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    Zoomcar launches in Indonesia and Vietnam- announces appointment of country heads

    Published on September 21, 2021

    Leo Wibisono Arifin appointed as Vice President & Country Head in Indonesia

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    Kiet Pham appointed as Vice President & Country Head in Vietnam

     Zoomcar, the largest car sharing marketplace covering emerging markets today announced the launch of their operations in Indonesia and Vietnam.  Zoomcar, which dominates the self-drive car rental market in India, has expanded to other Southeast Asia markets following their recent entry into Philippines and Egypt and appointed country heads in Indonesia and Vietnam to help scale their business.

    As the Vice President & Country Head, Leo Wibisono Arifin will lead Zoomcar’s operations in Indonesia. Prior to joining Zoomcar, Leo worked for Indonesia’s largest tech company GOJEK as the Head of Strategy. Leo has a proven track record in growing a multimillion dollar cross-product P&L outside Jakarta, leading and building a high performing team which consists of >100 multidisciplinary professionals and leading company-wide major business turnaround, profitability improvement and growth initiatives. Leo joins Zoomcar to expand its mission in revolutionizing mobility sector in Indonesia, the largest SEA country that is also known as Digital Archipelago.

    Kiet Pham joins Zoomcar as the Vice President and Country Head for the company’s expansion into Vietnam. Kiet previously has held senior management positions in companies like GOJEK, OYO and Nielsen. Kiet strongly believes in innovation as a vehicle for sustainability and is committed to making positive impacts to communities and organizations that he is a part of, through innovation.

    Leo and Kiet come with over a decade’s experience and their expertise in start-up management will prove vital in establishing Zoomcar as the first-to-market car-sharing platform in Indonesia and Vietnam.

    Commenting on Zoomcar’s international expansion and appointment of new country heads Greg Moran, CEO & Co-Founder Zoomcar said, “At Zoomcar, we have always been focused on personal mobility and with our recent entry into Philippines and Egypt we are happy to announce our foray into other Southeast Asia markets.  Indonesia and Vietnam have low levels of vehicle ownership but large, upwardly mobile populations creating a perfect opportunity for us to leverage. We are thrilled to welcome Leo and Kiet as our new country heads and look forward to benefiting from their experience of scaling up aggressively and building synergistic partnerships contributing to our growth in Indonesia and Vietnam.