- Mr. Kumar comes with over 38 years of cross-functional expertise in banking and financial services
- Will play a vital role in strengthening Vayana Network’s partnerships across financiers and accelerate access to trade finance for supply chains
National, July 07, 2021: Vayana Network, India’s largest Supply Chain Finance Platform, today announced the addition of Mr.Aneish Kumar as Senior Business Advisor and member of its FI Advisory Board. Aneish Kumar is an accomplished career banker, and comes with more than 38 years of commercial and international banking experience. He will play a vital role in strengthening Vayana Network’s global financing network and partnerships. Before joining Vayana Network, Mr. Kumar was the Managing Director and Country Executive of BNY Mellon in India where he led the development and implementation of the bank’s strategies for India and Asia. He comes with cross-functional expertise in Banking and financial services along with a deep knowledge of Trade Finance and Payments.
Sharing his thoughts, Mr. Aneish Kumar, Senior Business Advisor, Vayana Network said, “Having spent the majority of my career in the BFSI sector, the learnings and experiences have been immense. I strongly believe that Vayana’s platform is a winning solution for those banks and companies looking for a unique way to build and promote their Trade finance and supply chain financing needs. Vayana Network has come a long way in building India’s largest and finest Fintech for Supply Chains. I am excited to contribute to the company’s journey in expanding the business globally. “
Ram Iyer, Founder & CEO, Vayana Network said, “Aneish’s cross-functional expertise in banking and financial services domain will be a great asset to Vayana. We are delighted to welcome him on board. With Vayana poised for its next phase of growth, we look forward to working with Aneish, leveraging his expertise in making Vayana Network the defacto Trade partner for financiers and corporates alike.”
Vayana Network is India’s largest Supply Chain Finance platform, has enabled the financing of over USD 7 Billion (INR 55,000 crores) to over 50,000 MSMEs across 400+ supply chains in 25 different industries. Vayana connects corporates and their trade ecosystems to provide digital, convenient, and affordable access to credit for their payables and receivables. Vayana is also India’s leading GST and eInvoicing compliance partner to businesses of all sizes. Vayana recently launched a unique MSME Health Monitoring tool – the Good Business Score, in collaboration with CRIF Solutions, the leading provider of analytics, scoring, and decision solutions. The company’s network today spans 600 cities and 1150+ pin codes in India and extends to 20 countries across the globe.