SugarBox appoints two senior executives for Finance and Design

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Mumbai: SugarBox, India’s first homegrown hyperlocal CDN (Content Delivery Network) has announced the appointment of two senior executives. Tapan Jindal appointed as Finance Head and Sarthak Batra appointed as Director of Design.

In their new roles, Tapan Jindal will be responsible for heading the Finance team and look largely into legal, secretarial and supply chain function. Sarthak Batra with his design experience will be looking into the strategic designing, managing and building team capability.

Rohit Paranjpe and Ripunjay Bararia started SugarBox in 2017 with the aim to solve the problem of availability and reliability of internet connectivity – for everyone, everywhere.

Tapan Jindal has over 15 years of experience in corporate finance and investment banking. At SugarBox, Jindal will be overseeing all the company’s financial decisions. His role will also require him to oversee the legal, secretarial and supply chain management functions at SugarBox.

Prior to this, Jindal was Baazi Games’ CFO. In past, he had worked with many companies such as CarDekho, Fidelity, iGate and Moody’s. Jindal is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and holds a bachelor’s degree from Panjab University (PU).

Sarthak Batra has extensive knowledge of product design, visual communication and brand design in his career graph spanning 10 years. His most recent stint was with Livspace home interiors as a Product design lead. He had also co-founded a health-tech startup called Healthmonk in 2016.

At SugarBox, he will be responsible for design strategy, building team capabilities, process and management & driving overall design vision.

Some of his past works comprise Manipal University websites, Hyatt hotels web & mobile experience, Flipkart marketplace and Geobrowse, Walmart Mexico’s Scan & Go self-checkout, Livspace’s interior design software suites. He has a strong background in applied arts and visual communication.

“At the start of this new year, it is my pleasure to welcome Sarthak and Tapan into our fold and I’m grateful for the experiences that they bring. We look forward to capitalising on their unique professional backgrounds and expertise,” said Rohit Paranjpe, SugarBox’s Co-Founder and CEO.

“I am delighted to be part of this exciting and high-performing team at SugarBox and look forward to being part of this digital transformation in the Indian landscape,” said Tapan Jindal.

“I look forward to being part of this disrupting organisation. The vibe here is upbeat and infectious. I hope to contribute more to the growth of SugarBox,” said Sarthak Batra.

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