FreeCharge appoints Anand Sinha as Director – Partnerships & Strategic Initiatives
: India’s fastest growing digital payments platform, FreeCharge has announced the appointment of Anand Sinha as Director – Partnerships & Strategic Initiatives.
Anand has previously co-founded PressPlay – India’s first Omni channel entertainment platform and headed sales for Zomato nationally. Anand brings to the table deep passion and experience of working in a startup landscape along with an intricate understanding of partnerships and consumer products.
In his new role, Anand will be leveraging his experience in leading both the online and offline partnerships to help FreeCharge scale up its merchant operations at lightening pace, along with working on several key strategic initiatives for the firm.
“We are absolutely delighted to have Anand on-board. At FreeCharge, we are committed to elevate our services and products through infusion of a right mix of talent and experience in our team. We are certain that with his experience and business understanding, we will be seeing huge growth and success for the organization in the coming days.” said Govind Rajan, Chief Executive Officer, FreeCharge.
Speaking on his appointment, Anand Sinha added “With a start in consumer shift towards digital money and a relentless focus of our Government on digital transactions, the payments landscape is at an very exciting stage. I look forward to the experience with FreeCharge and aim to deliver great success for the firm in these exciting times. I feel privileged and proud at having started this journey with FreeCharge.”
Anand, started his career with D.E. Shaw financial research team and is an alumni of Christ College, Bangalore.
FreeCharge is India’s fastest growing digital payments platform. Consumers across the country use FreeCharge to make prepaid, post-paid, DTH and Electricity bill payments for numerous utility service providers, fuel payments, travel & commute bookings, food delivery and dining, movie and events tickets, both online and offline shopping in addition to other leading online and offline merchants. FreeCharge has millions of registered users, is PCI DSS compliant for information security and is at the forefront of the mobile commerce revolution with over 90 per cent of transactions originating from mobile. FreeCharge Go, the virtual card was launched in January 2016, making FreeCharge wallet the universally accepted wallet in India.