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Saikiran Krishnamurthy rejoins McKinsey as parttime adviser

Admin| Mar 10, 2017 - 12:32 AM

Saikiran Krishnamurthy rejoins McKinsey as parttime adviser

MUMBAI: Saikiran Krishnamurthy, who quit as head of Flipkart’s supply chain unit Ekart in January after the ecommerce giant named Kalyan Krishnamurthy as its CEO, is headed back to consultancy firm McKinsey & Co where he had been director.

“Saikiran is joining us as part­time adviser. We are very happy to have him,” a McKinsey spokesperson said in email response to ET.

Krishnamurthy was one of Flipkart’s most high ­profile hires when it was aggressively......

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India ranks 3rd lowest in having women in senior roles: Report

Admin| Mar 09, 2017 - 12:04 AM

India ranks 3rd lowest in having women in senior roles: Report

NEW DELHI: India ranked third lowest in having women in leadership roles for the third consecutive year, while Russia topped the list where they account for 47 per cent of senior management team, says a survey.

According to a global survey by Grant Thornton ­ Women in business: New perspectives on risk and reward, India ranked third lowest in having women in leadership roles for the third consecutive year after Japan where only 7 per cent of senior level executives are women and Argent......

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Facebook’s SheMeansBusiness will help women get there: Ankhi Das

Admin| Mar 02, 2017 - 11:08 PM

Facebook’s SheMeansBusiness will help women get there: Ankhi Das

Facebook is working to bring more and more women into the mainstream through its platform, whether by mentoring women entrepreneurs or helping manage their businesses on its platform. In a chat with Neha Alawadhi , Facebook India’s public policy director Ankhi Das spoke about some of these efforts.

What is the rationale behind SheMeansBusiness?
Last year we announced a very strong capacity building programme called SheMeansBusiness. We looked at addressing brand recognition, which earlier......

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