NEW YORK, June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boxed Wholesale, the big box store for the mobile generation, today announced the appointment of Naeem Ishaq as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective July 1, 2016. In his role, Ishaq will oversee all aspects of Boxed's financial operations including budgeting, planning and investor relations activities and will report directly to CEO Chieh Huang.
"Naeem is an accomplished executive with significant financial and operational expertise, and will be an exemplary part of the Boxed family," said Boxed CEO Chieh Huang. "Naeem's extensive experience in the mobile-based tech space will be a major asset to us as we continue to add seasoned veterans who have operated companies at scale."
Prior to joining Boxed, Ishaq was Head of Finance, Strategy, and Risk at Square, the mobile-based financial services company. Ishaq also worked at Intel Corporation where he held several operational finance and strategic planning roles, and was the Senior Director of Finance & Strategy at Salesforce.com where he led the company's long range planning, supported all significant M&A activity, and headed finance and strategy activities for Salesforce.com's acquired standalone businesses like Heroku and Radian6. Earlier, Ishaq launched his first start-up as an undergraduate at the University of California, Davis, where he graduated magna cum laude.
"It is an exciting time to be at Boxed and I am thrilled about the tremendous opportunity to be part of this mobile-based company that is disrupting the wholesale shopping industry," said Ishaq. "Boxed has an innovative approach to addressing the needs of their customers and I see a great opportunity to continue its explosive growth."
Founded in 2013, Boxed is the most convenient way to shop for groceries and household products in bulk at the lowest prices, with free delivery and no membership fees. With a carefully-curated selection of products, Boxed makes it easy for its customers to shop for everyday essentials, as well as discover and fall in love with new brands. Customers can order everything they need for their home or office in minutes at boxed.com or on the free Boxed app.
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