afaqs! news bureauPublished: 5 Jun 2019, 6:51 PM
Digital

CarDekho Group strengthens its leadership team

Headquartered in Jaipur, the group also operates other Indian Auto sites such as Gaadi.com, ZigWheels.com, BikeDekho.com and PowerDrift.

CarDekho Group strengthens its leadership team
Ranjit Yadav
CarDekho Group strengthens its leadership team
Shubhabrata Marmar
CarDekho Group strengthens its leadership team
Ranjiv Kapur
CarDekho Group strengthens its leadership team
Mir Muzaffar U Zaman
CarDekho Group strengthens its leadership team
Rajat Kumar

CarDekho Group has fortified its leadership team by appointing Ranjit Yadav as president and mentor, Shubhabrata Marmar as editor of PowerDrift, and Ranjiv Kapur who will head company’s new strategic initiatives. Headquartered in Jaipur, the group also operates other Indian Auto sites like Gaadi.com, ZigWheels.com, BikeDekho.com and PowerDrift. The company has also promoted Mir Muzaffar U Zaman as Chief Operating Officer for New Auto Business. Earlier, he was senior vice president of the company.

Ranjit Yadav has over 29 years’ experience in building and scaling up companies and people. He has been associated with small and big venture-funded companies. In his previous roles, Ranjit has worked as Operating Partner at Info Edge India, as president at Tata Motors and country head at Samsung India to name a few. He is an experienced managing director and business leader with a demonstrated history of working in the internet industry. Skilled in negotiation, sales, go-to-market strategy and sales management he possesses rich multi-industry experience. Yadav has worked across countries and geographies.

Previously associated with OVERDRIVE, an automotive magazine published by Network 18 Publishing, Shubhabrata Marmar started his journalism career in 2000 with Business Standard Motoring.

Ranjiv Kapur’s last professional engagement was with Concorde Motors (Tata Motors Subsidiary) as CEO. He has 35 years of experience in leading roles with popular brands like Philips, Samsung mobiles, Tata Motors and Arvind Mills. With his vast knowledge and insights into different styles of management, he will be responsible for strategic initiatives in the new auto business division at CarDekho.

Earlier designated as sr. vice president of CarDekho, Mir Muzaffar U Zaman has played a vital role in overall organization’s growth. In his new role as chief operating officer (COO) in the New Auto division, he will now be responsible for current business strategy as well as the successful execution of the long-term growth plans to ensure the continued service of the customers in the best possible way.

On the new appointments, Amit Jain, CEO, and co-founder, CarDekho Group said, “In their crucial leadership roles, they will provide impetus to our growth story.”