Committee Composition

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Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit Committee Compensation Committee
Vivek N. Gour 
Vivek N. Gour
Director


Vivek N. Gour was appointed to our board of directors on May 1, 2010. He is the managing director of Air Works India Engineering Pvt Ltd.. Prior to joining our board of directors, Mr. Gour was the chief financial officer and principal accounting officer of Genpact Limited from January 2005 to February 2010; Genpact is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. From October 2003 to December 2004, Mr. Gour served as chief financial officer for GE Capital Business Processes. From October 2002 to Septem... 
Chairperson Chairperson
Gyaneshwarnath  Gowrea 
Gyaneshwarnath  Gowrea
Director


Gyaneshwarnath Gowrea was appointed to our board of directors on February 11, 2009 and is one of our resident directors in Mauritius. Mr. Gowrea is the head of tax of the Cim group, the parent company of Cim Global Business. He was the managing director of Cim Global Business Limited from 2009 to 2011. From 2007 to 2008, he was director of AAAGlobal Services Ltd. and from 1999 to 2006 he was a manager with Cim Global Business. Mr. Gowrea completed his secondary education at John Kennedy College ... 
  
Aditya Tim Guleri 
Aditya Tim Guleri
Director


Aditya Tim Guleri was appointed to our board of directors on April 3, 2007 as a nominee of Sierra Ventures VIII-A, L.P., Sierra Ventures VIII-B, L.P. and Sierra Ventures Associates VIII, LLC, or the Sierra Ventures entities. He has remained on our board following the lapse of Sierra Ventures entities’ right of nomination upon the completion of our initial public offering in August 2010. Mr. Guleri is a Managing Director of Sierra Ventures. Mr. Guleri’s investment focus is information technology ... 
Committee Member Committee Member
James Jianzhang Liang 
James Jianzhang Liang
Director


James Jianzhang Liang was appointed as a director of the Company on January 27, 2016, as a nominee of CTrip. He is one of the co-founders of CTrip and is currently serving as its chief executive officer. Prior to founding CTrip, Mr. Liang held a number of technical and managerial positions with Oracle Corporation from 1991 to 1999 in the United States and China, including the head of the ERP consulting division of Oracle China from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Liang currently serves on the boards of Home I... 
  Committee Member
Deep Kalra 
Deep Kalra
Founder & Chief Executive Officer


Deep Kalra is our founder, group chairman and group chief executive officer, and was appointed to our board of directors on October 9, 2001. Mr. Kalra’s responsibilities as group chief executive officer include executing our business strategy and managing the overall performance and growth of our company. Mr. Kalra has over 24 years of experience in e-commerce, sales, marketing, corporate banking and financial analysis. Prior to founding our company in April 2000, Mr. Kalra worked with GE Capita... 
  
Pat Kolek 
Pat Kolek
Director


Pat Kolek was appointed to our Board of Directors on 31st January, 2017. He joined Naspers Limited in 2014 as chief financial officer of e-commerce and was appointed chief operating officer of Naspers Limited in July 2016. As Group chief operating officer, Mr. Kolek is focused on aligning group strategy with company objectives, leading core business activities and strategic initiatives such as large acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Kolek has more than 20 years’ experience in executing business... 
  
Charles St Leger Searle  
Charles St Leger Searle
Director


Charles St Leger Searle was appointed to our Board of Directors on 31st January, 2017. He is chief executive officer of Naspers Internet Listed Assets. Mr. Searle serves on the board of several companies associated with the Naspers Group, including Tencent Holdings Limited, listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, and Mail.ru Group Limited that is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Prior to joining the Naspers Group in Hong Kong, he held positions at Cable & Wireless plc and at Deloitte & To... 
  
Rajesh Magow 
Rajesh Magow
Co-founder & CEO-India


Rajesh Magow is our co-founder and chief executive officer India, and was appointed to our board of directors on November 6, 2012. Mr. Magow has over 23 years of experience in the information technology and Internet industries. After having been a part of our senior management team in 2001 for a few months, Mr. Magow worked as a part of senior management at Tecnovate eSolutions Private Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of eBookers.com (a United Kingdom-based online travel company that was liste... 
  
Oliver Rippel 
Oliver Rippel
Director


Oliver Rippel was appointed to our Board of Directors on 31st January, 2017. He is chief executive officer of B2C e-commerce for Naspers Limited which includes retail, marketplaces and travel. He joined Naspers Limited in January 2009 as head of business development in Southeast Asia before managing e-commerce in Africa and Middle East shortly thereafter. From 2011 to 2014 he oversaw e-commerce in South-east Asia, India and Africa. Between 2014 and 2015, he was managing online services segments ... 
  Committee Member
Yuvraj (Raj) Thacoor  
Yuvraj (Raj) Thacoor
Director


Yuvraj (Raj) Thacoor was appointed to our board of directors on January 31, 2017. He is a chartered accountant, Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), Member of The British Institute of Management, Member of The Mauritius Institute of Public Accountants and The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) as well as a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner. Mr. Thacoor was an audit partner of Deloitte, Coopers and Ly...