Info Edge has announced the appointment of Prakash Sangam as Vice-President. He will head the education portal, Shiksha.com and will also be responsible for ad sales and mobility business of all the properties of the group, Naukri.com, Jeevansathi.com , 99acres.com and Shiksha.com.
Hitesh Oberoi, COO Info Edge said, “We are delighted to welcome Mr Sangam to the group. He brings with him vast knowledge and experience which will help take Shiksha.com to the next level. Prakash not only has a proven track record, but he also has a depth of experience that will be invaluable for Info Edge.”
About joining Info Edge, Prakash Sangam, Vice-President, Info Edge said “After doing roles in sales and marketing, I was keen on a Business Head position in a digital business, and I can’t think of a better place to work than Info Edge, the largest Internet business in India today. I am excited about the opportunities in Education Classifieds and using Mobile as a platform, and look forward to delivering robust growth for the organization through these initiatives and beyond.”
Prakash, an IIM Kolkatta graduate, brings with him hands on experience of 9 yrs in sales and marketing. Before joining Info Edge, he was General Manager, marketing and innovation at Bharti Airtel. During his stint with Bharti, he was responsible for mobile advertising for Airtel and the development of new products for rural markets. Prior to Bharti, he was with Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) and worked as Area Sales Manager. At HUL, he managed brands such as Surf, Wheel, Lux, Vim and Domex. He started his career with Atlas Copco, which is an industrial goods manufacturer.