BharatPe, India’s largest merchant payment and lending network company, has named Nishant Jain as Chief Business Officer. As a part of his new role, Nishant will be responsible for leading BharatPe’s next phase of growth and will work on the company’s future plans to level-up its footprint to 10 million merchants this year.
Nishant will be the 4th CXO at BharatPe joining the league with Vijay Agarwal (CTO), Nishit Sharma (Chief Revenue Officer) and Puneet Agarwal (Chief Risk Officer) in the core team.
Nishant has worked in leadership roles with Pepsi, the Coca Cola Company and Zomato. He has an dense exposure in sales, P&L, change management etc.
Ashneer Grover, Co-Founder & CEO, BharatPe said, “We are delighted to welcome Nishant onboard, he brings in a wealth of deep expertise in building & scaling up merchant focussed business, go-to-market teams and driving accelerated growth. His role will be crucial in growing our merchant network in India while generating & scaling the loan revenues for BharatPe. We will continue to add outstanding talent to capture this unprecedented opportunity and market we’ve found ourselves.”