boAt strengthens leadership team with three key appointments

The team will work closely with the CEO Vivek Gambhir & co-founders Aman Gupta, Sameer Mehta.

Mumbai: Homegrown top audio and consumer lifestyle brand boAT has strengthened its leadership team as it aims to deepen its manufacturing and supply chain network in India and drive business transformation. The company appointed Shashwat Singh as chief information officer, Ankur Sharma as chief financial officer, and Prashant Kamal as head of India manufacturing and supply chain.

The team will be based out of New Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru offices, and work closely with the CEO Vivek Gambhir and co-founders Aman Gupta and Sameer Mehta, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

Shashwat Singh comes with over 14 years of corporate experience in distinguished companies like Unilever, Kimberly Clark, and Asian Paints. Being a digital transformation leader at boAt, he will be creating an adaptable tech landscape to support the brand on its trail of growth.

Ankur Sharma has vast experience spanning more than 16 years in financial management, developing/executing strategies, and delivering operational efficiency for both B2B and B2C organisations. He has been associated with eminent firms like ADA Group and Cravatex (Vans as well as Fila) in the past. At boAt, Sharma will be leading the company’s financial functions.

Prashant Kamal holds a valuable experience of 21 years in the consumer durables & consumer electronics space. He has worked in the companies like Nokia, Microsoft, and Flextronics at a global level. At boAt, Kamal will spearhead the company’s Make in India manufacturing initiatives and make the supply future-ready.

“We are thrilled to welcome Shashwat, Ankur, and Prashant to our core leadership team as we prepare for our next phase of growth," Vivek Gambhir said. "All three of them bring a wealth of experience and best practices from global companies. Their values, skills and expertise will enable us to dramatically scale up and build a high-performance organization. Together, we look forward to bringing the best we have to offer to our community of boAtheads.”

Currently, boAt has close to 250 members across its team in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru & is looking forward to enhancing its research and development (R&D) and further augmenting efforts to manufacture products in India

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