Helpchat appoints Deena Jacob as CFO, ex-TaxiForSure CFO

Helpchat, a chat-based personal assistant app that helps you get more things done announces the appointment of Deena Jacob as its Chief Financial Officer. A chartered accountant with 14 years of rich experience, Deena brings the relevant expertise to steer Helpchat as it enters into a new phase of growth and development.

Speaking on her appointment, Ankur Singla, Founder and CEO, Helpchat said, “We are thrilled to have Deena on board. She has a lot of experience in managing finance and for start-ups, and shares our vision for Helpchat. Adding Deena to the executive leadership team as chief financial officer is sure to set the company ahead to deliver the future of messaging. Her experience at TFS, especially running a multi-city 80 people finance team, would come in handy for Helpchat.”

“I am excited to join the talented, ambitious and vibrant team at Helpchat, who are driven by a passion to bring in true disruption in the way things get done in India. I see immense potential in the goal of Helpchat, to help people get things done faster, in a world where an individual has a plethora of options but is constrained by time availability. I am impressed by the team’s achievements in the past, and I look forward to playing my part, as the company moves into its next stage of evolution,” said Deena Jacob, newly appointed CFO for Helpchat.

In her earlier stint, Deena has led Finance at TaxiForSure and Zansaar. Her experience in designing and setting systems that are nimble and efficient at each stage, building high performing teams and handling compliance and regulatory issues of new business models are some of the key assets that she brings with herself. She also has immense knowledge gained through funding rounds which will prove to be highly valuable at Helpchat.

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