Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited - Leadership

Tapan Singhel, MD & CEO, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

Mr. Tapan SinghelMr. Tapan Singhel has been with Bajaj Allianz since its inception in 2001 and was an integral part of the team starting up the insurance business in the retail market.

Tapan Singhel took over as MD and CEO in 2012. Under his leadership in the last 5 years, the company has driven innovations, industry-first initiatives and focused on customer centricity. Insurance sale, distribution and customer engagement went digital under his guidance.

Prior to this, he was the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. He has also handled various roles in the company such as Regional Manager, Zonal Head and Head of all retail channels as CMO.

As the MD & CEO of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, he has ensured growth, profitability and cost leadership in the industry. He was chosen as the CEO of the Year by the Insurance Asia Awards 2016, making him the only CEO to be bestowed with the honor among all his peers in the Asian BFSI industry.

TA Ramalingam, Chief Distribution Officer - Institutional Sales, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

TA RamalingamTA Ramalingam is the Chief Distribution Officer (Institutional Sales) for Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. The robust underwriting guidelines he has ensured in the Company has resulted in Bajaj Allianz being the only private player to be profitable even in the de-tariff regime. Apart from underwriting, he also spearheaded the non-motor and health claims team. As a result, today, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance is known in the Indian insurance industry for its best turnaround time in claims management.

KV Dipu, Head, Operations & Customer Service, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

KV DipuK.V. Dipu is President and Head of Operations & Customer Service at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. He has a rich management experience in retail finance operations. His specialties include Sales, Business Development, Operations, Process Re-engineering and Product Management.

He has an experience of over 19 years with GE Capital in sales, product management, six sigma & operations. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a speaker at various industry conferences and business schools. He is also a member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, an opt-in research community of business professionals.

Sourabh Chatterjee, Head - IT, Websales & Travel, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

Sourabh ChatterjeeSourabh Chatterjee is the Head of Technology, Websales, Direct Marketing & the Travel vertical at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. He is responsible for the digital strategy of the company and delivering innovative solutions for the company. He also handles digital and direct sales with a focus on growth through the direct online and offline channels and the digital marketing function for the company.

Prior to joining Bajaj Allianz in late 2015, Sourabh worked with ICICI Lombard as Vice President - Application development for 4.5 years. Before that, Sourabh played multiple leadership roles across delivery, consulting and sales in the US geography for Infosys Technologies from 1999 to 2011. Sourabh is an Electrical Engineer and is an MBA from INSEAD.

Milind Choudhari, Chief Financial Officer, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

Milind ChoudhariMilind Choudhari has been associated with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance for over 12 years. An expert in his field, he worked with the manufacturing industry for 3 years prior to joining Bajaj Allianz, and later with Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. for 13 years. He was also associated with the IT sector for 3 years as an Insurance Subject Matter Expert (SME).

Having worked across various industries at various capacities as an insurance expert, he brought with him a rich mix of experience and expertise, when he joined Bajaj Allianz General Insurance as Senior Manager in 2003. He was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance in 2013.

Vikramjeet Singh, Chief Human Resource Officer, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

Vikramjeet SinghVikramjeet is the Chief Human Resource Officer at the Bajaj Allianz General Insurance company. Prior to Bajaj Allianz GIC Vikramjeet had an eventful and rich association with leading firms such as L&T, Vodafone, & Deutsche Bank. A young and vibrant leader, Vikramjeet has always been committed towards implementation of innovative and path breaking HR initiatives. He has contributed immensely to the people's agenda by crafting robust performance management frameworks and driving culture change.

Sasikumar Adidamu, Chief Technical Officer, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

Sasikumar AdidamuWith a total experience of over 25 years in the insurance industry, Sasikumar joined Bajaj Allianz General Insurance in September 2001 as the State Head for Andhra Pradesh.

He headed various roles in the technical field as well as Sales & Marketing. He has recently been appointed as the Chief Technical Officer, and is responsible for Non-motor Underwriting, Claims, Risk Management, Re-insurance and the Health Administration Team across India.

Aditya Sharma, Head - Virtual Office and One 2 One

Aditya SharmaMr. Aditya Sharma is the Head of Virtual Office & One 2 One Channel at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd. In 18 years of his stint with Bajaj Allianz, he has been instrumental in spearheading many strategic initiatives for the company. Virtual Office is the company's most innovative initiative which has played a major role in taking insurance solutions to the customers' doorstep and improving insurance penetration. His role entails ensuring operational efficiency with special focus on customer service and identification of growth areas for Virtual Offices while charting customer centric business strategies, bringing in innovation and delivering business growth via digital platform for One 2 One.

Gurneesh Singh Khurana, Business Head, Motor

Gurneesh Singh KhuranaMr. Gurneesh Khurana has recently joined Bajaj Allianz General Insurance as Business Head for Motor Insurance. In his current role he is responsible for entire automotive business at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance with an aim to create positive customer experience besides defining the portfolio segmentation for future growth. He comes with a rich experience of 24 years in direct sales, key account management and channel sales across diverse industry segments and joins the company after his stint of over a decade with General Motors India as Director - Sales. Prior to Bajaj Allianz, Gurneesh was with General Motors India as General Manager - Strategic planning & dealer development and grew to the level of director sales, where he was responsible for driving the growth in revenue, market share and profit performance. He has also led insurance business at General Motors and was instrumental in devising and implementing the insurance broker model across India.

Sriram Iyer, National Head, Health Insurance

Sriram IyerMr Sriram Iyer has recently joined Bajaj Allianz General Insurance as National Head for Health Insurance. In his current role he is responsible for augmenting the health insurance business at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance besides defining the future growth of company's health portfolio. Sriram comes with a rich experience of 20 years in multiple sectors across Telecom & FMCG majors such as Vodafone India, Motorola & Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd. Sriram's last role with Vodafone India was Sr. Vice President and National Distribution Head. In this role Sriram was instrumental in leading varied roles across sales, commercials and distribution. He led large scale teams and had managed P&L for key verticals. Sriram was also responsible for the digital transformation of sales channels at Vodafone.

Chetan Prakash, Head - Agency

Chetan PrakashMr Chetan Prakash is the Head for Agency channel for Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. Chetan has a total experience of over three decades in the insurance industry and has handled portfolios as varied as sales, product and agency. Chetan has worked with the public sector company for 13 years and joined Bajaj Allianz in the year 2002 as the Area Manager for Aurangabad. In Bajaj Allianz he has helmed varied roles in the technical as well as sales & marketing fields. As the national head of company's largest distribution channel, he is responsible for the business, profitability and development of the team across the country.

Mr. KSVVS Murthy Naidu, Head - Products

Chetan PrakashMr. Murthy Naidu, Head - Products, is responsible for Commercial and Miscellaneous lines of Products, apart from Product Development for Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. As the Product Head - Commercial and Miscellaneous lines, he is responsible for building business strategies and capitalising on market opportunities. New product development and enhancement is also one of the key profiles managed by him. He has over two decades of General Insurance industry experience, spanning across technical and sales profiles, having worked extensively, across the country. He holds post-graduate degree in Agricultural Microbiology from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and graduation in Agriculture from University of Agriculture Sciences, Bangalore.