New Delhi: Zoomcar, a car sharing marketplace, announced the start of its activities in Indonesia and Vietnam on Tuesday. The expansion follows Zoomcar’s recent entry into the Philippines and Egypt.
Zoomcar has named Leo Wibisono Arifin as vice president and country head of Indonesia Operations, it said in a statement.
Before joining Zoomcar, Arifin worked for GOJEK, Indonesia’s largest technology company, as Head of Strategy.
Kiet Pham is joining Zoomcar as vice president and country head for the company’s expansion into Vietnam, the statement said.
Pham previously held senior management positions in companies such as GOJEK, OYO and Nielsen.
Pham is a firm believer in innovation as a vehicle for sustainability and strives to have a positive impact on the communities and organizations of which he is a member through innovation.
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“Leo and Kiet have more than a decade of experience and their expertise in startup management will prove crucial in establishing Zoomcar as the first car sharing platform on the market in Indonesia and Vietnam,” the statement said.
Greg Moran, CEO and co-founder of Zoomcar, said the company has always been focused on personal mobility.
“Indonesia and Vietnam have low vehicle ownership but large, emerging populations, which is a perfect opportunity for us to take advantage of it. We … to our growth in Indonesia and Vietnam, “he added.
Zoomcar launched India’s first personal mobility platform in 2013 and now has over 7,000 cars on its platform with a presence in five countries.
Zoomcar, headquartered in Bengaluru, enables users to rent cars on an hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis. It employs over 300 people and operates in over 50 cities across India. In 2020, Zoomcar launched Zoomcar Mobility Services, which includes the company’s SaaS-based mobility solutions, white label subscription services, and IoT-based driver behavior monitoring solutions.