Aanchal Kunwar is new MD of Daraz

Published On: January 19, 2022 02:24 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, January 19: Nepal’s leading online marketplace, Daraz Nepal, has appointed Aanchal Kunwar as its very first female Managing Director (MD). 

On the occasion, Aanchal said, “I feel privileged and honored for this opportunity to lead a very talented group of professionals in creating a world-class online shopping experience for my fellow Nepali people. Daraz's rapid growth and impact on the Nepali e-commerce industry is evident even from a distance. Thus, I feel very excited to be a part in establishing Daraz Nepal as a household name and a one-stop solution for all our customers' shopping needs. As Darazians, we will continue to live by our strong values and purpose of uplifting our communities through the power of commerce." 

Aanchal has an MBA from the Carlson School of Management, a BS in Mathematics & Economics from St Cloud State University, Minnesota. During her 13+ years in the US corporate sector, she worked for various leading companies such as Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and e-commerce pioneer, Amazon, where she worked in establishing the company in new markets like Sweden, Poland, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt.  

With her appointment, all of Daraz’s operating countries now have native MDs.

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