Bengaluru-based ReshaMandi, a leading farm-to-fashion digital ecosystem for natural fibre supply chain in India, recently announced the appointment of Samadrita Chakravarty as its Group Chief Financial Officer(CFO). Samadrita will oversee ReshaMandi’s financial operations, long-term fiscal plans, and management of assets, besides offering insightful predictions about the market, and their probable impact on the company’s fortunes. As CFO, Samadrita will be an integral part of ReshaMandi’s decision-making team, offering guidance on future investment, while constantly analysing the market to evolve risk management policies.
Samadrita is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Cost & Management Accountant with 27 years of experience in finance and has expertise in fiscal management, accounting, general management, auditing — statutory and internal, risk management and strategic decision-making. In her professional journey, Samadrita has worked with some of the most respected financial and accounting institutions, including KPMG Global Delivery Center, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and Peerless General Finance & Investment Company.
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On her appointment as ReshaMandi’s new CFO, Samadrita Chakravarty said, “I am excited to join ReshaMandi, one of India’s most promising startups with a dynamic business model. I am looking forward to my journey here, with the primary focus being on profitability as the company enters a new phase of growth.”
ReshaMandi’s Founder and CEO, Mayank Tiwari said, “We are pleased to welcome Samadrita to our leadership team. ReshaMandi will benefit from her vast experience, spanning nearly three decades, covering the entire gamut of financial operations. Her expertise in finance, auditing, and strategising, will help ReshaMandi turn net PAT positive over the next two quarters.”
ReshaMandi has also recently strengthened its finance leadership with the appointments of Vandeep Singh Ratra as VP of Finance and Nikhil Periwal as Finance Controller. These appointments will bolster the company’s financial management capabilities.
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Vandeep is a seasoned finance professional with experience across diverse industries. As finance lead at ReshaMandi, he partners with business teams to develop and execute effective strategies for multiple verticals. Nikhil, as Finance Controller, is focused on securing the company’s long-term financial prosperity through the development and implementation of effective financial strategies, meticulous control over financial operations, and comprehensive financial reporting. Jagadeesh Shetty has been part of ReshaMandi since its inception as Chief Accounts Officer and brings a wealth of experience to the team.
“ReshaMandi aims to become the global leader in traceable and sustainable fashion, the company began with a focus on silk and has diversified by adding other natural fibres to its portfolio such as cotton, jute, coir and banana. ReshaMandi works with over 100,000 farmers, 10,000 reelers, 17,500 weavers, and 18500 retailers in the entire natural fibre supply chain to improve productivity, boost their bottom line and eventually be instrumental in transforming the quality of their lives,” the startup says.