Athera Venture Partners, an early stage seed to series A venture capital firm, has announced the appointment of Rajiv Mehta as General Partner.
The company, in a statement, said that Rajiv will work closely with the Athera Venture Partners' founding team of Samir Kumar, Parag Dhol and Rutvik Doshi, and complement their skill sets while bringing first-hand operative experience to the fund’s portfolio companies. With over two decades of experience in leadership and entrepreneurship, Rajiv has a solid understanding of building and scaling businesses.
He has previously worked with Arvind Sports and Fashion Brands as its CEO and prior to that was the Managing Director of Puma, South Asia for nearly 10 years. Most recently, Rajiv was the CEO of Stove Kraft, India’s largest listed (by volume) kitchen & home appliance company where he took the company public and turned it into a profitable business.