1. Flipkart CEO for a Day: Employee to get a chance to hold the top position in the company for a day

Flipkart CEO for a Day: Employee to get a chance to hold the top position in the company for a day

E-commerce major Flipkart is celebrating its 10 years, and has called the event 'Big10'. The company is holding a very interesting and innovative competition for its employees.

By: | Published: April 25, 2017 1:04 PM
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E-commerce major Flipkart is celebrating its 10 years, and has called the event ‘Big10’. The company is holding a very interesting and innovative competition for its employees. In the competition, the employees of Flipkart, also known as Flipsters across all its locations in India, will have to submit reasons on why they should be selected as the CEO of the company. Notably, the winner of the competition will get to be the CEO of Flipkart. Meanwhile, the current CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy will reportedly resign for a day.

As part of Flipkart’s ‘Big10’ celebrations to mark Flipkart’s ten years, it is hosting an ingenious competition for its employees to win the chance to spearhead India’s largest e-commerce company for one day. The competition is open to Flipsters across all locations in India. The ‘CEO of the Day will be required to take stock of the company’s business, provide action points, attend crucial stakeholder meeting. If you are thinking, how can an employee with probably negligible experience run the company, there is no need for stress. Kalyan himself will be accompanying the employee.

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Commenting on the new competitions, Kalyan Krishnamurthy, CEO, Flipkart said, “This is a fantastic opportunity for our talented Flipsters to get a taste of what it means to be CEO of a large, innovative company like Flipkart. We have a talented pool of people leading high-intensity teams who are helping us disrupt and innovate.” He added, “Through the Big10 CEO for a day competition, we intend to gain some fresh perspective and insights, as well as make it a fun, engaging initiative for our people.”

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According to a press release, Kalyan will first greet the winner of the event on that day, He will then introduce him to his team. After this, they will go to a few power packed meetings where the winner and Kalyan will confer action items, and discuss the approach towards issues at hand.

The Big10 campaign was launched in March to celebrate Flipkart’s 10th year anniversary. As part of the campaign, events are planned through the year with all its stakeholders from its people to customers, partners, sellers etc. April 2017 is the month of Talent, in which Flipkart is celebrating its assorted talent pool through various competitions and recognitions.

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