Bengaluru: Lendingkart Technologies Private Limited (a Lendingkart Group Company), India’s leading Financial services company today announced the appointment of three new senior executives to strengthen the company’s vision of financial inclusion for everyone.With an aim to further streamline its business, Lendingkart has expanded its leadership team with Sudeep Bhatia as its Group CFO, Bratindra Sanyal as SVP – HR and Deepesh Goel who join as VP – New Initiatives & Strategy.
Commenting on the recent appointments, Paroma Chatterjee, Chief Business Officer, Lendingkart said “In the last five years, Lendingkart has scaled its operations exponentially growing 3 times year-on-year. As we embark on our next wave of growth, we are building and solidifying a team of industry veterans from startups, banking and MNCs who will support our commitment towards empowering micro entrepreneurs. We are delighted to have Sudeep Bhatia, Bratindra Sanyal and Deepesh Goel on board and are confident that they will play a pivotal role in writing the next chapter of our ambitious journey.”
“Lendingkart is a great brand and has played a critical role in supporting business growth through equity and debt fundraising. In my new role, I look forward to driving growth opportunities and broad-based investor relations through operational excellence as well as heightened visibility in the capital markets.” said Sudeep Bhatia, Group CFO at Lendingkart.
Sudeep is a senior BFSI business leader with over 20 years of experience in Business Development and Strategy, Corporate Finance, Investor Relations, Financial Control, Taxation and Regulatory Matters. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and Certified Public Accountant, Sudeep has held several key leadership positions with large conglomerates, banks and financial institutions such as Macquarie, Tata Capital, Citi Financial and GE Capital across the world.
With his diverse experience in HR transformation, Bratindra Sanyal, SVP – HR, Lendingkart aims to increase productivity through effective and innovative HR strategy/policies. Elaborating on his role, Bratindra said “Lendingkart has been growing at a very rapid pace. While we continue to streamline the company’s policies, it is imperative to have a future ready workforce and fortify/equip the teams for a unified vision ahead.”
Bringing over 15 years of industry experience, Bratindra has successfully led the HR function across industries and geographies such as India, China, Philippines, Europe and America. Prior to Lendingkart, Bratindra worked with JP Morgan Chase, as well as HSBC, Genpact and Tata – AIG Life Insurance Co Ltd. in varying capacities.
Reflecting on what’s next for him at Lendingkart, Deepesh Goel of VP – New Initiatives & Strategy says, “In my role at Lendingkart, my focus will be on building new products and capabilities across geographies and domains. By undertaking first of its kind initiatives and products, we envision to transform the company as well as category as game changers of the financial services industry. By leveraging technology and data analytics along with suitably designed products and processes, we aim to enhance our reach to the last mile customers in India.”
Before joining Lendingkart, Deepesh Goel was amongst the core founding team members of CoinTribe Technologies. A seasoned management consultant with over eleven years of financial services experience, Deepesh has worked with leading consultants including BCG, EY and Deloitte on multiple local and international assignment for banks / NBFCs / AMCs etc. focusing on digital transformation, new market entry, new product development, business process engineering and developing thought leadership.
Aligned with the Government of India’s agenda of building financial inclusion, Lendingkart Finance works towards ensuring availability of credit for small and micro enterprises across the country that either do not have access to credit or are capital deficient currently.Since its inception, Lendingkart Finance (the NBFC arm of Lendingkart Group) has evaluated nearly half a million applications, disbursing 60,000+ loans to more than 55,000 MSMEs in 1300+ cities across all 29 states and union territories of the nation, making it the NBFC with the largest geographical footprint in the country.