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Ramkumar Narayanan appointed eBay GM

Posted on Dec 21, 10:09AM | IBNS

Online shopping website eBay Thursday announced the appointment of Ramkumar Narayanan as General Manager, eBay Product Development Centre, India with immediate effect.

In his new role, Ramkumar Narayanan will be responsible for focusing on data driven product innovation supporting eBay businesses across multiple markets.

Vice President, Platform and Infrastructure, eBay Marketplaces Sri Shivananda said, "Ramkumar has a great mix of product, engineering and leadership skills with a track record of building organizations and delivering results."

"I am confident that with Ram's personality, skills and experience, the eBay Product Development Center will be taken to the next level in delivery, value creation, culture of excellence and a career growth for employees."

Ramkumar Narayanan, General Manager, eBay Product Development Center said, "The eBay Product Development Center plays a strategic role in eBay's global product innovation, research and development."

"I am delighted to take on my new role and look forward to this opportunity to work with a winning team that is responsible for driving the world's most trusted marketplace."

Prior to eBay, Ramkumar Narayanan was the Vice President of Global Product Management in Yahoo! where he was responsible for leading product strategy and management across its Software Development Center in Bangalore.

During his tenure at Yahoo!, he has led a number of global product teams including Search, Commerce, Advertising, Small Business and Emerging Markets (with primary focus on India and Middle East). Prior to joining Yahoo!, Ramkumar served in many capacities at Microsoft both in the U.S. and India.