Ride hailing service Ola has appointed Sundeep Sahni, co-founder and Managing Director of Lazada Indonesia, as Vice President of New Initiatives.
Sundeep will be a part of Ola’s core leadership team and brings along experience of setting up an e-commerce venture from scratch in a new country.
Under his leadership Lazada grew to become Indonesia’s largest e-commerce player, raised over $100 mn in funding, and tied up exclusively with Xiaomi and Motorola.
Ola is looking to diversify its business further and has already got into the food delivery and logistics space.
After food and grocery delivery, the company is now planning to launch a pickup and drop delivery service similar to UberRUSH.