HomeLane, India’s choice for on-time home interiors, today announced the appointment of Shilpa Gupta as its new Senior Vice President- Supply Chain Management to strengthen the supply chain capabilities of the company. Shilpa will report to HomeLane’s Co-Founder & CEO, Srikanth Iyer, effective immediately.
In her new role, Shilpa will oversee all integrated supply chain activities across the company’s enterprise, including sourcing, planning, manufacturing, inventory, warehousing and logistics. She will continue to build on HomeLane’s long-term vision and strategy to make interiors hassle-free and pocket friendly for the customers by making the back-end supply chain agile, efficient and resilient.
Shilpa joins HomeLane from Flipkart, where she was heading last mile operations for large business. She comes with more than 13 years of experience in planning and operations and has worked with other established organisations such as Pepsico and Diageo.
Commenting on Shilpa’s appointment, Srikanth Iyer & Tanuj Choudhry, Co-Founders, HomeLane said, “Shilpa is joining HomeLane at a pivotal moment. As we have grown, we have introduced new products, and services and sourced creatively to successfully navigate the unique environment over the last few years. Shilpa will play a crucial role in scaling up our delivery models, expanding the reach and improving overall service to our customers. We are thrilled to welcome Shilpa onboard to build a more robust supply strategy across this sector.”
Expressing her delight, Shilpa Gupta, Senior Vice President- Supply Chain Management said, “I am excited to join HomeLane’s leadership team to help drive the company’s long-term growth strategy. I look forward to leveraging my experiences and knowledge to build a stronger foundation that will help us meet the demands of our customers.”
Shilpa has been instrumental in scaling up flex delivery models, expanding pincode reach, and improving network speed, during her stint at Flipkart. She has also successfully implemented and scaled up the sales and operations process in organizations like Pepsico and Diageo. Shilpa earned her Masters’ in Engineering Management from Duke University, USA, and received a Bachelor’s in Technology from Mumbai University.