Meat delivery major - TenderCuts has elevated its long-time employees Sasikumar Kallanai, Varun Prasad Chandran and Venkkatesan R as the co-founders of the company. The company’s founder and chief executive officer, Nishanth Chandran, took this key decision at a juncture when TenderCuts is planning a rapid retail expansion across the country.
The three who led different verticals of TenderCuts have spearheaded several key projects and will now shape the company’s future.
Sasikumar K, chief business officer (CBO), a HR turned retail professional started his stint in 2016 at TenderCuts and was elevated as CBO in 2019. He is currently managing new market expansions, projects, and Human Resources. Sasikumar has been an integral part of the leadership team at TenderCuts since its inception and a key driver for the company’s expansion to multiple cities.
Varun Prasad Chandran, chief technology officer, joined TenderCuts in 2016 as head of Technology. He has spearheaded the company’s tech vision in building robust infrastructure for building the omnichannel solution from customer experience, supply chain management, inventory forecasting and last-mile delivery to the end customer.
Venkkatesan, chief operating officer, joined TenderCuts in 2018 as head of Operations and Marketing at the pivotal moment when the company was transitioning to become the first omnichannel meat and seafood brand in India. He was instrumental in establishing and scaling the business to 10x in the last three years.
Speaking on the appointments Nishanth Chandran, founder and chief executive officer of TenderCuts mentioned, “Each of them brings immense knowledge and experience from different spheres to make significant changes in the company. Their contribution has been exceptional throughout, and they have played a major role in the brand's success. We look forward to continuing our strong working relationship as they take up as Co-founders of TenderCuts.”
TenderCuts is strengthening its core team in line with its expansion plan to top 15 cities in India in the next 12 months. The company will be doubling its headcount from 1000 to 2000 in this period.