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Snapdeal GC Ashish Chandra joins Astro Malaysia media co

Snapdeal GC Ashish Chandra now in Kuala Lumpur as media co Astro Malaysia's legal headSnapdeal GC Ashish Chandra now in Kuala Lumpur as media co Astro Malaysia's legal head

Former Snapdeal general counsel Ashish Chandra joined Malaysian media and entertainment company Astro Malaysia Holdings as vice president and head counsel, effective today.

Chandra will be based out of Kuala Lumpur in his new role. His deliverable consists of "providing legal, strategic and regulatory leadership to Astro Malaysia to be a leader in digital media and consumer internet market in ASEAN countries," according to his Linkedin profile.

He was not available to comment at the time of going to press.

A Delhi University 2001 alumnus, Chandra has a diploma in cyber laws from ILI Delhi and a diploma in IPR laws from NLSIU Bangalore after which he worked in house in the legal team of the NCR Corporation, as chief legal officer at Godrej' Geometric Software, in house at eBay, as assistant vice president at Star India and as vice president and legal head at Reliance Industries before joining Snapdeal as its general counsel in October 2014.

He left Snapdeal in April 2017 less than a month after Snapdeal and Flipkart signed a non-binding letter of intent for a proposed merger. The merger has now been called off, with Snapdeal planning to embark on a new business model and planing on eventually laying off close to 80% of its employees, reported VCCircle.

Snapdeal group CFO Anup Vikal is currently also filling up the role of the company's general counsel, according to Vikal's Linkedin profile.

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Like +0 Object -0 ElCid 01 Aug 17, 22:38
Heard there are more exits around the corner waiting to be reported.
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