AU Small Finance Bank has named Sharad Goklani as its new President & CTO. Goklani was earlier associated with Equitas Small Finance Bank as its EVP & Chief Technology Officer.
As a part of his new appointment, Goklani will be based in Jaipur Rajasthan. Prior to Equitas, he was associated with Bharti Airtel and Bharti Telesoft. He holds Master degree in computer application from Jaipur University.
According to the lender’s website, it has 728 Banking Touchpoints and over1.8 million customers.
AU was started 25 years ago by Sanjay Agarwal, a merit holder Chartered Accountant and a first-generation entrepreneur. As per the official website, it was founded in Jaipur in 1996 as Au Financiers, a non-deposit taking Non-Banking Finance Company (NBFC), it effectively worked on funding economic growth, especially for the under-served and un-served low & middle-class individuals.
Au Financiers converted into AU Small Finance Bank in April 2017 after receiving the license from RBI.