Uber, the world’s largest ridesharing company, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Pradeep Parameswaran as its new President for India and South Asia, said a press release.
As a key member of Uber’s regional leadership team, Pradeep has already taken charge to perform his responsibility on Monday. His responsibility is to lead the Rides operation to new heights as the preferred mobility platform for riders and drivers across India and South Asia.
Confirming the appointment, Amit Jain, Head of Asia Pacific, Uber (Rides), said, “I’m delighted to confirm that Pradeep Parameswaran has already taken over as President, Uber India and South Asia for our rides operations, effective immediately.”
“Over the last year and a half, Pradeep has been instrumental in our growth, cementing the region as a critical contributor to our global vision. Pradeep is a strong people leader and has over two decades of management experience across the technology, media and telecommunications sectors. I am very excited and confident that he will take Uber India and South Asia to even greater heights,” Amit added.
Commenting on his appointment, the newly appointed President of India and South Asia, Uber, Pradeep Parameswaran said: "Uber is one of the most exciting, innovative and mission-driven companies in the world, and I’m thrilled to lead our business in this critical global market as we work to bring the benefits of ridesharing to even more riders, drivers and cities.”
“After twenty years building businesses and leading through change across Asia and the US, I am excited to shape how the region moves over the next twenty,” he added.