LEADING online financial matchmaking platform – Rubique Technologies, have appointed former Snapdeal CFO, Anup Vikal on their advisory board.
This move is part of Rubique’s aggressive growth plan for scaling up their business and march towards the market leadership position. As a strategic advisor, Anup will provide mentorship and guidance to Rubique’s team for achieving business growth and scaling up to reach deeper business pockets in the country.
Anup, with his exceptional leadership skills and vast experience, will direct Rubique in their critical transformational and scaling-up initiatives, by helping the brand undertake and complete the technology transformation, new lending projects, partnerships, and profitability. He will be working closely with the senior leadership team on financial, internal controls and operations for Rubique. Apart from this, his role will also involve a critical element of investment advisory and support the board in building a robust growth strategy.
Speaking on the announcement, Manav Jeet, managing director & CEO, Rubique said, “Anup brings with him, a wealth of experience across financial and other business verticals in areas of business mentorship and scalability. At this stage when Rubique is set to change the gears and ready to enter the market with renowned enthusiasm, Anup’s guidance will help us march in the right direction of making greater inroads across India with our tech-backed financial products and scaling-up to the next stage in evolution. His rich and diverse expertise will help us in accelerating our business growth in both domestic and international markets.”
With over 25 years of experience in spearheading multi-functionality roles in multiple sectors, across geographies, Anup has helped shape various businesses with his leadership and management abilities and is known for his detailed operational skills.
“India is evolving as a major fintech hub in the world and Rubique is a unique model in India serving individuals as well as SMEs. New technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, and blockchain are now a mainstream topic of discussion in many markets. And I’m happy to see that Rubique has rightfully focused on all these technologies to address the current gap & work efficiently with market realities. Such initiatives can simplify financial ecosystem, providing quick, easy and hassle-free access to credit. Digital technology integration into all areas of a business will bring value to their customers. But this landscape is constantly evolving & hence one must operate with agility. I would be happy to guide team Rubique in this competitive yet interesting domain” Anup Vikal said.
Over the years, Anup has helped several brands in business strategies including incubating and developing new businesses, mergers and acquisitions, portfolio management of group of businesses and implementing portfolio restructuring decisions, and has also incubated new businesses like education, travel retail and many more. He is a mechanical engineer from NIT, Surat.
Vikal was a part of organisations like Snapdeal, Interglobe, Bharti Airtel and Tata Finance Currently he is working as CFO at Essar Oil.
Rubique, since inception, has seen immense growth in terms of business numbers, loan approvals, and disbursements. The company has facilitated an overall loan disbursement of more than INR 2670 crore, of which over65% are being disbursed to SMEs. It has set up more than 82,000 credit cards and has a bank of over 267 financial products from the range of loans to insurance.