MYSUN names Ashit Maru, ex-Chief Procurement & Supply Chain Officer, Compass India, as one of its founding members

Mr Ashit Maru joins as Co-Founder at the rooftop solar marketplace startup

New Delhi, May 2, 2017: MYSUN, the innovative rooftop solar solutions provider focused on delivering advanced and reliable rooftop solar power solutions to consumers in the residential, commercial and industrial segments, today announced that it has appointed Mr Ashit Maru as one of its founding members. A Chartered Accountant by profession, Ashit brings with him over 25 years of rich and diverse experience across sectors such as FMCG, Renewable Energy and Food Services & Facilities management, working with companies such as Hindustan Unilever, Moser Baer Solar, Lanco Solar and Compass India.

On the Solar side, armed with entrepreneurial acumen, Ashit played an instrumental role in setting up the supply chain for Moser Baer’s solar manufacturing business and subsequently worked with Lanco Solar in the EPC domain. Commenting on the appointment, Gagan Vermani, Founder & CEO,

Commenting on the appointment, Gagan Vermani, Founder & CEO, MYSUN, said, “Ashit’s appointment as a co-founder at MYSUN is strategic in terms of both scope and essence. He is adept at forming strong strategic partnerships and brings significant international exposure and cross-industry insights. These are exactly the attributes which we need to scale our business and expand our footprint aggressively. His end to end exposure and experience in the solar business is an added advantage.”

Mr Ashit Maru, Co-Founder, MYSUN commented, “I am immensely excited to be a part of MYSUN’s leadership team. The company is a one-of-a-kind customer-focused marketplace platform that is using innovative tools, technology and a unique business model to create, curate and service the consumer demand for solar. With strong technology and innovation happening at the backend, as evidenced by the industry-first products amalgamated with ace consulting services, the company is well poised to make solar viable for all.”

At MYSUN, Ashit would be focusing on operations, supply chain, vendor and partner development apart from leading some business diversifications. Prior to joining MYSUN, Mr. Maru was with Compass Group India, managing Procurement and supply chain for more than 80 client locations in food service and 250 client location in facilities management business. Before that, he was with Lanco Solar as the Senior Vice President, Supply Chain and Vice President, Procurement at Moser Baer Photovoltaic Limited. The B2C platform provides complete end-to-end services and solutions to its customers such as creating awareness around solar, evaluating onsite

The B2C platform provides complete end-to-end services and solutions to its customers such as creating awareness around solar, evaluating onsite solarisation potential using in-house developed advanced engineering tools, assistance from the MYSUN Solar Advisors, high quality solar systems at the most competitive prices arrangement of financial loans, easy online payment options and lifetime Installation and Maintenance support to all customers who go solar with MYSUN. The company wants to bring about a change in the way solar power is perceived by customers, the way it is purchased and sold, thereby making it more of a consumer product rather than an industrial product.

About MYSUN:

MYSUN aims to be a one-stop solar platform that helps consumers understand and evaluate their solar potential and stays with the consumer throughout his solar journey. The NCR based company is creating a convenient and an unbiased guided buying environment for consumers. They are doing so by providing competitive pricing, engineering solutions, and solar finance through their platform. It is a first-of-its-kind platform to bring standardization and structure to the non-utility rooftop solar energy sector in India. MYSUN envisions to develop solar energy as an asset class for the consumer.  MYSUN’s in-house team of veteran solar experts, innovation specialists, and data analytics professionals ensure that MYSUN deploys the most advanced tools such as the MYSUN Calculator™, MYSUN Installation & Maintenance Assistant to help consumers get the most out of their solar systems. As with all great products at the start, MYSUN is currently in Beta, and relies on the inputs of its early users to improvise the product and make it even better. For more details, log on to: or visit

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