HouseJoy Appoints new CTO

On-demand services company HouseJoy has appointed Bhaskar Raju Konduru as its new Chief Technology Officer. Prior to his appointment, Konduru has worked on various senior technology roles in startups including redbus.in. He is also a co-founder of Growthstory-backed edtech startup HelloClass, where he served as CTO for about 2 years.

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Mobikwik’s Marketing Head Akash Gupta quits

Akash Gupta, Mobikwik’s, Vice President – Marketing has quit the company to pursue his entrepreneurial dreams. He would be venturing into the Green Tech Space and his startup will be aimed at curbing the rising pollution levels, and promoting healthier lifestyles. Gupta worked for two year in Mobikwik. Meanwhile, Mobikwik is on hiring spree and is strengthening its senior management team to bolster its offerings.  It recently announced its three senior-level appointments, said it will hire a total of seven more senior level positions.

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Practo appoints Alexander Kuruvilla as Chief Healthcare Strategy Officer

Practo has appointed Dr. Alexander Kuruvilla as its new Chief Healthcare Strategy Officer.  In his new role at Practo, Kuruvilla will be leading Practo’s internal medical team and will closely work with platform’s doctor partners to strengthen Practo’s offerings. Kuruvilla is the founding partner and Joint Managing Director of Medica Synergie Group. In his stint of 25 years, Kuruvilla has worked in planning, commissioning and administering hospitals across India including groups like SRM Institutes of Medical Science, Apollo Hospitals amongst others.

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Zoomcar appoints a new chief operating officer

Self-drive car rental company Zoomcar has appointed Sudhindra Reddy as its new chief operating officer, reports VCCircle. Reddy replaces Paritosh Gupta, who left the company in August. Reddy holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a management degree from IIT Bombay specializing in operations. He previously worked with FMCG company Procter & Gamble for nine years, where he held multiple positions in verticals such as operations, logistics and costing. Before P&G, he worked with the Department of Defence.