IndiaLends announced the appointment of Govind Sankaranarayanan, former Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Tata Capital, as an Independent Director on the Board of IndiaLends. Govind is presently co-founder of ESG investment firm ECube Investment Advisors.
IndiaLends CEO Gaurav Chopra said, “We are delighted to welcome Mr Sankaranarayanan on the Board. His immense expertise, knowledge and experience in financial services will further strengthen our portfolio of digital and online financial products including personal and unsecured loans, credit reports and credit cards. Mr Sankaranarayanan’s presence at IndiaLends will help the company consolidate its leadership position in the online lending space.”
Govind Sankaranarayanan said, “I am excited to be associated with IndiaLends, which has a deep knowledge of financial technology and data analytics. I look forward to working with IndiaLends, and making financial products affordable and easily available to the common man.”
An alumnus of BITS Pilani, IIM Bangalore and London Business School, Govind Sankaranarayanan helped co-found Tata Capital in 2007. Under his leadership Tata Capital’s Retail and Housing Finance business grew to Rs 34,000 crore and employee strength to over 4,000. He was in the forefront of Tata’s globalisation efforts at Tetley UK and Tata Communications in the US and Canada. Sankaranarayanan was a member of the Banking and Finance Committee of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Economic Affairs and Accounting Standards and Private Equity Committees of the CII, committees of the RBI.