J.C. Penney Co. Inc. has  tapped Snehil Gambhir as Vice President, managing director of the company’s  global in-house center in Bangalore, India.

In his role , Gambhir leads all operations of the company’s first GIC, which opened last August. His duties include supporting and expanding various key business functions including IT, digital, store operations, analytics, marketing, infrastructure and merchandise operations.

Most recently, Gambhir was chief operating officer for Aviva Life Insurance India. Prior to that he spent 10 years at GE India.