Earthport, the cross-border payments service provider has strengthened its board with the addition of Sajeev Viswanathan, President, Global Strategy.
Experienced banker and entrepreneur, Sajeev spent over 18 years with Citigroup, where he served as Managing Director in the Global Transaction Services (GTS) business amongst other leadership roles. More recently Sajeev held the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the microfinance company Bhartiya Samruddhi Financial Services Ltd. (BASIX) and also served on the board of micro payments company BASIX Sub-K iTransactions. Sajeev joined Earthport in June 2014 as President, Global Strategy to manage Earthport's international growth reporting to Hank Uberoi, Chief Executive Officer.
Hank said: "With his background, experience and detailed understanding of the cross-border payments world, we're really pleased to have Sajeev on board. Under Sajeev's leadership we are accelerating Earthport's growth to further serve the needs of our global clients."
Sajeev said: "Earthport's pioneering business model simplifies cross-border payments by delivering them seamlessly to local clearing systems through a worldwide network of partner banks. Real-time validation, a high performance platform and a robust compliance and control framework makes Earthport a compelling alternative to conventional cross-border payment models. I am excited about joining the board and working with Earthport's world-class team to create significant value to our clients, the customers they serve and all our other stakeholders."
Sajeev currently splits his time between Bangalore and London.