Bangalore, February 26, 2016: Leading India-based online financial marketplace, BankBazaar.com, has initiated its international business expansion within Asia with special focus on Singapore.
The company also announced the appointment of Aman Narain as Chief Executive Officer for International Markets who will help globalize company’s "made in India" intellectual property. In addition, with an aim to strengthen international presence, BankBazaar.com will subsequently focus on other growth markets including Malaysia, Philippines and UAE.
A digital banking veteran, Narain was previously the Global Head of Digital Banking at Standard Chartered Bank, where he was responsible for all direct to consumer channels, including Online, Mobile & ATMs as well as all internal digital channels and social media. Narain graduated with honors in International Relations & Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and has an MBA at INSEAD. As early as 2011, Narain was recognized as one of the eight global leaders changing Banking and Technology, and has since pioneered a number of industry firsts across Social Media, Mobile Banking and Payments.
Says Adhil Shetty, co-founder and CEO BankBazaar.com: “This is an exciting time for us at BankBazaar.com. We are growing rapidly and are consolidating our position as the largest financial marketplace in India. It is time we slowly begin to spread our wings and launch our brand in international markets. Singapore became our first choice as the government and regulators are very supportive. We are trying to build a strong international team. Aman, with his background of having transformed channels into one of the largest and most preferred banking digital real estates in the world serving over 10 million people in 35 countries, is just the right person to lead this initiative.”
BankBazaar.com hosts the widest range of financial products from over 50 of the biggest public and private sector banks, NBFCs, and insurance companies in India and gets an average of 5,000,000 visitors per month.