India, June 26, 2023: Ayekart, a FinTech and integrated digital technology platform for the food and agri value chain, has announced the appointment of Kunjal Thackar as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Co-founder. This move aligns with the company’s aim to bolster its leadership team, lead fintech empowerment for SMEs and MSMEs, and drive innovation in business during Ayekart’s significant growth phase.

With a proven track record, Kunjal brings extensive experience as a CFO and senior finance leader in prominent energy, infrastructure, and real estate companies. Notably, he served as CFO and Director at Hiranandani Group, where he played a pivotal role in implementing infrastructure projects, raising finance, and completing large-scale M&A deals.

“We are delighted to welcome Kunjal to our team as CFO and Co-founder”, said Debarshi Dutta, Co-founder and CEO of Ayekart. “With his rich industry experience and financial expertise, we are confident that he will play a pivotal role in propelling our company towards the next phase of growth. Kunjal’s leadership will be instrumental in positioning Ayekart as a prominent player in the financial technology sector and expanding into new markets. His profound financial knowledge, strategic mindset, and exceptional leadership skills instil unwavering confidence in us that he will drive our financial growth and ensure the company’s continued success.”

 Kunjal Thackar

“I am excited to be a part of Ayekart Fintech and contribute to its growth trajectory”, expressed Kunjal Thackar. “By focusing on initiatives such as fundraising, IPO planning, solidifying robust governance processes, and securing more cost-efficient financing, I aim to position Ayekart as a frontrunner in the financial technology sector and drive its expansion objectives.”

Throughout his career, Kunjal has been recognized for his ability to develop tailored financial strategies and forge effective partnerships with CEOs and senior management. He is renowned for his expertise driving robust governance processes and spearheading digital transformation initiatives, including RPA, automation, and data-driven decision-making.

With over 25 years of diverse financial leadership experience in renowned companies, including Western Concessions Limited (Hiranandani Group), Pipeline Infrastructure Limited (A Brookfield Company), Gujarat Gas Limited, BG, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Kunjal brings unparalleled expertise in optimizing fiscal health, implementing robust governance processes, and driving strategic growth initiatives.