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CarDekho Parent Girnarsoft Brings Former PwC Exec. Shobhit Mathur Aboard To Lead Strategic Initiatives

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Girnarsoft, which operates CarDekho, PriceDekho and BikeDekho, has made yet another important executive recruitment and has hired Shobhit Mathur, former associate director at PWC. He will be charged to lead strategic initiatives across verticals and incubate new businesses in his role at GirnarSoft.

Speaking on the appointment, Amit Jain, CEO and co-founder, GirnarSoft, said –

Shobhit has an extensive, in-depth expertise across the various business advisory verticals owing to his previous industry association. Bringing him onboard GirnarSoft at this particular juncture of our business journey is in line with our long-term growth strategy.

We are confident that Shobhit’s contribution and business expertise would be vital in driving the company towards the next level of our evolution.

GirnarSoft had also managed to bring other top level executives aboard in its quest to scale up. It earlier hired Deepali Gulati and Amit Agarwal from OLX, Ravi Gupta and Anirudh Singh from Snapdeal to head senior management roles.

Having a degree of Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and an MBA from the University of Melbourne, Shobhit’s work experience includes project and programme management, governance structures and framework, interface management, benefits management, project portfolio optimisation, data analytics for business intelligence, business analysis as well as quality assurance.

He was earlier associated with PwC as its Associate Director – Capital Projects & Infrastructure. He has also served as a Senior Management Consultant at Ernst and Young, and has worked in various capacities as a civil engineer with Hyder Consulting, Sinclair Knight Merz, SMEC Australia Ltd and the Indian Railways.

Girnarsoft has been constantly pushing its child company CarDekho to go big. CarDekho is currently drawing close to 20 million visits per month with 12 million unique visitors per month. The company acquired in 2014, in 2015 & Buying IQ, a comparative shopping portal to add to its portfolio. Today, CarDekho, Gaadi, and Zigwheels combined, clock over 33 million monthly visitors.

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