Earned wage access platform Refyne appointed four senior executives as part of its leadership team. The fintech firm brings onboard Karthik Krishna as VP engineering, Krishan Agarwal as VP finance, Megha Sharma as VP people and culture, and Smriti Somani as VP, enterprise marketing.
With these new additions, Refyne looks to unlock strategic growth across key industry domains and retain its dominant position in the on-demand salary category in India.
The company’s team has grown more than three-fold in just a year, with a total employee base nearing 110, as of 2022. Founded in 2021, Refyne is currently partnered with over 200 corporates, enabling earned wage access for nearly one million employees in India.
Karthik Krishna joins Refyne as vice president, engineering, with more than 22 years of experience in fintech and telco, and more recently with Intuit India as a platform engineering leader. At Refyne, Karthik will be tasked with building the engineering culture and scaling the product to support millions of users. Karthik has previously worked with brands like Huawei and L&T Infotech.
Krishan Agarwal, vice president, finance comes with more than 15 years of experience in finance across industries - including IT, manufacturing/retail and financial services.
Megha Sharma has been appointed vice president, people & culture. Megha will lead creation of a diverse and inclusive environment, talent acquisition and retention and will focus on strengthening organizational culture.
Smriti Somani, Vice President, Enterprise Marketing, will be responsible for leading the marketing strategy for the enterprise business at Refyne. She will develop and lead the programs to generate brand awareness and accelerate the adoption of Refyne’s platform. Prior to joining Refyne, Smriti was associated with Zeta, as senior director- of marketing. She has extensive experience in B2B and B2C verticals and has worked with leading brands such as Audi, JM Financial, Colgate-Palmolive.