Former Flipkart executive, Sandeep Patil, has joined Truecaller in the role of Managing Director of India operations. This appointment comes at the heels of the announcement that the Sweden-based spam identification service is also planning to launch a lending business for companies and institutions, in India.
Based in Bengaluru, Patil will be overseeing teams based in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru as well. Moreover, his new role includes fast-tracking the global revenue growth of the company in addition to helping spread the organization’s footprint all over India.
Apart from having worked in the e-commerce leader, Flipkart, Patil has previously worked in McKinsey & Company, based in London. Patil hopes to improve the customers’ economic growth through the lending business arm of Truecaller.
“Sandeep’s expertise and experience in consumer technology, financial services, and his strong global strategic experience will definitely help Truecaller fast track many of the ambitious plans and take it to the next level,” said Alan Mamedi, CEO and Co-Founder, Truecaller, according to media reports.