HomeFirst announces new CTO, CRO
Tech driven housing finance company HomeFirst has announced the appointment of Dharmvir Singh as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Ashishkumar Darji as the Chief Risk Officer (CRO).
Ashishkumar Darji is a risk management professional with an experience of sixteen years in the Banking and Financial Services sector. His experience spans regulatory compliance, risk management and risk modelling. Over the last 17 years, he has extensively worked for entities in India, Europe, Asia and Middle East markets leading large engagements for implementation of Basel II & Basel III, ICAAP, IFRS 9, risk analytics, ERM and other regulatory guidelines. He has hands-on experience in credit, market and operational risk management.
Commenting on his appointment as the CRO Ashishkumar said, “Would like to leverage on my experience as a banker and as a consultant to support HomeFirst in enhancing risk management practices to protect it from material risks and at the same time support technology-driven sustainable growth opportunities.”
Dharmvir Singh has an experience of over 15 years as a technology leader in various organizations such as TCS, Birlasoft, IBM & Wipro Technologies executing several large-scale green-field platform implementations in BFSI space covering several million customers. His last assignment was with Hero Fincorp where he led the digital transformation for retail business which is the largest portfolio of the group.
On being appointed as the CTO, Singh said, “Excited to work with Manoj and take the organization to the next level of growth with a strong focus on technology...Digital transformation is not a destination, it’s a continuous journey which makes an organization better than a previous version of it.”