According to a press statement issued by Zoomcar, they announced Nirmal NR as their new CEO for India, in the midst of launching the company worldwide. Prior to becoming the CEO of Zoomcar in India, Nirmal was the President for the Growth and Marketplace of Zoomcar. This announcement of the new CEO coincides the expansion of the business worldwide.
Nirmal has got a degree in Production Engineer from NIT Calicut and an MBA from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. He started his career with diversified experiences across different companies like Ashok Leyland and E.I. DuPont after which he launched OYO rooms in Kerala.
Greg Moran, CEO and cofounder of Zoomcar, said “Nirmal’s diverse skill sets and seasoned leadership will play an instrumental role in continuing to scale the India business. I am confident that in his new role he will help excellently position the company as we scale our marketplace pan-India.” Also added he believes that Nirmal’s position in the company will be answerable for all components of growth, operations, and customer experience for the company in India, the statement added.
Zoomcar India’s new CEO, Nirmal NR added “I am very excited to be leading Zoomcar’s India business at this important stage of its growth. At Zoomcar, we’re currently sitting on the cusp of a dramatic transformation within personal mobility, and I look forward to working closely with Greg and the broader Zoomcar team to help the company reach new heights.”
In 2020, Zoomcar launched revolutionary Zoomcar Mobility Services (ZMS), its enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based mobility resolution for automobile producers and insurance coverage corporations, which is a joint digital channel that allows customers to plan, book, and pay for a several types of mobility services. The idea describes a change from personal transportation and in the direction of mobility furnished as a service.
Zoomcar, is one of the largest self-drive car rental company. The founders David Back & Greg Moran, met at the same time as analysing on the University of Pennsylvania, in which each graduated in 2007. After graduating, Back studied at Harvard Law School and Moran laboured on electricity financing projects. The pair additionally attended enterprise faculty; Moran on the University of Southern California and Back on the Judge Business School at Cambridge University.
Back and Moran each dropped out of enterprise faculty to transport to India and pursue an undertaking in vehicle rentals. In May 2015, Back resigned from the self-force vehicle condominium company, and determined to transport lower back to America bringing up non-public reasons.
Zoom formally released operations in Bangalore in February 2013 the use of JustShareIt platform. Zoom began out with $215,000 in capital and a fleet of 7 cars. Currently there are over 300 employees in 50 different cities and 4 countries i.e., Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Egypt (2021).
Last December the company launched a vehicle host program which helps individuals list their private cars on Zoomcar and earn a sales share on every rental booking. The company has been trailing a pilot of its program for the last 9-10 months and claims to have onboarded over 5,000 vehicles throughout 8 cities. These 8 cities consist of Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Goa, Kolkata, and Pune. Zoomcar is aiming to scale this to over 50,000 cars and 100 cities within the end of 2022.