications specialist, she rose to the position of Senior Brand Manager and had been successful in positioning monsterindia.com as the leading jobsite in India. Ms. Buddha brings with her, in-depth knowledge of the online market and exhaustive consumer insights.
In his new role, Venkatesh will be heading the technology team - the backbone of MakeMyTrip. A veteran in the industry, Venkatesh - prior to his appointment at MakeMyTrip - was responsible for driving important technological innovations and server management at Mantraonline.com, one of Indias largest horizontal portals and part of the Bharti Telecom conglomerate.
Announcing the appointments, Deep Kalra, CEO of MakeMyTrip.com, said In the B2C segment, jobs and travel are the two high growth categories and having worked in one of them for over five years, Gayatri provides the perfect fit to help drive the unique blend of US-India business and the soon to be launched domestic business of Makemytrip.com.
As for Venkatesh Bhardwajs appointment, Deep Kalra, CEO of MakeMyTrip.com, said For any online company, the technology team is the lifeline. It was imperative for us to bring on board someone who not only has sound knowledge about the industry but also a team leader. And we are lucky to have got someone of Venkateshs eminence.

For further details contact
Divya Bakhshi / Prachi Kulkarni
Hanmer & Partners
56335969/55524670

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