Zoomcar hires FreeCharge's Rajesh Bysani as chief product officer

Self-drive car rental company Zoomcar has appointed Rajesh Bysani as its chief product officer.

Zoomcar said in a statement that Bysani's experience and leadership skills will help them improve its product offerings and expand into newer markets. He will be based out of Zoomcar's Bengaluru headquarters.

Prior to Zoomcar, Bysani led product & growth functions at Snapdeal-owned online recharge & utility payments platform Freecharge for nearly three years.

Before that, he was the AVP - Products at redBus where he led the company's consumer product & helped launch its mobile strategy for more than two and half years.

"Our goal is to become the most trusted, efficient and flexible self-drive car rental platform in India. Robust product and technology innovation is critical for us to achieve that objective" said Zoomcar co-founder & CEO Greg Moran "Our overall customer experience is one of the key verticals of our technology infrastructure and we are looking at strengthening it further to offer a superior experience to our customers. Rajesh comes with best-in-class product and technology leadership experience, global exposure and an entrepreneurial mindset"

This appointment comes a month after raising $24 million Series B round of funding led by Ford Smart Mobility, a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company.

"With this capital we plan on expanding our Zoomcar Associate Program (ZAP) which allows users to buy cars registered in the name of Zoomcar," Moran had said at the time of fundraising.