Lendingkart names Mukund Barsagade as Group Chief Financial Officer

Mukund Barsagade

Lendingkart Group has named Mukund Barsagade as the Group Chief Financial Officer, today. Mukund is a seasoned finance leader with over 28 years of experience in BFSI and IT.

Prior to this, Mukund was the CFO of Paytm Payments Bank, where he handled the financial management of one of India’s biggest digital banks, providing a variety of banking and payment services to millions of users.

Mukund will head Lendingkart’s Finance, Capital Markets, Legal, and Secretarial activities, playing a critical role in developing the company’s next phase of growth.

“Mukund’s deep financial and business experience, strategic acumen and leadership qualities makes him a vital addition to our team. He will be critical in helping to drive the step-up in Lendingkart’s performance that we are all determined to deliver. We look forward to working with him to deliver the action plan we have set out to drive our growth and realise our potential” said Harshvardhan Lunia, Founder and CEO, Lendingkart Group.

Mukund Barsagade, Group CFO, Lendingkart Group said “The lending tech space for MSMEs is a fast-growing opportunity and joining Lendingkart which is a leader in the space is extremely exciting. I look forward to working with the team and together, we will surely aid in achieving the company’s goal of simplifying finances for MSME’s across the country.”

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Mukund is a trained Chartered Accountant with a Diploma in International Financial Reporting (DipIFR) from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK. He has had finance leadership positions at major organisations and in matrix environments, including GE Capital, Experian, Transamerica, Utkarsh Small Finance Bank, and Fino Payments Bank.

Lendingkart Group, celebrating its Decennial year, is on a mission to make loans available to MSMEs across India through technology and data-first techniques.

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