Former Housing CEO Jason Kothari takes the helm at FreeCharge

Jason-Kothari_CEO-Freecharge-01_feE-commerce firm Snapdeal, operated by Jasper Infotech Pvt Ltd, has appointed Jason Kothari as the new chief executive officer of mobile recharge platform FreeCharge. Kothari will also continue his key leadership role as chief strategy and investment officer at Snapdeal, the company said in its statement. He replaces Govind Rajan, who exactly a month ago […]

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FreeCharge CEO Govind Rajan quits

Govind RajanFreeCharge chief executive officer Govind Rajan has resigned from the company just nine months after he was appointed to lead the Jasper Infotech-owned digital payments subsidiary. “It has been a unique privilege to helm FreeCharge in these exciting times of rapid growth and user-focussed innovation. I am confident that FreeCharge will achieve still greater heights […]

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FreeCharge partners Indus OS for direct integration, eyes 6 mn user base

Freecharge-Investment_Shah-JunaidMobile wallet firm FreeCharge has partnered with Indus OS, India’s second most popular mobile operating system, for direct integration on smartphones using the platform. With the move, FreeCharge expects to tap the 6 million-plus existing Indus OS user base and new users of Indus OS powered-devices. This is likely to boost its recharge transactions and […]

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We’ll focus on being a mobile payments firm, says FreeCharge’s Rajan

Govind RajanFreeCharge, the digital payments platform of Snapdeal, is increasingly playing an important role in the e-commerce company’s overall business strategy with both the entities cross-selling on each other’s platforms. According to a Nielsen report, FreeCharge holds the second position– after Paytm–in India’s mobile wallets space. But there is apprehension that the introduction of the Unified […]

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FreeCharge names Govind Rajan CEO, Kunal Shah chairman

freecharge_feSnapdeal-controlled digital payments platform FreeCharge has named Govind Rajan as the company’s CEO and Kunal Shah its chairman. Rajan is currently the chief operating officer while Shah is the CEO. In his previous stints, Rajan was the chief marketing officer (B2C) at Bharti Airtel Ltd and concurrently also served as the CEO of Airtel Money. […]

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Snapdeal ropes in former Airtel CMO as strategy head

E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal, which is run by Jasper Infotech Pvt Ltd, has appointed Bharti Airtel’s former chief marketing officer Govind Rajan as its new chief strategy officer. This is the latest in a series of top level appointments by Snapdeal in the past 12 months and the third from Bharti Airtel. As CMO for Bharti […]

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