Jeetender Singh is upGrad biz head
New Delhi: HIGHER edtech major upGrad has announced the appointment of Jeetender Singh as the head of business for its degree vertical, which comprises three-year Bachelor's degree and two-year Master's degree in India.
Strengthening its foray into the online bachelor's degree space, upGrad aims to power JAIN (deemed-to-be-university), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, and Chandigarh University to offer online degrees across the country and beyond. Singh will be responsible for expanding and driving the degree business.
Singh brings with him over 15 years of experience, leading functions like sales and marketing, business development, and channel management for some of the well-known organisations in the pharmaceutical, banking, and healthcare sectors.
Before joining upGrad, Singh was the Vice-President and Zonal Sales Head at SBI Cards, heading Karnataka's retail sales business, handling a team of over 2,000 employees. Through the course of his career, he has been associated with major brands like Aetna (now CVS), GE, HDFC, and Cipla.