BharatPe, India’s leading financial services company for merchants, on Wednesday announced another key addition to its leadership team with the appointment of Amit Jain as its Chief Risk Officer.
Amit, a seasoned professional in credit risk and portfolio management, will work closely with Ashneer Grover, BharatPe’s Co-Founder and CEO, and Suhail Sameer, BharatePe’s Group President.
Amit is the third addition to BharatPe’s executive team in 2021. Earlier this year, the company announced the appointment of Gautam Kaushik (ex-MD & CEO, PAYBACK) to lead the payments business, and Sumeet Singh (ex-Partner, Amarchand Mangaldas) as General Counsel and Head of Corporate Strategy.
Amit is a known name in the financial services industry, with over 17 years of experience in portfolio and credit risk management across consumer and SME lending, in renowned banking and financial institutions. Prior to joining BharatPe, Amit was the Chief Risk Officer for Consumer Lending at Bajaj Finance.