What Himanshu Garg’s move from FMCG giant Dabur India to B2B e-commerce platform Industrybuying implies
Looking to strengthen its leadership team and streamline the entire supply chain process, B2B e-commerce platform, Industrybuying announced the appointment of Himanshu Garg, as the Vice President of Supply Chain for the company.
Mr. Garg comes with around twelve years of experience in various functions of supply-chain-management including key areas like demand and fulfilment, logistics, cost saving, planning and deployment, warehouse and inventory management and more.
Prior to this, Mr. Garg was associated with Tata Motors and Dabur India. Spending almost 10 years at Dabur India, he managed primary logistics, helped in IT automation of the company, re-engineering and innovation.
Industrybuying is currently looking at bolstering its pan India reach and bringing Himanshu on board is a step taken with that objective in mind. Ask Swati Gupta, Co-founder & CEO of Industrybuying, the idea behind the appointing of Mr. Garg and she says, “Mr. Garg will add value in terms logistics and warehouses expansion, planning and process building. As we further continue to serve the customer in tier 3 and tier 4 cities, He will be responsible for aligning the different elements of backend operation for a customer oriented results.”
What does the shift from a giant FMCG brand like Dabur to Industrybuying, a B2B e-commerce platform, imply? “It indicates opportunity in B2B e-commerce and executives from top companies want to explore this sector for value addition and long-term potential growth,” Ms. Gupta says.
Ask Mr. Garg what influenced him to take this plunge and what he is looking forward to in his new role and he says that he is looking to “learn and grow by adding value to the largely unorganised industry.”
Industrybuying sells a wide range of industrial and business products to both, large companies and SMEs. They reportedly have over 1.5 million products in more than forty-five categories including Security, Power and Solar, Electrical and Lighting, MRO and more. In series B round of funding, led by Kalaari Capital with participation from SAIF Partners and BEENEXT, the company managed to raise 60 crores.
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