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ShopClues grooms B-school graduates to be the next CXO

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New Delhi,
ShopClues, India’s first and largest online marketplace today conducted the award ceremony of the CXO NEXT 2017 Challenge, where students from top B-Schools across the country participated and discovered the leader within.  The Challenge comprised of finalising 8 business plan videos by students, chosen from over 1500 entries from across India from top MBA Schools, across business four major business areas - Operations, Category, Product and Marketing. The Winners from each area won Pre-Placement interviews at ShopClues, cool electronic gadgets, and a chance to shadow the business head for one week, gaining hands-on experience. Winning students were from the leading B-schools. Aditi Pathak, ISB and Vershita Srivastava, IIM Raipur bagged the Winner and Runners-up titles respectively in the Marketing Domain. The winner in the Category domain, Devan Goyal and Runners-up, Alladi Shravya were from VGSoM - IIT Kharagpur and ISB respectively. Abhiroop Bhattacharya, IMI, New Delhi and Abhinav Sharma, IIM Tiruchirapalli were the winner and runners-up respectively in the Operations domain. The prizes in the Product domain were bagged by Anirban Mitra, IIM Kozhikode and Aswathy Satish, MDI Gurgaon. Radhika Aggarwal, Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer, ShopClues, shared, “We are excited to present the CXO NEXT 2017 Challenge this year, where young students of India stand a chance to fulfil their dreams of being leaders. I look forward to working with the winning students and guiding them to use their zeal and passion to build a better e-commerce industry.” The CXO Next 2017 event also featured panel discussions about the two most important topics defining the e-commerce landscape – “Establishing your career in eCommerce” and “Profitability in eCommerce - Myth or Reality”. The panel comprised of ShopClues’ Senior Leadership Team, which discussed the Indian market and the reality of day-to-day operations in the e-commerce industry. The panellists, Vishal Sharma, VP - Operations, Harneet Singh, VP - Marketing, Ambar Deep, AVP - Product and Nitin Kochhar, VP – Categories; lead day-to-day operations in the organization, which works with more than half a million merchants and has over 100 million visits per month. ShopClues has built a culture of looking at the bigger picture of the industry along with constant ROI visibility making the growth hackers of today the true business leaders of tomorrow.

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