Fintech firm BharatPe has announced the appointment of two senior hires in its product team. Ex-PayTM, Pawan Pathak joins the team as Senior Vice President - Product, and former Flipkart employee, Abhishek Sharma has been appointed as Vice President - Product.
Pawan Pathak, Senior Vice President - Product, BharatPe stated on his appointment, “I am honored to be joining BharatPe and become a part of the company’s mission to transform the lives of small & mid-size retailers with fintech solutions. BharatPe is determined to become the de-facto fintech platform for merchants and together with the team, I am looking forward to playing a meaningful part in enabling India’s digital avatar.”
Pawan is a hands-on Product Leader who comes with over 14 years of experience working with some of India's top product technology startups, including Naukri, Yatra and Paytm.
Meanwhile, Abhishek has extensive experience in technology, marketing, analytics and has contributed immensely in building startups such as Flipkart, LimeRoad & Curofy.
On his appointment, Abhishek stated, “BharatPe’s astounding success within a short span of time attracted me to the company. I am truly excited to join the team and create new products on the immensely scalable BharatPe platform.”
As of now, BharatPe has established operations in 13 cities, serving over 10 lakh merchants across Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal, Nagpur, Chandigarh, Mysore, and Visakhapatnam. The company aims to bring over 25 lakh merchants in its network by the end of 2019.