Raza Khan to lead communications for online, wholesale, B2B marketplace for SMEs' 'Udaan'

Raza Khan, after nearly 14 years at Bharti Enterprises ( the holding company for Airtel) is moving on to lead corporate communications and PR at Udaan. The Bengaluru based B2B firm is a wholesale and bulk orders online market for SMEs.

Founded in 2016 by Sujeet Kumar, Amod Malviya and Vaibhav Gupta, to empower #MSMEs and the #farming community, Udaan is one of the largest B2B e-commerce companies in the country. 

Udaan has a network of 3 million retailers in 900 cities connecting them to 20,000 sellers across the country.

In a LinkedIn post, Khan said, "Had very insightful discussions with the three co-founders and the team at Udaan on the scale of intervention that Udaan plans to make to the lives of these entrepreneurs through its unique business model - e-commerce platform (udaan), logistics and supply chain arm (Udaan Express) and credit arm (Udaan Capital)."

Khan added, "I look forward to working with the highly motivated team at Udaan towards achieving the mission of empowering #MSMEs and #farmers, two most important pillars of our economy. I thank all of you for your help in my previous stint, and look forward to your support and guidance in making my small contribution towards empowering Bharat ke entrepreneurs."

Khan has also worked as partner, consumer and entertainment at Genesis - BCW and as branch director at Perfect Relations, handling the entire North India region.

A post graduate in communications from the Delhi School of Communication, he also has a BAchelor's Degree in Engineering from the leading engineering college, the National Institute of Technology at Raipur.