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Mahendra Agarwal, the pioneer of Express Distribution in India is the founder of Gati Ltd. Under his vision, the concept of time committed delivery of Express cargo was established in India. He built for the first time an integrated logistics backbone for India, which gave a fillip to companies like Sony, Hitachi, Nokia, Apple and the pharmaceutical sector to reach out to the Indian consumer.

With an MBA from Austin, Texas, Mr. Agarwal introduced structured & organised logistics in India. He was inspired by his working experience in United Parcel Service (UPS), benchmarking their processes he transformed the transport industry and streamlined the logictics and distribution system country-wide.

With an aim to give back to the industry and the country, he seeks to mentor and re-engineer the Logitech space and drive innovation in the express cargo industry.

Mr. Mahendra Agarwal

Mentor

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Ms. Meera Singh
Founder & CEO

An industry professional and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in brand building, customer service, design, logistics, consumer experience, and marketing across a myriad of verticals with deep experience in the ASEAN markets.

She was instrumental in creating the brand “Gati” from its inception to one of the most admired logistics brand in the country.

Founder Director of Gati Infrastructure, she is instrumental in commissioning a 110MW hydroelectric power project in the state of Sikkim, to which she belongs.

Meera has also founded a charity “Affordable Art With A Heart” for the upliftment of differently abled and under privileged children.

She is a graduate from the PUSA Institute New-Delhi and a postgraduate from The Oberoi Centre of Learning & Development.

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Mr. YSR Rajeev Kumar
Chief Operating Officer

Rajeev YSR is an engineer by qualification and entrepreneur at heart with a Bachelors & Masters in Automotive Engineering from IIT Madras. He carries 10+ years of rich and diverse experience in P&L, Strategy, Operations, Business Development, Sales, Product and Project management with organizations such as Bosch, Mahindra and Mahindra, TVS Motors and GATI. In his current role at Avaan, he designs and implements innovative business strategies, sets comprehensive goals for performance and growth and leads the teams in achieving them.

In The News

Press Coverage

Avaan Excess Baggage wins ‘The Start-Up Business Award’ at the ET Now Business Innovation Leaders Awards 2020

Avaan India Founder and CEO, Ms. Meera Singh bagged the 'Start-up Business Award' for Avaan Excess Baggage at the ET Now Business Innovation Leaders Awards which is a premier awards program in the country recognizing innovation and leadership for inventive business models.

You & I - Business Person of the year

Meera Singh, founder and CEO of Avaan India, is the top pick for You & I magazine business person of the year!