IndiaMART inducts Lizzie Chapman on its board

Published - February 18, 2015 05:48 pm IST - New Delhi

Lizzie Chapman, executive director of DBS Digital Bank, has been appointed a director on the board of online marketplace IndiaMART, a statement by the latter said on Wednesday.

“As IndiaMART continues to grow, Lizzie’s thorough expertise would lend a unique perspective to help drive the new initiatives being undertaken by us and further accelerate the company’s growth. We look forward to her valuable contribution as we move ahead with our vision of improving the ease of doing business in the country,” Dinesh Agarwal, founder and chief executive officer, IndiaMART said.

“Her position would entail providing strategic inputs and direction to further enhance the growth and development of IndiaMART. With her appointment, Lizzie becomes the first woman director to be on the company’s board, which has now been expanded to six directors,” the statement said.

IndiaMART offers a platform and tools to over 1.5 million suppliers to generate business leads from over 10 million buyers, who use the platform to find reliable and competitive suppliers.

The company has over 2,600 employees in over 40 offices in the country.

“This is a pivotal time for the company, where we have an opportunity to really capitalise on the powerful platform that has successfully empowered businesses over the last two decades. I am looking forward to being a part of an organisation that so passionately embraces diversity and corporate governance,” said Chapman.

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