RELEASE | FEBRUARY – 09, 2021
Posist appoints Ajay Singh, ex-CEO of Pizza Hut & Costa Coffee India, as the Chief Growth Officer to drive global expansion
INDIA, New Delhi, February 09, 2021: Posist, a leading cloud-based restaurant technology platform, today announced the appointment of Ajay Singh as Chief Growth Officer. In this role, Ajay will head Posist’s global expansion and oversee the development of international teams.
A senior industry leader, Ajay brings over 30 years of experience in diverse sectors including retail, food services (Hotels, Restaurants & Caterers), consumer goods, and real estate. Ajay was the CEO of Pizza Hut & Costa Coffee India, with Devyani International, where he revitalized sales & profitability across 400+ dine-in & delivery stores with 4500+ team members. He led Pizza Hut to become one of the most trusted food brands in India.
Before PizzaHut, Ajay was with METRO Cash & Carry, one of the largest suppliers in the Hotels, Restaurants & Caterers (HoReCa) across Europe, India & Japan. Ajay was instrumental in establishing the HoReCa business and trader model in India for a good part of the decade.
Prior to joining Posist, Ajay was heading the go-to-market strategy for one of the UAE’s leading luxury real estate development companies, DAMAC Properties as a Senior Vice President. He was responsible for the brand’s GTM and growth in Europe, UK, the US, and Africa.
At Posist, in this newly created role, Ajay will be responsible for driving a collaborative approach to digitising large restaurant chains and Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) businesses globally. With his expertise in scaling businesses, he would focus on creating differentiated solutions and capabilities, as well as gain and retain competitive advantage and market leadership across the Indian subcontinent, Middle East, Americas, and the UK
“It’s a delight to welcome Ajay on board at this pivotal moment in the restaurant industry and our company’s journey,” said Ashish Tulsian, CEO and Co-founder, Posist. “I am particularly impressed with Ajay’s ability to lead complex business functions in some of the most challenging organisations. Ajay brings in a solution-driven & customer-first approach that aligns perfectly with true DNA at Posist. Having someone of his calibre with a deep understanding of global businesses will be instrumental in accelerating our efforts to make Posist a global leader in Restaurant technology. ”
“Posist is a company with an impressive track record in supporting the digital transformation of restaurants with world-class technology. There is an incredible opportunity for growth with the kind of solutions Posist delivers, that got accelerated further due to the pandemic, globally. The new technology-first world of the restaurants is looking exactly for what they have. I found the talented leadership, passionate teams, customer-first philosophy, and a strong SaaS product here, which I believe are the right ingredients for building a successful business. I look forward to working with the team and scaling Posist to greater heights.” commented Ajay Singh, Chief Growth Officer, Posist.
Headquartered in New Delhi, India, Posist started in 2012 with the aim to offer scalable, reliable, and easy to use Restaurant technology. The company has its presence in India, UAE, Mexico, Singapore, and the UK. Posist has achieved rapid business growth over the years on the back of its advanced technology stack focussed on making restaurants’ bottom line efficient. Recognised as a global leader by G2 in Restaurant Management Software, Posist is used by 9,000 restaurants in 30 countries. Some of the marquee clients include Taco Bell, Carl’s Jr, Jamie’s Italian, Sbarro, UK based Millie’s Cookies, among others.
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