EarlySalary Strengthens Leadership Team as Part of Growth Strategy

Pune, Maharashtra, India EarlySalary, has appointed two senior industry professionals to its leadership team - Anil Sinha as Head, Engineering & Sandeep Raghunath as Head, HR.

EarlySalary, India’s largest consumer lending application, today announced the appointment of two senior industry professionals to its leadership team - Anil Sinha as Head of Engineering and Sandeep Raghunath as Head of Human Resources. This development is part of the FinTech startup’s strategy to achieve its mid-term objective of a balance sheet of around INR 2000 crores and to build the company into a unicorn over the next five years.

Anil Sinha as the Head of Engineering will be responsible for the technology aspects at EarlySalary. He is passionate about Technology and has strong Leadership skills driven by core human values. He has worked on various Techno-functional Leadership roles (with hands on code) and delivered complex products in the space of distributed data processing, especially related to trade processing and risk analytics. Anil is also the author of ‘Building Blocks of Blockchain’, an acclaimed non – fictional book which explains the core concepts of Blockchain, Bitcoin and Ethereum. Prior to joining EarlySalary, he was Vice-President at Deutsche Bank. He has also worked with Barclays Investment Bank, RBS Global Banking & Markets, Nagarro and Interra Information Technologies. He has a BTech in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

Talking about his new role Anil Sinha said, “It has been a wonderful first week at EarlySalary. I met different people and have started getting to know them and also understanding the system here. What drew me to the company in the first place, is the culture here. The environment is very open and conducive to innovation. Also, every employee of EarlySalary is obsessed with doing what is best for the customer, who is kept in mind for everything that we do here. I look forward to working with my colleagues and our customers to take EarlySalary to the next level.”

Sandeep Raghunath as Head of Human Resources will oversee the People Management at EarlySalary. He is a seasoned Human Resources leader and strategist. His areas of expertise are Strategic HRM, Diversity & Equality, Business Partnering of senior leaders, Change Management and Talent Management. He has held multiple roles both in India and overseas in the private and public sectors. He was a part of the British Government’s elite Civil Service Fast Stream programme and has worked with the Hon. Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister of the UK to conceptualise, implement and run the UK wide Whitehall Diversity Internship Programme, that seeks to encourage young people from under- represented backgrounds to consider a Civil Service career.

Elaborating on his new role, Sandeep Raghunath said, “We are looking to transform EarlySalary into a FinTech flagship organization that is an Employer of Choice and a  Best Place to Work. We are always scouting for great talent and are looking to hire more people who exemplify EarlySalary’s brand values. We are a data driven organization and will use data analytics to make business decisions.  One of our assets is our open work culture and high energy workplace which our team here capitalises on to learn more on the job.” 

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