Our leaders are passionate about creating a mature merchant platform while retaining the agility and energy of a new-age technology firm.
Founder & ChairmanLokvir Kapoor is responsible for starting Pine Labs on its merchant commerce journey in 2004. He remains deeply committed to Pine Labs' vision of helping merchants succeed. He lives in New Delhi with his family.
Chief Executive OfficerAmrish worked with large banks to implement payments and delivery channel strategies at the beginning of the fintech revolution in India. Later, he started, built and sold off CitrusPay. Amrish mentors several start-ups across Asia. He is also a Squash father and sports enthusiast.
President & COOFormer MD/Country Head India subcontinent and APAC Head of Merchant Services at First Data/ Fiserv. Proven entrepreneur leading large turnarounds, rapid growth and start up stories in payments and insurance. Loves to work with boundaryless teams and build deep resilient businesses. SRCC grad, IIM Lucknow MBA.
Chief Experience OfficerAjith Prabhu has wide experience in handling customer process and quality. He has oversight of customer experience and field operations. He is a marathon runner and a fitness enthusiast.
Chief People OfficerAnu Mathew is an experienced human resource management and leadership development professional. Before Pine Labs, she led Human Resources at Qwikcilver for five years. Anu is a movies buff and adventure sport enthusiast.
Chief Marketing & Communications OfficerGayatri is responsible for expanding the relevance of the brand among key audiences across India and international markets. In her free time, she runs Saptasajya Foundation, a not-for-profit that helps students and artisans.
Chief Risk OfficerKrishnan Iyer thrives on risk assessment and management. Before joining Pine Labs, he was the Chief Risk Officer at Reliance Home Finance Ltd. He loves solving sudoku and listening to rock music from the '70s-'80s.
President - Gift, Prepaid and Stored ValueKumar co-founded Qwikcilver in 2006 and built it to become one of the largest providers of gift solutions in India, South East Asia and Middle East. His singular focus is on bringing innovations into the stored value space.
Chief Business OfficerKush Mehra has built an impressive Pine Labs network of bank and brand partners that make our merchants successful. Prior to joining Pine Labs, Kush worked at Visa Inc., American Express and Citibank. He is a travel and fitness enthusiast.
Head of Petroleum BusinessRakesh helped build the petroleum retail payment business at Pine Labs. He continues to lead this business 16 years later. He is an astronomy enthusiast.
Chief Financial OfficerSameer Maheshwary has extensive experience in the areas of payments, retail and corporate lending, credit cards, equipment leasing, receivables financing and real estate financing. Sameer likes to play golf.
Chief Technology OfficerSanjeev Kumar built the core technology that powers our merchant commerce platform. He leads a team of smart innovators. He enjoys reading Indian mythology and poetry.