Lentra today appointed Haribandhu Patra as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Bhuvaneswar Naik as the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). The new appointments will enhance Lentra’s ability to rapidly scale-up operations and launch innovative technology platforms that empower banks and financial institutions to democratize credit in India.
Lentra’s innovative platform empowers banks and financial institutions in India to democratize credit. More than 50 banks and financial institutions have processed over 13 billion transactions on Lentra Lending Cloud. The new appointments will help accelerate Lentra’s growth as it expands its footprint in India and across the world.
Haribandhu Patra has more than two decades of experience in leading Finance teams at several global financial technology organizations. At Lentra, he will focus on enhancing shareholder value.
Bhuvaneswar Naik has over 25 years of experience in managing Human Resource functions at leading global technology organizations. He brings deep expertise in building dynamic workplace culture and global talent management programs. At Lentra, Bhuvaneswar will focus on human capital management while creating a high-performance culture.
On the appointments, Shrihari Gokhale, COO, Lentra said, “We are building a world-class leadership team to accelerate our growth. Hari and Bhuvan are industry veterans who have scaled many global technology organizations. Their track records of consistent results and dynamic leadership will solidify our position for long-term success.”
Haribandhu Patra, CFO, Lentra said, “I am excited to be a part of Lentra’s growth story. As Lentra embarks upon the next phase of the growth journey, delivering value to all our stakeholders, including associates, clients, and shareholders along with the company’s financial wellness and regulatory compliance will be the key focus area for me. ”
Bhuvaneswar Naik, CHRO, Lentra, said, “Today, it has become extremely crucial for businesses to foster a healthy and supportive relationship with its employees. As Lentra continues to create new generation technology solutions, my aim will be to guide the company’s cultural evolution and attract and retain high-performing talent. I consider this move an opportunity to join hands with the leadership team of Lentra to support the brand in creating a niche for itself in the arena of digital lending.”
In his previous stint, Haribandhu spent 10 years as the CFO & COO of Fiserv India, where he focused on functional areas of finance, taxation, legal and general administration. He has also been the CFO at leading financial institutions, such as BNY Mellon and Barclays Technology Centre, India. Bhuvaneswar has held multiple senior and global leadership roles at various international organizations, such as SAP, Capgemini, and Yahoo.