The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has appointed K. Viswanath as the new Chief Risk Officer of the organization. In his new role as the CRO, K. Viswanath would be taking charge of Enterprise Risk Management, Fraud Risk Management, Technology Audit & Compliance, Integrated Privacy Risk Committee and Information Security.
He would be in-charge of formulating and deploying risk governance as well as information security strategy for the organization to ensure smooth payment transactions in the ecosystem. Identifying strategies for risk mitigation at the organization level and reviewing risk policies on a regular basis would become a part of K. Viswanath’s responsibilities.
He would be reporting to Dilip Abse, MD & CEO, NPCI. Another aspect of his role would include shaping the risk culture of the organization and set up risk champions across different levels of the company to promote the culture of becoming risk-aware.