OnePlus, the Chinese company known for their flagship killer “OnePlus One” was looking for a General Manager in India with the help of IIM Ahmedabad since August. The company has finally announced its new GM for leading operations in India.
We already know OnePlus would sell their smartphone through India specific ‘Invites’ and are looking to start their operation in December. With the announcement of their new General Manager, things will finally fall into place and that’s a great news for the Indians. OnePlus One is quite popular in India and people do buy it after managing an invite, from USA or any other country and ship it to India via courier services or friends/family.
Vikas Agarwal, the new General Manager of OnePlus India who has signed officially only few weeks ago, already feels “It will be one of the great accomplishments of my life”. He had an opportunity to meet with the OnePlus team and product in recent months which been an amazing experience for him. He is truly honoured, humbled and excited to be part of this epic journey where they aim to revolutionize the technology industry and make a difference in our lives.
The new General Manager of OnePlus India is originally from Bareilly and he currently lives in Delhi with his wife and a three-month old son. He claims to have studied from the best engineering and management institutes in India and abroad but do not know their names yet. Since then, he has been involved in a variety of roles spanning private equity and technology industries. He has also co-founded his own e-commerce startup. He has experience in all major sectors which he believes will help him build up the OnePlus operation in India.
Vikas also writes that OnePlus is placing great importance on their Indian operation and it will play a major role in their global expansion. OnePlus also believes Indian users are smart and they demand the best from their technology which will help them make better products in the future.
OnePlus also promises more details about Indian operations in the coming weeks. We also know that OnePlus would be launching the “One” with an India-specific invite system. Mr. Vikas Agarwal also promises his personal involvement with the fans and will be easily accessible to them in order to build a community both online and offline. You can read his blog post here where he signs off looking forward to an exciting new chapter for him, OnePlus and India.
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