Online travel aggregator, EaseMyTrip, has recently named Abani Kant Jha as its Chief Finance Officer. He would be responsible for the strategic finance, accounts and commercial functions of EaseMyTrip and will report to Nishant Pitti, CEO, EaseMyTrip.
On his appointment, Nishant stated, "I am extremely happy to announce that Abani Kant Jha will now be heading EaseMyTrip’s finance vertical. His professional expertise will be highly valuable for us as we enter into the next phase of growth. I’m extremely confident that we would be able to better identify and manage risks related to finances for our company and capitalize on our business.”
Kant comes with almost 13 years of experience, having worked with corporate groups like Aditya Birla Chemicals (Thailand) Limited, Koutons Retail India Limited and Container Rail Road Services Private Limited, etc prior to joining the travel aggregator. He holds an MBA from GlobalNxt University, Malaysia and is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
In his new role, Abani will be the key interface between the corporate office and operations teams. He would also focus on managing end-to-end financial functions of the company along with providing insights into the financial decision-making process through analysis, financial projections and reporting scalable financial controls in operations.