Rubique, a one-stop online marketplace for financing needs of individuals & SMEs, has announced the appointment of two directors – Suresh Sethi, Ex-CEO & Managing Director of Vodafone M-Pesa and Alexia Yannopoulos, Director at Apis Partners LLP.
Speaking on the appointment, Manav Jeet, MD & CEO, Rubique said, “I am confident that their crucial insights would offer excellent leadership guidance for Rubique as we work towards bringing more efficiency in the entire loan eco-system so that we can establish ourselves as one of the few fintech players changing the landscape of the Indian financial services space.”
Suresh has a broad international experience of over 27 years in the Financial Services industry with Citigroup, YES Bank and Vodafone M-Pesa across India, Kenya, UK, Argentina and US. He has held senior CXO and Managing Director positions at Regional and Global levels across Sales, Product Development, Client Management, Business Strategy and Operations.
Commenting on getting onboard with Rubique, Suresh Sethi, Ex- CEO & Managing Director of Vodafone M-Pesa said, “Our payments and settlement systems rank amongst some of the best across the world. India is poised for a digital disruption, which is the first step towards having a data rich eco system. Models like Rubique are geared to leverage off the same by creating simpler individual and small business experiences to gain access to formal credit. I am glad to be part of this journey and hope to channelize my experience and insights to help Rubique scale up.”
Alexia has nearly a decade of experience in Financial Services, and she brings an in-depth understanding of financial and operational performance within the industry, having worked on several business transformation programs within the payments and broader financial services industry.
Prior to Apis, she was a VP at Anthemis, one of the leading VC investors and corporate advisors in Financial Technology, where she worked on investments and M&A transactions spanning a broad range of Financial Services, FinTech and Financial Infrastructure. Previously she worked at Deutsche Bank in the Financial Institutions team.
Commenting on her appointment, Alexia Yannopoulos, said, “I have been impressed by Rubique’s journey and the market presence it has established for itself in the fintech space. It’s thrilling to now be a part of this unique online marketplace for financial solutions. My immediate goal at Rubique would be to help them with international insights on similar models & help strengthen the company proposition.”
Rubique has been transforming the traditional lending process through technological interventions in an unprecedented fashion ever since its inception in 2014. The company’s products have enabled to disburse around 43000+ credit cards and realized $3.8 million revenue till date.