Cashfree, a leading digital payments and banking technology business, has named Vikas Guru as its new Chief Financial Officer in order to accelerate the company’s growth. Vikas will offer a new level of insight, experience, and strategy to Cashfree in order to drive change and establish an agile finance unit.He will be in charge of operations, reporting, governance, investor relations, and the Management Information System, among other things. Within the leadership team, he will also play an active business partnering role to ensure that both top and bottom-line targets are met and continually exceeded.
Vikas has more than two decades of experience in a variety of industries, including financial services, retail, banking, and real estate. During his ten-year tenure at FINO PayTech Limited, Vikas’ strong finance and consulting expertise, strategic planning, and results-oriented attitude helped the company attain scale and profitability, allowing for organic and inorganic growth funding.Vikas was featured in the CFONEXT100 as a financial controller.
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 is 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.”
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.”