New Delhi: Branch International, the leading personal finance company with a strong presence across India, Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania, is pleased to announce the appointment of Krishna Priya as the Head of People Operations for its operations in India.
Krishna Priya, an alumna of IIT Kharagpur with a Master in Human Resource Management, brings close to 14 years of extensive experience in human resources, organizational development, and leadership. She has a rich background working with multinational corporations, nonprofits, and start-ups, both in India and the United States. Prior to joining Branch International, Krishna Priya served as the Director of HR in India for a Fortune 300 global financial services organization. Her expertise includes building and scaling start-ups in the fintech and other industries. Additionally, she is a certified coach by the International Coaching Federation (ICF-ACC) and a certified NLP Practitioner.
In her role as the Head of People, Krishna Priya will lead the overall people strategy and roadmap for Branch International in India. She is dedicated to fostering the organization’s mission-driven and people-first culture. Her focus will be on strengthening the Branch’s employer brand in India as the company continues to expand its world-class global team, supporting the growth journey of the organization.
Commenting on Krishna Priya’s appointment, Neeraj Gupta, Managing Director of Branch International, said, “We are delighted to welcome Krishna Priya to our leadership team. Her wealth of experience and deep understanding of HR and organizational development will play a pivotal role in driving our mission forward. We look forward to her contribution as we continue to empower the mobile-first generation in India.”
Krishna Priya is enthusiastic about her new role at Branch International and shared, “Branch has a remarkable track record of providing equitable financial services to the mobile-first generation in emerging economies. I am thrilled to be part of this journey and to lead the people strategy that will support Branch’s continued success in India.” Krishna Priya is currently based out of Bangalore and lives with her husband and 7-year-old son.
About Branch International:
Branch International is a personal finance company that focuses on providing fair and reliable financial services and capital to the mobile-first generation in emerging nations. With a presence in four countries and offices in San Francisco, Lagos, Nairobi, and Mumbai, Branch is dedicated to delivering innovative financial solutions that empower individuals and promote financial inclusion.