Grab names Philipp Kandal as new Chief Product Officer
He will lead the product vision and strategy for Grab.
Philipp Kandal, who was involved in the development of GrabMaps, will serve as Grab’s Chief Product Officer starting 1 February.
Amongst his responsibility as Chief Product Officer is to oversee the Product, Design and Analytics teams and lead the product vision and strategy for Grab.
Kandal first joined Grab in October 2019 as the lead of the engineering and data science teams for Geo, the vertical that powers location-based intelligence and services.
He then became the head of the entire Geo organization, managing the business, product and tech functions.
In 2022, he also began overseeing the Fulfillment product and tech teams that ensure bookings and orders are efficiently and reliably fulfilled.
“Philipp will continue to lead the Geo organization in addition to his Chief Product Officer responsibilities,” Grav said.