Director & General Manager
General Insurance Corporation of India
Suraksha Bldg, 170 J T Road, Churchgate, Mumbai - 400 020
Mrs M Sashikala has taken charge as Director and General Manager at GIC Re on 28th December 2017. She brings with her 34 years of rich experience in the insurance industry.
Mrs Sashikala , a Graduate in commerce from University of Madras, ICWAI Intermediate and an Associate of Insurance Institute of India , began her career in the insurance industry in The New India Assurance Co. Ltd in December 1983.. She has served The New India Assurance Co. Ltd for nearly 27 years in several executive and leadership positions at field offices and Corporate Office , Mumbai . Her training at National Insurance Academy , Pune in Systems Analysis and Design has stood her in good stead. Her experience spans finance , Information Technology , customer relationship , and driving growth in retail , broker and bancassurance marketing channels . She had the privilege of being associated with the Business process reengineering initiatives at various field offices of New India Assurance Co. Ltd..
It has also been her privilege to be associated with several path breaking IT initiatives of the Company during her stint at corporate office , setting up of the MPLS network across over 1000 offices , introducing datawarehouse , portals and web based applications , core insurance project etc.
On her elevation as DGM in August 2010 , Mrs Sashikala had the privilege of serving United India Insurance Co.Ltd at the Corporate office , ushering in a slew of customer centric initiatives . The consolidation of the bouquet of online services was instrumental in enhancing the Company brand recall , culminating in several accolades in the platinum jubilee Year . The Company also made significant progress in its implementation of the end to end CORE Insurance Solution, the Human Capital Management system, Information Security Management System.
Mrs Sashikala was elevated and posted in National Insurance Co. Ltd in May 2014 , where she served as the CISO , CFO and led the IT team in the implementation of the end to end, tightly integrated , ERP comprising of core insurance solution , CRM , DMS , Financials , HRMS etc .
She also had the privilege in serving the Insurance Information Bureau of India , an organisation promoted by IRDA , on various committees from time to time.