Pragya Kumar appointed chief people officer of GirnarSoft


Kumar has over 15 years of experience in HR, and has worked with companies, such as SAIL, Mentor Graphics India Pvt Ltd and iBilt Technologies.

GirnarSoft has appointed Pragya Kumar as its chief people officer. The position was temporarily held by Ankur Agrawal, the business head of the Company’s insurance unit.

With this appointment, the Company has plans to add management structures, so as to accommodate the increasing workforce, through its acquisitions and expansion efforts. It also plans to work towards building cultural values in the organisation.

Kumar is a proficient HR professional with over 15 years of experience in HR. Prior to joining GirnarSoft, she had been working at for almost seven years, before quitting as the head of human resources.

She has also worked at companies, such as Mentor Graphics India Pvt. Ltd, iBilt Technologies, SAIL and Dorling Kindersley.

An alumna of Delhi School of Economics, Kumar has a master’s in human resources from Delhi University.

GirnarSoft is a company which operates automobile portals, such as CarDekho, Gaadi and Zigwheels. The Company is backed by Google Capital and has a total headcount of 2000 employees.

Commenting on the new appointment, Amit Jain, CEO of GirnarSoft said “Girnar aims to become one of the top 10 auto sites globally. Our current company culture has led to a successful business. However, with Pragya’s expertise, we will have an evolving culture that feeds our business objectives”.

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