Aviva Life Insurance has appointed Gyanendra Singh as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this capacity, he will be helping in shaping Aviva’s digital transformation, product development, innovation, research and development, information security and other innovation initiatives.
Singh’s leadership will be essential in harnessing the potential of emerging technologies, streamlining operational processes, and further enhancing Aviva’s digital products and services. He will report to Asit Rath, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD), Aviva, and will assume responsibility for product and technology.
“We are pleased to welcome Gyan to the Aviva India family. He has joined at an exciting time of growth and transformation. He brings exceptional leadership qualities and a profound understanding of the technology landscape. As we continue to invest in cutting-edge technology, Gyan’s leadership will be instrumental in helping us deliver innovative solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers,” said Rath.
With a career spanning more than two decades in the technology development sector of Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Singh’s expertise encompasses various areas such as application development, data engineering, business intelligence, platform engineering, information security, a range of Artificial Intelligence (AI) disciplines and vendor management.
“I am excited to take on this role at Aviva India and look forward to collaborate with professionals to deliver innovative technological solutions that will revolutionise the insurance experience for Indians. Together, we will continue to strengthen and drive our company’s success” commenting on the role, Singh said.
Before joining Aviva India, Singh served as the CTO at Toffee Insurance, where he successfully expanded and established digital insurance distribution and auto loan-aggregation capabilities. Prior to this role, he held the position of Director of Technology Development at BlackRock in India and Singapore, and also served as the Product Delivery Head at Polaris Financial Technology.