As per the new role, Vikas Guru will oversee operations, reporting, governance, investor relationships, and Management Information systems for Cashfree.
Cashfree has appointed Vikas Guru as the Chief Financial Officer to fuel the next phase of its growth. He will oversee operations, reporting, governance, investor relationships, and Management Information systems. Guru will also play an active business partnering role within the leadership team to help ensure both top and bottom-line targets are met and continuously exceeded.
Vikas brings over two decades of experience across sectors such as financial services, retail, banking, and real estate. In a decade-long stint at FINO PayTech Limited, he led the organization to achieve scale and profitability facilitating organic growth capital and inorganic expansions.
Commenting on the appointment, Akash Sinha, CEO, and Co-Founder, Cashfree, said, “As Cashfree embarks on the next phase of growth, we are seeking out accomplished professionals who share our values and work ethics. We are pleased to welcome Vikas Guru, at a critical juncture of the Cashfree journey.”
“Vikas brings with him extensive experience in conceptualizing and implementing financial processes which are essential for an aggressively growing company like Cashfree. He has led teams across diverse industries and spearheaded finance operations in growth-centric organizations. We are confident that Vikas’s in-depth knowledge of financial planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate development will be invaluable as we continue on our journey to becoming one of the largest players, globally”, he added.
Vikas Guru, Chief Financial Officer, Cashfree, said, “This is an exciting time for Cashfree, and I am happy to join a team of extremely talented people fueling India’s next big story in banking technology and digital payments. With innovation at its core, Cashfree is one of the fastest-growing fintech in the country and I am sure that we will continue to create products and services which will benefit the entire ecosystem. I am looking forward to working with the team here in executing its strategic growth plans in India as well as in international markets. Together, we remain optimistic to capture the next wave of growth in the Cashfree journey.”