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BankBazaar appointed former Visa employee Vipin Kalra to lead the business growth internationally

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai

Online marketplace BankBazaar on Monday said that it will begin operations in Malaysia, strengthening its presence in South East Asia.

Further, to scale and steer its international operations, BankBazaar has appointed former Visa employee Vipin Kalra to lead the growth internationally.

"Buoyed by the positive sentiment and a progressive regulator, Malaysia's industry is poised towards the next phase of disruption. This complements BankBazaar's vision to enable, simplify and improve the value chain for consumers," Adhil Shetty, Co-founder and CEO, said.

In line with this vision to expand its foothold in south-east Asia, last month, BankBazaar announced an investment of Rs 5 crore in the Malaysian and an additional INR 10 crore in its

As part of its international expansion strategy, the company also plans to begin its operations across Australia, Hong Kong, and the over the next couple of years, it said in a statement.

Vipin Kalra joins from Visa where he held various senior level positions.

BankBazaar will deploy a team of 30 people to support its expansion in in addition to the 40-member team.

First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 15:46 IST