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Airtel Payments Bank onboards Anuj Bansal as chief financial officer

Anuj will lead the finance, banking operations and the supply chain function of the Bank.

Airtel Payments Bank, a multi-segment fintech operating at scale with a banking license, has announced the appointment of Anuj Bansal as its chief financial officer.

Anuj will be responsible for overall financial strategy, including corporate financial planning, budgeting, supply chain, and treasury management. He will be a part of the Bank’s executive committee and will be working closely with Anubrata Biswas, MD and CEO of Airtel Payments Bank.

Commenting on the appointment, Anubrata Biswas, MD and CEO, Airtel Payments Bank, said, “Airtel Payments Bank is rapidly expanding across all its lines of business and equally so in its depth and breadth of talent. The addition of Anuj with his vast experience across different industries combined with his deep domain knowledge will play a vital role in further powering the Bank’s unique position in India.”

Anuj added, "Airtel Payments Bank with its unique business model has been serving the financial needs of the country. It’s differentiated positioning gives it an advantage to be relevant and purposeful for Indian digital customers and that has ensured sustainable growth for it over the years. I look forward to collaborate with the team to support the Bank in achieving its strategic goals and expansion plans.”

He brings over twenty-three years of progressive experience in financial services and other sectors such as the automobile sector. His areas of expertise include business planning, investor relations, strategy formulation, global financial operations, finance and accounting management, and treasury Management.

Before joining Airtel Payments Bank, Anuj was with MasterCard India as vice president- financial planning and analysis, where he led the business finance centre for supporting the global FP&A operations for the organisation. Prior to this, he has worked with Max New York Life Insurance (now Max Life), Aviva Life Insurance Co. India, Royal Enfield (Unit of Eicher Motors) and others.

Anuj is a Chartered Accountant and an alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, from where he acquired his degree in Bachelor of Commerce.

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