Uber announces Ameya Velankar as the head of marketing for India, South Asia


Uber Tecnologies, Inc., the American technology company that provides various facilities to its users such as food delivery, package delivery, couriers, ride-hailing, freight transportation, etc. announced Ameya Velankar as its new head of marketing for India and South Asia. He will be taking care of the company’s presence in markets and further strengthen the brand.

Ameya Velankar, an engineer by profession (B.Tech Mechanical Engineering, Sinhgad College of Engineering) has experience of 12+ years as a working professional. He started his journey with RPG Enterprises and worked as an Area Manager of Pune for two years. Then he switched to Marico Limited and worked for seven and a half years there. After that, he worked as a Category Head at SC Johnson for about a year and finally landed at Uber as a Brand Marketing Lead in January 2019.

Velanker shared his happiness in an interview and commented that he’s thrilled to join the company as a Marketing Head at Uber as the company has a wide impact across the globe. It has impacted cities, communities, and people and made their lives much easier. He is excited to be a part of his journey and wishes to contribute to this huge impact that Uber has on its customers.

Speaking about the new head of marketing, Prabhjeet Singh, President at Uber India, South Asia, commented, “We are delighted as Ameya takes on his new role as Head of Marketing for INSA. Ameya has had a fantastic track record with Uber since 2019, and I am confident that he will help us build a stronger, diverse, and more engaged marketing team. At Uber, we continue to build and strengthen a team of industry experts who appreciate the impact of ridesharing and drive innovation for a better tomorrow”.  Uber India has the goal of changing the mindset of people by providing them hassle-free, timely services.  They want to replace people’s cars with their phones by providing a range of transportation options such as bikes, autos, cars, etc. by putting more people in lesser cars, the company aims to build a smarter tomorrow in livable cities.

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