Online property portal Housing has named its chief operating officer Rishabh Gupta as interim CEO a week after co-founder Rahul Yadav was fired from the post.
Gupta’s appointment as CEO is as off immediately said Jonathan Bullock, SoftBank’s representative on Housing’s board, in a company-wide email.
A former Flipkart employee, Gupta has apparently been running Housing for the past few months in the midst of the turmoil created by the battle between Rahul Yadav and Housing’s investors.
Haresh Chawla, the firm’s first angel investor, Abhishek Anand CFO and Rishabh Gupta will join the operating committee.
Going forward, the company will look to mitigate the damage that’s been done and tackle issues such as being hacked in protest of Rahul Yadav’s departure.
The company has to once again focus on growth in the burgeoning online real estate space in India and in the meantime find a suitable candidate to fill Rahul Yadav’s shoes.