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Cashfree Payments announces leadership change

The changes in the leadership team are expected to help the company accelerate its innovation and growth.
Cashfree Payments announces leadership change

Payments and API banking solutions company Cashfree Payments has announced the elevation of Arun Tikoo, who previously worked as SVP-Business and Strategy, as Chief Business Officer (CBO), and Ramkumar Venkatesan, who was SVP-Engineering as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). 

In his new role, Arun will be responsible for spearheading growth, partnerships, products, and expansion into newer markets. He will handle strategic partnerships, and go-to-market plans, and will be responsible for the company's development and growth, including market penetration and development on a global scale. 

Arun will also be responsible for strengthening the existing distribution network across industries and overseeing compliance, pricing, and operational setups of new product launches. He brings over 20 years of experience in Digital Banking, Payments, Trade Forex, Sales Execution across Wholesale Banking, Retail Banking, and Startups. Prior to Cashfree Payments, he has worked with organisations like SBI, Yes Bank, ICICI Bank, and HDFC Bank in various capacities.

In his new role, Venkatesan will be responsible for leading the organisation's technology, engineering, and innovation strategies, coordinating them with larger business objectives. He will be in charge of seamless technological and product integration, as well as the company's infrastructure, security, engineering, and product development. With over 20 years of experience in ad-tech, big data, e-commerce, and database technology spanning various geographies, Ramkumar has worked with organisations like Oracle, Yahoo, and Informatica in different capacities.

Akash Sinha, Co-Founder & CEO, Cashfree  Payments said, “I am sure that Ramkumar and Arun will help us in driving this growth at a rapid pace. They bring with them a wealth of knowledge, differentiated skills, and experience in the area of innovation, technology, Product, and Business. I am confident that we will be able to boost the operational functionality of current systems and develop new technological breakthroughs to improve the delivery of higher-quality services for our customers."

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