JOHANNESBURG – The Africa’s pioneer digital Banking outlet DafriBank this week unveiled its new CEO. “We are pleased to announce Mr. Ramaswamy Easwaran as DafriBank new Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 September 2020. Easwaran’s experience in banking, solid knowledge, and background places him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of DafriBank. The bullish on crypto bank said in a statement.
Mr. Easwaran is an award winning versatile banker with a career that spans over 18 years. Having worked for some blue chip banks like HSBC, ABN Amro , BNP Paribas, IndusInd Bank. He had multiple roles across verticals some of which are highlighted below, product management, rolling out products in the payments and corporate banking channels. End to end product management right from initiation till maturity and decline. Worked in multiple large scale projects and provided successful implementation. Operations, Solutions Delivery and Structuring deals, Business Management which involved data analytics and presentation to the management team on strategy, business development and external bench-marking. Operational efficiency and operational audits Engaging with the regulators for compliance and product approvals. Successful implementation on the core banking project in the bank Payments integration with the banks internal system with the Fintech providers. Awarded as one of the best product managers Project awarded the best implementation.
Commenting on the appointment, DafriGroup PLC chairman Mr. Xolane Ndhlovu said: “Following rigorous and extensive search process, we are pleased to have appointed someone of Easwaran calibre, experience and ability to fill the important position. Easwaran strong knowledge of Digital Banking and successful background in financial services, put him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of DafriBank.
Mr. Easwaran hold multiple academic degrees, including Bachelors in Accountancy with the major studies including Accounting, Economics, Taxation, and Audt. He hold a ACMA degree awarded by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) Additional qualifications include Scrum Foundation Certificate (SFC) from ScrumStudy. He also hold certifications in Blockchain Technology, Data Analytics, and Artificial intelligence.
Reacting to his new position, Easwaran said: “This is an exciting place to be in in the current times where growth prospects are unlimited. I’m excited and looking forward to the new challenge”
DafriBank or The Digital Bank of Africa (DBA), is a borderless digital-only bank launched by DafriGroup PLC to fill the gap where the traditional banks are falling short in delivering the required level of service to their digitally based entrepreneur customers. The bank is set for soft launch during the Q4 of 2020.