InsuranceDekho strengthens top team with new hires

InsuranceDekho strengthens top team with new hires
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21 Oct, 2019

Gurugram-based insurance-tech startup InsuranceDekho has added new people to its leadership team.

Ish Babar has been roped in as co-founder and chief technology officer while Ranjeet Singh as national sales head and Rohit Khurana as head of claims, the company said in a statement. 

Operated by GirnarSoft group, InsuranceDekho was launched in June 2019. The company provides motor and health insurance solutions and helps customers compare different insurance policies based on their requirements. The company also claims to provide a digital platform to offline insurance agents to help them grow their business and become a part of its network. 

GirnarSoft group also owns automotive e-commerce platform CarDekho, Gaadi.com, BikeDekho.com, Zigwheels, TyreDekho and TrucksDekho.

Ish Babbar has over 20 years of experience in building product, full-stack tech, mobile apps and high-performance computing in e-commerce applications. Before joining InsuranceDekho, he worked in leadership roles with Yatra, Ibibo and Hughes. During his tenure with Yatra, Babbar was vice president, engineering, for business-to-consumer and small-to-medium enterprise products. 

At InsuranceDekho, he will focus on artificial intelligence/machine learning and data lead innovative product features in the insurance domain, the statement said.

Ranjeet Singh has around 17 years of experience in heading various business verticals. Prior to joining InsuranceDekho, he was associated with Future Generali India Insurance Company Limited where he was responsible for the retail business in North India. 

Previously associated with Bharti AXA as AVP (Assistant Vice President), Rohit Khurana has more than 23 years of experience in the insurance sector. Khurana is a licentiate from Insurance Institute of India. At Bharati AXA, he worked with the fraud detection and control team. 

In his current role at InsuranceDekho, Khurana will build a similar growth path for his department, the statement added.

“We are strengthening the leadership team to capitalise on the tremendous growth opportunity available in this sector. We believe their strong leadership experience will help in delivering enhanced value to customers and stakeholders alike, thus creating long-lasting base/foothold for InsuranceDekho,” said Ankit Agarwal, chief executive officer and co-founder of InsuranceDekho Group.