Pickrr onboards ex-Amazon leader Devesh Khandelwal as CRO
Pickrr, India’s leading e-commerce logistics SAAS player, has announced the appointment of Devesh Khandelwal as its Chief Revenue Officer to further strengthen its leadership team and drive its next phase of growth. The industry veteran joins the company with 15 years of experience, having held senior positions at leading startups and conglomerates like Oyo and Amazon. At Pickrr, Devesh will be responsible for leading revenue and strategy for the company.
The appointment by Pickrr is in sync with the company’s long-term growth strategy of strengthening its foothold in India’s top metros and expanding in new markets by bolstering its leadership ranks. The company aims to tap into Devesh’s in-depth domain knowledge and his experience in growth strategy and business development to accelerate growth and realise its ambitious business expansion plans.
With one of the largest service footprints among SaaS-based logistics providers, Pickrr serves 27,000+ pin codes and offers shipment in 220 countries. With 25+ delivery partners across India, the company is currently focused on expanding its business lines through warehousing, international and hyperlocal verticals. Following Devesh’s appointment, Pickrr envisions cementing its position as a full-stack logistics solution that helps sellers save costs and witness robust growth through verified data.
Sharing his insights into the development, Rhitiman Majumder – Co-Founder and CEO – Pickrr, commented, “Pickrr is gearing up for aggressive growth and we plan to achieve a revenue of more than Rs 350 crore by the end of this financial year. As we’ve reached a crucial juncture, Devesh’s exceptional knowledge in strategic planning and business development will add immense value to Pickrr’s business in our next phase of growth. Having worked at one of India’s fastest-growing startups as well as large companies, Devesh is a stand-out leader and brings on board tremendous industry experience and business acumen. We are thrilled to welcome him to the team and wish him success in his journey with Pickrr.”
Speaking on his appointment, Devesh Khandelwal, Chief Revenue Officer, Pickrr, said, “I am excited to join Pickrr at such a pivotal stage of its growth journey. Pickrr has seen massive growth during the last one year and has built a very strong team which I am excited to lead. I look forward to complementing and enhancing Pickrr’s efforts to digitally transform the logistics space in India.”
Devesh was previously the Vice President at OYO Rooms, where he worked closely with the founder on company’s international growth plans and business planning. Prior to OYO, Devesh spent several years at Amazon, where he was part of Amazon India launch team and went on to lead Amazon Devices online business; worked as technical advisor to Amazon India Country Head and led cross-category program aimed at on-boarding and managing the small and medium sized brands on the marketplace. An IIT Roorkee alumnus, Devesh holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.