IndiaLends appoints ex Tata Capital CFO and COO Govind Sankaranarayanan as independent director
Govind Sankaranarayanan, former Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Tata Capital, has joined IndiaLends as an Independent Director.
Govind Sankaranarayanan, former Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Tata Capital, has joined IndiaLends as an Independent Director. Govind is presently co-founder of ESG investment firm ECube Investment Advisors. IndiaLends is a digital lending and borrowing marketplace.
Sankaranarayanan is an alumnus of BITS Pilani, IIM Bangalore and London Business School. He 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.
Sankaranarayanan was at 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.
Commenting on the appointment of Sankaranarayanan, IndiaLends CEO Gaurav Chopra said, “We are delighted to welcome Sankaranarayanan on the Board of IndiaLends. 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. Sankaranarayanan’s presence at IndiaLends will help the company consolidate its leadership position in the online lending space.”
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.”