Singaporean Insurtech Igloo Partners Pine Labs to Expand Its Footprint in Malaysiaby Fintech News Malaysia December 17, 2021 0 comments
Singaporean insurtech firm Igloo announced a new partnership with digital payments service provider Pine Labs, marking the extension of its regional footprint in Malaysia.
Through the partnership, Pine Labs will offer shoppers hassle-free and easy mobile phone protection solutions under the IglooCare Programme.
The Mobile Phone 360 and Phone Screen Protection are currently available on Pine Labs’ platform.
The protection covers both repair and replacement of the gadget by up to 100% of the gadget retail price, offered through Igloo’s dedicated nationwide IglooCare repair and service network in Malaysia.
Pine Labs is currently used by over 246,000 merchants in 3700 cities and towns across India and Malaysia.
The partnership comes on the heels of its appointment of Amitabh Singh as Country Manager for Malaysia.
He will be responsible for Igloo’s overall country operations across business development, partnerships, marketing and operations.
With nearly two decades of experience in financial services, he has held several leadership roles across Southeast Asia.
In addition to that, Igloo is expanding its team in Malaysia and making key hires across business development, operations, customer service and sales management.
Amitabh Singh as Country Manager, Malaysia at Igloo said,
“We are happy to partner with Pine Labs to offer our best-in-class IglooCare phone protection solutions.
These lifestyle-focused solutions allow consumers to experience minimal disruption and financial loss to their daily lives – across multiple categories including Electronics & Durables, Health Benefits products, Lifestyle coverage and SME solutions – all of which are enabled through our technology platform,”
“We are very happy to be partnering with technology platform like Igloo to enable us to expand protection offerings to our merchants.
At Pine Labs, we are always striving to get the best products and services for our merchant partners and we find Igloo provides us the best platform in terms of options and roll out flexibility,”
said Chayan Hazra, Head of Payment Business – APAC for Pine Labs.
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