Plum appoints Zoheab Rehaman as head of people success

The employee health insurance company is planning to expand its team to 1000 by 2024


Plum, an employee health insurance platform, has appointed Zoheab Rehaman, as its head of people success. In this assignment, Rehaman will work closely with the founders as the Company is working on expanding its team from 100 employees to over 1000 in the next two years.

Rehaman, who comes with over 11 years of experience in leading people practices, has been associated with prominent startups and global corporations including Mu-Sigma, Pocket52, Scienaptic AI and Fintellix Solutions.

This mechanical engineer from the Viseswaraya Technological University, holds an MBA in human resource management and marketing from University of Wigan, UK.

After interning with Cisco and Intel Corp. in the 2008 to 2010 time period, he started his journey in HR with IGATE, where he joined the corporate HR team in Bengaluru. Two years later, he joined Mu Sigma Inc. as a senior business partner for two years. In 2014, he moved to Verisk Financial as business HR manager, playing HR business partner for teams in Bangalore, Mumbai, South Africa, Middle East and Vietnam.

In 2016, he joined Scienaptic as head – HR, where he built and scaled people processes in India and the US for three years.

His next stop was Pocket52, where he joined as chief of staff and head – HR in 2019.

Rehaman, who is “excited to join Plum’s vibrant and dynamic work environment”, plans to take his responsibility seriously, which will be “to build a robust team of diversified talent that can help Plum drive its mission.”

The organisation focuses on employee health and well-being, and allows all its employees to avail new initiatives launched for customers such as Plum Wellness, Plum Telehealth, mental health counselling with Mindpeers, and annual health check-ups.

The Company has grown its team 10 fold over the last one year and has recently appoint five senior leaders. It is looking to insure 10 million lives by 2024, and Rehaman will be in-charge of accelerating people expansion and success.

Abhishek Poddar, co-founder and CEO, Plum is confident that Rehaman’s “people-first approach will help us build a robust team, which values each other and are motivated to drive the broader organisational vision.”

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