Indian B2B e-commerce startup Industrybuying has announced the appointment of Bharat Arora, an ex-MakeMyTrip executive, as its Financial Controller. Mr. Arora comes with a dynamic experience in both, startup and corporate settings. As a financial controller, he will head the finance division and will be responsible for lead strategy, financial planning and accounting, besides also managing the corporate affairs of the company.

Swati Gupta, Co-founder & CEO, Industrybuying said, “It’s great to have Bharat on board as we weave our success journey in the B2B e-commerce sector. His rich experience and knowledge in finance will help us leverage scalable practice as we continue to create an effective B2B e-commerce ecosystem in the country.

A qualified chartered accountant professional, Mr. Arora has over eight years of experience in finance management. He was previously associated with MakeMyTrip and KPMG, one of the world’s largest consulting firm.

“Industrybuying has achieved tremendous growth in the B2B e-commerce sector and has set a strong foothold in the market among customers, partners and other stakeholders within just a few years of operation. I am excited about coming on board with this amazing team and look forward to becoming a part of the company's success”, said Mr. Arora on his new appointment.

This is the second top level hiring in Industrybuying within a month, after the appointment of Ms. Manvinder Kaur as Vice President, HR. Industrybuying is ramping up its top management to transform the company from a start-up to a mature organization.

Industrybuying is co-founded by the sibling duo of Swati Gupta and Rahul Gupta and is backed by leading Indian and Global investors such as SAIF Partner, Kalaari Capital and BEENEXT. At present, the company is catering to the procurement requirements of over 150 enterprises and more than 75,000 business customers from all over the country.

The company is selling a wide range of business and industrial products to SMEs as well as large businesses. It offers over 1.5 million products across 45+ categories ranging from Safety and Security, Electrical and Lighting, Power and Solar, MRO supplies and many more categories.

Industrybuying is backed by some of the leading Indian and global investors. Most recently the company has raised 60 crores in series B round led by Kalaari Capital with participation from SAIF Partners and BEENEXT.

Based out of Delhi NCR, the company has a Pan-India footprint with fulfilment centers in Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad and Bangalore.

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