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Swiggy appoints Suparna Mitra, formerly of Titan, as independent director

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Online food delivery platform Swiggy has appointed Suparna Mitra as an independent director to its board. Mitra, the CEO of Titan Company Limited’s Watches and Wearables Division, brings over 30 years of experience in lifestyle and retail industries. She expressed her excitement about collaborating with the board members and management team of Swiggy for value-creation and values-based governance.

Mitra’s appointment comes after the resignation of Mallika Srinivasan, Chairman and Managing Director (MD) of TAFE, about two months ago. Srinivasan stepped down due to increasing commitments to her other businesses, after serving for only a year. Sriharsha Majety, Group CEO of Swiggy, expressed confidence in Mitra’s remarkable career and extensive experience, stating that she will bring valuable insights and expertise to the board as the company enters its next era of growth.

With an electrical engineering degree from Jadavpur University and an MBA from IIM Calcutta, Mitra has previously held key roles, including Global Marketing Head at Titan. She now joins Swiggy’s list of independent directors, which includes Anand Kripalu, MD & Global CEO at EPL Limited and Chairperson of the Swiggy board, Shailesh Haribhakti, Chairman of Shailesh Haribhakti & Associates, and Sahil Barua, MD & CEO at Delhivery. The company looks forward to benefiting from Mitra’s refreshing perspectives as a leader in the industry.

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