Pine Labs, the leading merchant commerce platform, adding two new leaders to join its global senior leadership team, has announced the appointment of Varun Varma as the Head of Strategy and Corporate Development and Jagriti Bhattacharyya as General Counsel.
Commenting on the appointments, Amrish Rau, CEO, Pine Labs, said, “Today, Pine Labs is in one of its most exciting phases where we are building a complete omnichannel ecosystem for our customers, entering new markets, and forging strategic partnerships to engineer growth outside India. In this purposeful journey, I am delighted to welcome Varun to Pine Labs. His wealth of international experience in payments and fintech will be invaluable to us going forward. Equally thrilled to have Jagriti accept the role of General Counsel at Pine Labs. Some of the Key Verticals at Pine Labs such as Human Resources, Legal, and Online Payments are headed by women leaders and that says something about our continued commitment to build an Equal Opportunity organisation for all.”
“This is an exciting time to join Pine Labs. It is at a particularly exciting phase of its journey, and the fintech landscape in APAC and globally has never been more vibrant and dynamic. We are seeing tailwinds from secular, generational shifts in digitization and the growth of digital payment ecosystems. Pine Labs, with its merchant network, product stack, and growing international footprint is in a strong position to accelerate its momentum,” said Varun Varma, Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, Pine Labs.
Jagriti Bhattacharyya, General Counsel, Pine Labs, said, “Pine Labs is one of the organisations that are walking the talk on making a tangible difference to the ecosystem they are serving. I have long admired the way Pine Labs has grown from strength to strength. It is my great privilege to now join this organisation as its General Counsel and work closely with CFO Marc Mathenz and rest of the Senior Leadership team.”