PropertyGuru Appoints CTO Manav Kamboj to Lead Its Fintech Businessby Fintech News Singapore February 21, 2023
Southeast Asian proptech company PropertyGuru announced that its CTO Manav Kamboj will lead its fintech business as Managing Director (MD) with immediate effect.
Manav will lead the business, leveraging technology, data, and analytics to drive further digitisation of the home loan process and operational excellence.
He has been working closely with PropertyGuru’s fintech team since its inception, focusing on its technology systems and infrastructure.
Manav joined PropertyGuru Group as CTO in 2017 and since then has grown the technology team to double its size.
He has more than two decades of extensive experience in the consumer internet industry across e-commerce, mobile applications and technology consulting.
On top of that, Manav spent more than 7 years in retail banking, leading cross-functional teams in retail lending, product management and customer acquisition strategy.
The company had ventured into fintech with the launch of its mortgage marketplace PropertyGuru Finance in 2020 in Singapore. PropertyGuru’s mortgage business has brokered over S$3 billion in homes loans as of Q3 2022.
Hari V Krishnan, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, PropertyGuru Group said,
“Manav brings a strong skillset in technology and experience in financial services, combined with deep understanding of our markets and customer needs.
This will help in targeting our fintech ambitions starting with PropertyGuru Finance which is digitising the home loan process in Singapore. I wish him the very best for this new additional role.”
Manav Kamboj, Chief Technology Officer and Managing Director, Fintech at PropertyGuru Group said,
“I am excited about my new role as MD, fintech and the opportunities that are out there in helping Southeast Asians maximise the value of their property assets.
Our focus will be on developing products and solutions for the mortgage market that guide the home buyers’ financing needs and that are more often than not the biggest hurdle in their home ownership journey.”