Acko announces new appointments in Senior positions
Acko has announced the expansion of its management team with four new senior appointments in human resources, marketing, partnerships, and operations-claims. Bhupendra Joshi will head the Talent Function; Ashwin Ramaswamy has joined as the Head of Partnerships; Kavita Chowkimane as Vice President (VP) of Marketing & Brijesh Unnithan has been recently on-boarded as Head of Operations-Claims.
The new appointments at strategic positions will play a vital role in building a stronger consumer brand, forging deeper and wider partnerships, attracting and retaining top talent. Sharing the company’s ambition for empowering consumers digitally, the new hires collectively bring decades of expertise to the company.
Ruchi Deepak, Co-Founder of Acko says, “We are very excited to expand our management team which is synonymous with our growth. These are all experienced leaders with a proven track record and a combination of diverse skill sets. They are passionate about our mission, complement the current team and also align with our culture. We are insurers who operate with the motto to create a consumer internet company that can truly change the insurance buying and service experience. Our team mix, therefore, is an eclectic blend of people from consumer tech and insurance industry. It's the best of both worlds.”
With 20 years of experience across industries, Bhupendra Joshi has joined the company as the Head of HR. In his career, he held leadership HR positions in Indian and MNC corporates such as TCS and JPMorgan Chase. He was also instrumental in building the HR function at DailyHunt, a unicorn in the internet media space.
With deep expertise in strategy and marketing in tech, telecom and retail domains, Ashwin Ramaswamy, joins Acko as the Head of Partnerships. He has held leadership positions at large corporations such as Bharti Airtel Ltd, Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd and Jubilant retail, in addition to the entrepreneurial experience of launching startup Mubble, a consumer technology company
Having worked with both established organizations as well as startups, the new VP of Marketing, Kavita Chowkimane has demonstrated expertise in setting up as well as scaling brand management and customer acquisition strategies.
The most recent addition, Brijesh Unnithan, joins Acko as the Head of Operations-Claims. Before joining Acko, he was leading the India business of car rental & subscription startup Zoomcar.