Carsome Names Chet Sin As New Chief Technology Officer

Kuala Lumpur, 30 September 2019 – Carsome, Southeast Asia’s leading online used car platform has named Chet Sin (“Chet”) as its latest Chief Technology Officer (“CTO”) to spearhead new product development and will lead the engineering, product and infrastructure team to drive regional expansion. His focus will be to innovate and push boundaries in the development of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data infrastructure to provide best-in-class digital experience, as the Company seeks to expand into a one-stop solution for all automotive needs.

 

Chet joins Carsome as CTO after serving as the Head of IT and Digital Commerce at FWD Insurance, based in Hong Kong, where he was responsible for overseeing all iFWD Insurance’s technology operations to meet the company’s transformation needs. Chet brings approximately 10 years of system development and product execution expertise to Carsome. Prior to iFWD Insurance, Chet was Head of Commercial Systems in AirAsia BIG where he spearheaded the system development for the successful integration of online travel retailing into the loyalty business.

 

“Carsome has established itself as one of the leading regional players in the automotive industry in a short span of four years since our inception in 2015. Chet’s extensive experience in driving transformative innovations across different industries will be an invaluable asset to us as we expand our offerings to be a one-stop solution for all automotive needs, in our pursuit to drive Southeast Asia’s automotive industry forward,” said Eric Cheng, Co-Founder and CEO at Carsome. “We are just beginning to tap the power of technology in bringing convenience and transparency to the used car supply chain and I’m confident that Chet will lead the charge in realising our vision.”

 

“I’m impressed by the vision of Carsome in transforming the automotive industry through technology. It’s an amazing opportunity to be part of Carsome’s expansion and my goal is to leverage my experience in the design and implementation of digital transformation plan to help actualise Carsome’s vision and provide the best-in-class digital experience,” said Chet.

 

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