OnePlus India appoints former Apple exec Navnit Nakra as VP and Chief Strategy Officer

OnePlus has managed to stay in headlines for quite some time now for various reasons including the latest OnePlus 8 Series launch. This time, the company is in headlines for appointing Navnit Nakra as the Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for OnePlus India, who previously worked with Apple as the Head of Affordability in India for over three years.

As a part of the senior leadership team, Navnit will be leading the strategic operations on the Red Cable Club, OnePlus’ marquee digital lifestyle membership initiative, and will also drive key strategic partnerships that are vital to the India business.

In his stint with Apple, Navnit led the strategic initiatives on devising effective consumer and enterprise finance offers across categories ranging from smartphones, tablets, and laptops, to watches and accessories.

Furthermore, he has 15 years of experience in various leadership roles across Consumer and Institutional Banking in Citibank as well. During his later years of tenure at the company, Navnit was the National Head for Liabilities and Regional Lead for the E-commerce segment across India, Greater China, and Korea within commercial banking.

Coming to education, Navnit holds an MBA degree from the renowned Faculty of Management Studies — University of Delhi. Navnit is also an alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Business School where he pursued his Program for Leadership Development.