Tata Cliq CEO Vikas Purohit has resigned from the company. The announcement was made by the company’s board of directors on Tuesday.
Purohit had been with Tata Cliq since its inception in 2015, where he served as the head of marketing. He joined the company full-time after it was acquired by TCS in 2017.
In a statement released by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the company said that Purohit will be succeeded by Akshay Narayanan, who currently serves as managing director for TCS Global Delivery Centre India and South Asia.
Tata Cliq CEO Vikas Purohit has resigned from his position as CEO of the company, but he is not leaving the company altogether. He will continue to be a part-time consultant for Tata Cliq as well as other Tata Group companies for two years.
Purohit had worked for Tata Group for over 20 years and was most recently responsible for leading the company’s digital transformation efforts. Before that, he was in charge of the overall business strategy at Tata AIG Life Insurance Company Limited (TALIC).
According to the press release from TCL Holdings (TCL), Purohit will continue to serve in his advisory role while also working on other projects related to digital technology and innovation within the organization.
TCL says that it values Purohit’s contributions and wishes him success with his new projects.”
Tata Cliq CEO Vikas Purohit has resigned from his position at the company. He will be replaced by Nilesh Patel, who has served as the head of product management for the past year.
Purohit said he planned to step down from his post so that “we can focus on our core business and product strategy.”
According to The Times of India, Purohit was hired in May 2019 as Tata Cliq’s CEO after serving as the company’s chief operating officer for two years. He joined Tata Cliq officially in January 2019 as a managing director but was elevated to CEO in May 2019 after being promoted from COO status.
Purohit said that he plans to return to India and pursue other interests outside of business.
Tata Cliq CEO Vikas Purohit has resigned from the position. The company has been in a state of flux ever since it was acquired by the Tata Group, and the managerial changes have been significant.
The company’s website says that “Vikas Purohit is a seasoned technocrat with an impressive track record in product development and marketing. He brings over 20 years of experience in the field of e-commerce, having worked with some of India’s largest online retailers as well as established global brands.”
“It is my great privilege to have served at Tata Cliq for over two years,” he said in his resignation letter.
Tata Cliq, a company that started as a mobile game developer and publisher in India, has announced that its CEO Vikas Purohit has resigned.
The company’s board of directors accepted his resignation with immediate effect.
In a statement released on Wednesday, the company said Purohit will continue to be involved with all aspects of the business until further notice.
Tata Cliq is a leading digital platform for luxury travel in India. The company was founded by Vikas Purohit, who served as CEO from its inception in 2008 until he resigned in April 2018.
Tata Cliq is a leading online marketplace in India, offering a wide range of products from major brands.