Mumbai, January 21, 2022: NeoGrowth, India’s leading SME digital lender, has appointed its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Arun Nayyar, to the company’s Board of Directors.
He has been designated as Whole-time Director & CEO, and with this appointment, the Board now comprises nine members.
Nayyar, 45, has more than two decades of rich experience in the BFSI industry, and has spent the last 12 years in leading early and growth stage MSME lending businesses. Prior to NeoGrowth, Arun Nayyar was with Edelweiss Financial Services where he had been the ‘Chief Executive Officer – SME Lending’. He has also worked with Citibank and CRISIL. He is a Chartered Accountant by qualification.
He served as CEO of NeoGrowth since August 2018. Under his leadership, the company has been focusing on innovation with proprietary technology. He has played an instrumental role in advancing the digital loan journey for NeoGrowth customers, increasing its branch network, adding to its product range, and growing the portfolio. The company has also navigated through multiple challenges including the outbreak and aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been a clear focus on building technology, use of analytics and staying at the forefront of latest industry developments.