As the Chief Operating Officer, Arsh leads Azentio’s integration and transformation programme, and heads the enabling functions of marketing, human resources, enterprise technology, legal & compliance, and business support. Arsh’s focus is on creating a world class software business – with a truly differentiated and respected brand; strong focus on people and their long-term growth; and with tools, policies and processes that support and enable leapfrog organic and inorganic growth.
Arsh was previously the CEO of Candela Labs, where he transformed and scaled the organisation over a five-year period, to create an insurtech business delivering digital and intelligent automation products with a gilt-edged client portfolio across APAC and Africa. Candela Labs was acquired by Azentio in June 2021.
In his previous roles Arsh has been the Group Strategy Head at Serco Group plc and Serco’s India CEO. He has also served as a partner at KPMG, leading the Strategic Solutions Group. Arsh served for many years as a trustee and board member of Head Held High, a charity focused on poverty reduction.
Arsh attended the Strategic Leadership Development Programme at Harvard Business School and holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in Management.
Outside of work, Arsh’s passions include photography and humour writing. He also enjoys golf and skiing. Arsh is based in London, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.