CARS24, an online e-commerce platform for pre-owned vehicles in India, has announced the appointment of Mrinal Sinha as its Chief Human Resources Officer. In his new role, he will be prioritising human resource strategy, leadership and cultural development, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
On this occasion, Kunal Mundra, CEO, Cars India, CARS24 said, “At CARS24, we have an ambitious vision of becoming the biggest auto-tech company in India and to achieve this we recognize the need to attract, retain and develop the best talent there is. To this end, we are thrilled to have attracted a leader with Mrinal's skill and accomplishments to this role. He brings a genuine, collaborative, people-first leadership style to all he does. The entire leadership team and I are thrilled for him to join us and are eager to benefit from his leadership as we enter the next phase of growth.”
An alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur, Mrinal has over 2 decades of experience in Human Resources and Organizational Leadership. He has worked across different geographies and roles over the last decade and has handled several large-scale projects. He last worked with Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. Ltd as SVP- HR, where he was responsible for Business Partnering, Talent Management & Employee Relations. Prior to his time at BALIC, Mrinal held Human Resource positions at Max Life Insurance Company Limited and ICICI Bank.
Speaking about his new role, Mrinal Sinha, Chief Human Resources Officer, CARS24 says, “It is an exciting time to join CARS24. The brand is committed to become India’s most efficient online platform for buying and selling pre-owned automobiles. The CARS24 team has a phenomenal culture and commitment to its people and customers. Every person I’ve engaged with brings a collaborative spirit, and I’m ready to roll up my sleeves alongside them and deliver value to our customers and employees. I am keenly looking forward to working and partnering with this very talented team to make CARS24 one of the best places for learning & growing.”
CARS24 was founded in 2015 by Vikram Chopra, Mehul Agrawal, Ruchit Agarwal and Gajendra Jangid and currently operates in 130 cities across India. It offers several features such as an auction format, a state-of-the-art proprietary inspection app, an algorithm that matches supply and demand across the country, along with a price discovery mechanism for used vehicles. It is backed by marquee investors like Sequoia India, Exor Seeds, DST Global, Kingsway Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures and KCK.