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Misha Ali to spearhead Uber Eats in Bangladesh

Published : 20 Apr 2019 08:19 PM | Updated : 05 Oct 2021 08:37 PM

Uber Eats appointed Misha Ali to lead Uber Eats’ operations in Bangladesh. With 12 years of experience in e-commerce and start-ups, Misha Ali, a native of Bangladesh will focus on launching and building Uber Eats’ business in Bangladesh, starting with Dhaka.

Prior to joining Uber Eats, Misha held leadership positions in prominent local and international companies such as, Renata Limited, Hewlett Packard and Ogilvy. Most recently Misha founded Cookups - Bangladesh’s leading home-chef aggregator, a platform that empowers housewives by giving them financial independence while working from home.

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“I have always been passionate about getting delicious food to consumers at their doorstep through technology. Food delivery is about to become a massive industry in Bangladesh, and the opportunities for food delivery companies are endless. I am extremely excited to be part of Uber Eats -- a company that is changing the way people eat food everyday, across the world,” said Misha Ali.

“We are excited to have Misha on board to lead the launch of Uber Eats in Bangladesh. His knowledge of the market and experience, especially in leading a food delivery start-up, will add immense value to our business in Bangladesh. We are optimistic about our upcoming launch in Dhaka and will leverage our rides network here to connect with consumers. We look forward to becoming an integral part of the food culture of the city,” said Bhavik Rathod - Head of Uber Eats India & amp; South Asia.

Uber Eats started in 2014 as a small delivery pilot in Los Angeles and launched as a separate application in Toronto in December 2015. Since then, it has grown incredibly fast, and is now a stand-alone app available in 350+ cities around the globe.

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