actyv.ai, headquartered at Singapore and a category creator in the enterprise SaaS with embedded B2B BNPL and insurance space, has onboarded Arvind Kathpalia, as an advisor.
An industry stalwart, with expertise in risk management, Arvind comes with over four decades of global experience across financial services. He was with Kotak Mahindra Bank as Group President and Chief Risk Officer and was responsible for future proofing and navigating it post the global financial crisis. He was also a Director on the Board of Kotak Mahindra Prime, Kotak Mahindra Investments Ltd and Kotak Infrastructure Debt Fund.
Prior to this, Arvind was with ANZ Grindlays Bank and later, Standard Chartered Grindlays Bank holding several senior positions across consumer banking, strategic planning, operations, technology and finance. He was ANZ's Director for International Business Process Reengineering based in Melbourne. Presently, he is a Director on the Board of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX).
"I’m delighted to welcome Arvind Kathpalia as an advisor to actyv.ai. His years of experience will lay a strong foundation in establishing the credit risk management framework, ensuring responsible and sustainable credit and delivering the much-needed transformation in the supply chain ecosystem,” said Raghunath Subramanian, founder and Global CEO, actyv.ai.
“It feels great to be a part of a built-to-last company with global ambitions, using cutting-edge technology in the critical supply chain arena. I look forward to being a part of this exciting growth story and will use my experience and expertise to set up the risk management framework. It will be a satisfying and enriching experience to mentor a young, motivated and talented team!” observed Arvind Kathpalia.