Xiaomi Announces Muralikrishnan B as Its New President of the Company

In his new role, Muralikrishnan will oversee daily operations and services for Xiaomi India.

Xiaomi India President

Xiaomi India has appointed Muralikrishnan B as the company’s new President. Muralikrishnan has been associated with the company for several years and will be the new Xiaomi India President starting August 1, 2022. He was previously the Chief Operating Officer of Xiaomi India since 2018. 

In his new role, Muralikrishnan will oversee daily operations and services for Xiaomi India. In addition to this, he will also be a part of the company’s public affairs and strategic projects. The company’s former India COO will continue to work towards strengthening the company’s commitment to the Make in India and Digital India initiative, Xiaomi said in his press release.

Xiaomi India Gets new President

Xiaomi has appointed Muralikrishnan B as the company’s new India President. He has been promoted to the President role of Xiaomi India after five years since he joined as the COO. Muralikrishnan, before joining Xiaomi India, was the India head of e-commerce site eBay and the COO of Jabong India. He was also the Senior Vice President of Myntra.

Muralikrishnan has worked closely with the company’s former India MD Manu Kumar Jain, who moved to a higher role of global vice president of Xiaomi India last year. 

Muralikrishnan an alumnus of IIM-Calcutta comes with over 25 years of experience in the Consumer Tech domain and has been instrumental in the brand’s growth across offline sales, service and operations etc.  

“Under Muralikrishnan’s able leadership, the company has witnessed strong growth across categories and has substantially scaled its organisational capabilities, execution machinery and built a solid foundation in the offline retail segment. Xiaomi India will focus towards reinforcing its commitment to the country, and will continue to stay true to its core philosophy of delivering innovation for everyone.” the company said.

The company has been making some major reshuffling within the organisation amid its tax evasion court battle with ED and other government agencies. Xiaomi recently announced Alvin Tse as the company’s new general manager. Anuj Sharma, who was Poco India’s Country Manager, returned as the chief marketing officer of Xiaomi India.

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