Baazi Games appoints Himank Tripathi as Chief Communications Officer and Spokesperson

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Himank Tripathi has been appointed as the Chief Communications Officer and Spokesperson for Baazi Games as part of the company’s efforts to improve its marketing and communication outlook.

By supporting the company’s concept of customer centricity and utilizing technology to address challenges, the senior appointment seeks to further improve Baazi Games’ leadership position in the real money gaming industry. Himank will be in charge of directing and guiding Baazi Games’ overall communication strategy in his current position.

Himank has led corporate communications and brand strategy for a variety of brand portfolios in the past. He also has almost 20 years of experience in stakeholder engagement and external communications across several industries.

Himank has led investor relations and external affairs at EaseMyTrip before joining Baazi Games. He has also worked with notable companies including Tata, Vodafone, Facebook, NASSCOM, Xiaomi, Magicpin, BlackBerry, and HP.

The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Baazi Games, Navkiran Singh, commented on Himank’s appointment saying, “Over the years, Baazi Games has been constantly contributing to nurturing the growth of the poker ecosystem and real money gaming sector in India. As we move into the next phase of growth, building and expanding our marketing capabilities is vital.

“We are pleased to have Himank onboard and his deep knowledge of marketing and communication across industries will be crucial to drive strategic conversations with both our internal and external stakeholders to further accelerate growth while strengthening our positioning in the industry,” he added.

Himank Tripathi said, “I am very excited to embark upon this new journey with Baazi Games. It’s inspiring to see the way Baazi Games has created a leadership position in Poker and the real money gaming sector with renowned platforms like PokerBaazi, BalleBaazi and CardBaazi. I look forward to working closely with the leadership team towards strengthening the brand’s communication strategy and addressing challenges to scale newer heights.”

The leadership announcement follows a year of rapid expansion and exciting developments for Baazi Games, including the eighth anniversary of PokerBaazi, the designation of Shahid Kapoor as PokerBaazi’s brand ambassador, the hiring of renowned poker players Muskan Sethi and Abhishek Goindi as game ambassadors, and the completion of India’s largest standalone poker tournament, Greatest of All Tournaments (G.O.A.T).