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Pepperfry CEO – Ambareesh Murty (Age – 50)

Ambareesh Murty cofounded with his eBay India colleague Ashish Shah in July 2011. The e-commerce platform is an arm of Trendsutra Platform Services Pvt Ltd. With his rich repertoire of experience and skills, the Pepperfry CEO Ambareesh has created a special place for himself in the furniture vertical that is still away from the eyes of giants like Amazon, Walmart, and Alibaba. He has managed to gain support of investors like Bertelsmann and Norwest Venture Partners among others. It is his efforts that today his online home décor and furniture platform witnesses over 38 lakh registered users and over 50 lakh visits per month from India. Looking for the CEO’s email address, age, and net worth details? Read through this wiki!

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Ambareesh Murty Pepperfry CEO

Salary & Net Worth – Investors, Funding, & Valuation

In the first half of 2022, Pepperfry is expected to go for an IPO. As per the speculations, the online furniture store could most likely become a unicorn, reaching more than one billion USD in valuation when it hits the market. Assuming Ambareesh would hold 10% stake in the company, his net worth could be estimated at around 100 million USD.

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Career & Education – Company, University, & College

Before he launched Pepperfry, Ambareesh already had a rich corporate career. He was Country Manager at eBay India, Philippines, and Malaysia from March 2008 to June 2011 and Director of Marketplace Development & User Experience from December 2005 to February 2008. Prior to that, he worked at Britannia Industries as Marketing Manager from June 2005 to December 2005. This aside, he also served Levi Strauss India Ltd. as Brand Leader from August 2003 to December 2003 and ICICI Prudential as VP Marketing and Customer Service from October 2001 to August 2003. His first job was with Cadbury India as Brand Manager, where he spent over 5 years from June 1996 to October 2001.

On an aside, the Pepperfry CEO Ambareesh had founded a content development and delivery company for training purpose in asset management space called Origin Sources in December 2003.

Ambareesh is an engineering and management graduate. He did his Civil Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering (1990 – 1994) and MBA from IIM-Calcutta (1994-1996).

Contact Ambareesh Murty – Email Address | Twitter | LinkedIn

Pepperfry CEO Ambareesh Murty’s Twitter profile is @AmbareeshMurty. Connect with him on LinkedIn at To contact over email try [email protected] or [email protected]

Wiki Trivia on Ambareesh Murty – Age, Wife, & More

At Pepperfry, Ambareesh (age 50) worked 12 to 14 hours a day with no holidays including weekends. The first time he took break from his intense work schedule at the venture was five years later, i.e. in 2016, for his marriage. A trekking enthusiast, Murty’s (age 49) favorite destination for winter vacations is Ladakh. He had one of his best trekking experiences in Zanskar Valley’s Chadar Trek (Ladakh).

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4 comments on Pepperfry CEO – Ambareesh Murty (Age – 50)

  1. I totally agree with all the above statements as I am one of the customer facing the same issue.
    When I highlighted the issue every time I am getting the response as damaged due to usage where as if you look at the damage it clearly shows the quality of Wood used is not up to the mark.
    Pepperfry is not at all bothered about the wood quality to make the furniture.. They just look for some cheap quality good make the furniture and makeup it such that it looks excellent and sell it to customer and just forget.. it is customer who will suffer.
    My humble request to all reading this post not to purchase anything from PEPPERFRY and save your self from the torture

  2. Pepperfry Customer Support sucks big time! I placed an order of a bed and spring mattress on 6 Nov through their studio shop in Pune.. it was meant to be delivered between11-13 Nov and 16-19 Nov, respectively. Took delivery of the bed on 13th. But the mattress never arrived. Visited the same studio on 20th, was told the mattress was delayed due to Diwali on 14 nov, and will now be delivered between 24-26 Nov. Today on speaking with customer care, am told to WAIT till 30 Nov, and if I want I can write to them too, and a reply will come in next 48 hrs. Now here’s the irony of it all – on 7th Nov, I received an e-mail from P’fry stating the mattress has been collected by Gati logistics. The Gati tracker also confirmed the same on 8-9 Nov. But no delivery took place. On visiting their store on 20th, I was told they’re tracking it, and after a day another e-mail stated it’ll reach by 24-26th. Another email confirmed the delivery would happen on 26th. Today, 26th, they’re not sure of it. The Gati order tracker shows the mattress has now been collected on 19th Nov from the company – earlier it showed collection date as 7th. Today, 26th Nov, another e-mail received from P’fry states that delivery is “scheduled between 19 Nov and 19 Nov”…. So much for an update. Call centre agent is useless, and only trained to apologise for the inconvenience and delay. Meanwhile, my bed rests empty at my new home, awaiting the mattress. Written now to their Grievance Cell. So much for their much hyped Customer Support.

  3. Plz don’t buy any product from Pepperfry.. it’s only a name that’s it we get good and same products from other places like Insarf who give better customer support.
    We got the coffee table and dinning table in the month of June and we told them we will be shifting and will unpack in Nov they told let the Pepperfry person only come and unpack we were ok. Person came in Nov unpacked fixed and left we were busy shifting we didn’t check dinning table bush is not right coffee table chair is broken. The rude customer support is saying we cannot do anything it’s more than 7 days. Person who delivered never told we need to unpack to check the product. We believed it’s a brand and they cannot cheat but they did and not ready to replace. Don’t think the product will be good From Pepperfry.

    1. My case is not different than yours.
      In my case, i bought entire furniture from Pepperfry. One wardrobe was defective. They took it back. I had to order it again. In this transaction, For same wardrobe, I had to pay 1k extra. Customer support team sweetly said we will give you cash back of 15% which you can utilize. Little did I knew that it was valid only for 14 days. Second wardrobe delivered was also defective!
      I was again forced to buy new wardrobe.
      Same story repeated. Now this wardrobe was of less amount and the extra cash is in my Pepperfry wallet. Which again I can use only if I buy something.!
      Basically they are opening market for Ikea.

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