Hiveminds Innovative market solutions, the digital specialist of Madison World, has appointed Manav Khurana to head their growing Marketplace vertical.
HiveMinds handles marketplace growth for over 50 brands across marketplace platforms such as Amazon, Flipkart, BigBasket, Grofers, 1Mg, etc.
Khurana is a seasoned e-commerce professional with over 12 years of experience across global brands, he used to work with BestBuy Canada before joining HiveMinds. He has also worked with the early e-commerce platforms in India such as ShopClues and with brands such as Asian Paints and Lava mobiles.
Jyothirmayee JT, Founder and CEO of HiveMinds, said, “E-commerce platforms, direct-to-consumer platforms and direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands are changing the consumer landscape. We have built some great AdTech capabilities to help our clients grow on e-commerce and gain market share. And now, we are investing in growth levers for India and International markets. Manav is the right person to lead our expansion across geographies and to develop the team in India and to serve our ever-growing client list.”
Sam Balsara, Chairman, Madison World, said, “I am sure Manav will add heft to Hiveminds’ considerable expertise and experience in e-commerce. Most clients are increasing their focus on e-commerce and Manav joins our expanding team to steer it to deliver outstanding results to our clients.”
Commenting on his appointment Khurana said, “This is the best time to be in the Indian digital ecosystem. I am delighted to be leading such an important vertical for HiveMinds. With the unique tech capabilities it possesses, HiveMinds is already ahead in the marketplace growth, I plan to strengthen the team further to deliver spectacular results for our clients in India, USA and UAE.”
HiveMinds is Bengaluru based full-service digital marketing company and consultancy with a specialisation in search, display, e-commerce and programmatic buying. On e-commerce, the company manages clients such as Nivea, Saffola Honey, Pidilite, Crompton Greaves, Sonata, Stanley Black & Decker, IFB, Wipro, and startups such as Skillmatics, Just Herbs, TeaBox, Kicks & Crawls.
The company also works on larger digital marketing mandates of clients such as Domino’s, BigBasket, Cure.fit, MobiKwik, and many others. The company owns unique technology, tools, and data analytics methodologies that enable it to deliver outstanding results to its clients. HiveMinds is a unit of Madison World which through its 11 companies served last year, as many as 500 advertisers.