Varun Thakar joins Cleartrip as associate director of brand marketing

In a career spanning almost a decade, Thakar has worked for companies such as Pidilite, PrupleLeap, Groupon India and most recently left Budweiser, where he led the brand’s marketing strategy, to join travel company Flipkart Cleartrip as Associate Director of Brand Marketing.

Flipkart acquired Cleartrip in 2021 and has been hiring heavily over the past 12 months to scale the business as it lists travel as one of its top three verticals.