Rediff.com India Ltd. (Nasdaq:REDF), the premier online provider of news, information, communication, entertainment and ecommerce services worldwide, announced the appointment of Swasti Bhowmick as their Chief Financial Officer.
As CFO of Rediff.com, Swasti will oversee all global finance functions and have direct responsibility for leading all corporate accounting, tax, investor relations and treasury activities and will report to company CEO Ajit Balakrishnan. He replaces Jayesh Sanghrajka.
Swasti joins Rediff.com from Tata TeleServices Ltd. where he helped and created the Finance Transformation Roadmap. He has over 20 years of experience in Sales Accounting, Cost Management, MIS, Budgeting, Credit Control, Operations Finance in IT/Telecom including managing start ups and established FMCG brands.
Swasti is a Chartered Accountant and a Cost Accountant. He also holds an Executive MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Rediff.com (NASDAQ: REDF) is one of the premier worldwide online providers of news, information, communication, entertainment and shopping services to Indians worldwide. Founded in 1996, Rediff.com is headquartered in Mumbai, India with offices in New Delhi, India and New York, USA.
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