Bharatpe appoints Amit Jain as chief risk officer
Digital payments firm Bharatpe has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Amit Jain as its chief risk officer. He joins Bharatpe from Bajaj Finance.
Jain will work closely with Ashneer Grover, Bharatpe’s CEO, and Suhail Sameer, Bharatepe’s group president.
Amit Jain is a known name in the financial services industry, with over 17 years of experience in portfolio and credit risk management across consumer and SME lending, in renowned banking and financial institutions.
Commenting on the appointment, Ashneer Grover, co-founder and CEO at Bharatpe, in a statement said: “Talent at Bharatpe is an amalgamation of Grade-A operators with industry experience and passion to do things differently. I look forward to working closely with Amit to build a differentiated lending team and business with a wider set of products for our merchants.”
Jain added: “In just 2.5 years, Bharatpe has built an entrenched network of over 6 million merchants across 100 cities. It has been able to enable credit for lacs of small merchants even in the times of the pandemic and has emerged as the flagbearer of B2B fintech lending in India. These are exciting times in the digital lending industry and I look forward to work with this incredible team at Bharatpe.”
Bharatpe was co-founded by Ashneer Grover and Shashvat Nakrin 2018. It has already established its operations across cities and serves over 10 lakh merchants in India.
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