Singapore – Livspace, India and Southeast Asia’s largest omni-channel home interior and renovation platform, recently announced the appointment of Ankit Shah as the Chief Strategy Officer. Ankit’s appointment will strengthen the company’s executive team at a time of accelerated growth, geographical expansion and M&A for the company.
An industry veteran, Ankit will lead Livspace’s organic and inorganic growth initiatives. He will also spearhead collaboration across verticals on strategic projects to drive market share growth and increased thrust on expansion into new markets and product categories.
Prior to joining Livspace, Ankit was associated with Goldman Sachs as the Executive Director and has also worked with McKinsey & Co. and Citigroup across New York, Moscow, Singapore and Bombay. With over 15 years’ experience across financial services and management consulting, Ankit has led businesses across Asia-Pacific and helped companies scale organically and inorganically.
Commenting on the development, Anuj Srivastava, Co-founder and CEO, said, “We are excited to bring Ankit on board especially at this time where we are scaling the business and driving efficiency across the board. His industry and leadership experiences make him a strong executive member of our team to further consolidate our leadership in the home interiors and renovation space. He will lead and define our capital deployment planning and strategy, especially focusing on new markets, business incubation and scale across India and Singapore. With his strong business acumen, Ankit will be instrumental in helping Livspace bring alive our vision of becoming the go-to platform for all things home.”
Talking about his appointment, Ankit Shah, Chief Strategy Officer said, “I am joining Livspace at a really exciting time. The team has built an incredible business that revolutionises the entire home interiors and renovation industry through technology and scale. I believe we have an opportunity to double down on this tech-led model, and bring more innovation to our customers and design partners. I look forward to supporting Livspace’s growth vision and creating value for all our stakeholders.”