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Edelweiss Tokio Life named Kayzad Hiramanek as COO

Kayzad Hiramanek has been named Chief Operating Officer of Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance, a new addition to the company’s senior executive team.

Kayzad is a seasoned executive with 2.5 decades of experience managing operations, technology, and customer experience strategy for firms in a variety of industries. He will lead and execute the company’s Operations, Technology, and Business Excellence efforts at Edelweiss Tokio Life in order to increase scalability, agility, and cost efficiency. The organisation strives to establish operational resilience and sustainability under his functional management in order to weather business cycles and any unexpected catastrophes.

Commenting on the appointment, Sumit Rai, MD & CEO, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance said, “We want to foster an adaptive organization which can deliver value to our stakeholders. We believe operations and technology offers a strategic value at this time to bring efficiencies across processes and enable ease of business for our partners as well customers. We are confident that Kayzad’s leadership will infuse a renewed zeal to our efforts in building a technology-enabled and customer-focused business.” 

With a view to bolster its tech capabilities, the life insurer is also looking at adding talent with a keen understanding of new technologies and how those can fulfil customers’ evolving expectations.

Kayzad Hiramanek, Chief Operating Officer, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance said, “This is an exciting new inning for me at Edelweiss Tokio Life. The company is on an interesting journey to build a future-ready organization that can deliver a superior experience to customers and distributors. I am thrilled to be a part of this team that can help improve top and bottom-line metrics, and mentor high-performing professionals who can deliver effective decision-making across hierarchies.” 

In his previous experience, Kayzad has played an instrumental role in defining the Operations and Customer Experience strategy for organizations like Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, and Avantha Ergo Life Insurance. He has also been associated with Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, Taj Hotels and more in the past.

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