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30 October 2018

MatchMove hires Krishnan Sarangapani as Chief Technology Officer

New role augments MatchMove’s pole position in digital payments and next-generation banking

Singapore and Bengaluru, 30 October 2018 – MatchMove, one of the world’s fastest growing and leading fintech companies, today announced the appointment of Krishnan Sarangapani as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The new role is added to augment MatchMove’s core capabilities in payment technology as the company cements its leadership bench strength and becomes a world class B2B payment solutions provider to global clients.

In his new role based in Bengaluru, India, Krishnan will lead the technology team in building the best in class B2B Banking-as-a-Service platform. His team will enhance and scale its cloud architecture and improve customer experience so as to meet clients’ needs in the evolving payment landscape.

Krishnan has more than 20 years’ experience in information technology, engineering and service delivery where he worked in the US and India across industries in healthcare, e-commerce, banking, telecom and the public sector. He played pivotal roles in driving innovation and business growth for fast growing companies primarily operating in Platform-as-a-Service or Software-as-a-Service model. Before joining MatchMove, Krishnan headed the Cloud Engineering and Operations team for ArisGlobal, a US life sciences company, where he led product transformation and public cloud deployment to accelerate customer migration and business growth.

Shailesh Naik, Founder and CEO of MatchMove said, “Krishnan’s valuable experience in information technology is vital in gearing MatchMove towards a truly product-driven, platform-focused and customer-centric operating model. This is in line with our mission to become the world’s largest, safest and most competitive mover of digital money over the next few years.”

Explaining his vision in building first-rate payment technologies, Krishnan Sarangapani said, “As a leader in the payment space, MatchMove is constantly thinking ahead of our clients. We understand that when it comes to payments, consumers look for more than reliability and security; they want a payment experience that is smartly simple, predictable and personalized. At MatchMove, we lead our clients by adopting the latest technologies to extend and unify our digital payment capabilities across platforms and devices.”

Krishnan holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Bharathidasan University, India.

About MatchMove

MatchMove is one of the world’s fastest growing and most disruptive fintech companies in digital payments and next-generation banking.

MatchMove’s proprietary Banking Wallet OS enables ‘Banking As A Service’ and the capabilities of Spend, Send, Lend within any app. The platform empowers B2B businesses and their customers to Spend both online and offline easily and safely, via instantly issued prepaid cards on major card networks. Its Send capabilities include P2P domestic transfers, cross-border remittances, P2M and mass disbursements to global recipients. MatchMove platform further extends to Lend, where credit scores are assigned based on customers’ spending and sending patterns to offer customized lending solutions.

Envisioning a financially inclusive world as it wages war on cash, MatchMove’s solutions help enterprise clients digitize payments and give the financially under-served segments the empowerment to move their money anytime and anywhere.

MatchMove is licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and authorized by leading card networks to issue virtual and physical cards directly to users in approved jurisdictions, or anywhere else in the world with partner banks.

The company has been recognized with international awards for being a promising and an innovative organization, as well as for being a preferred employer.

MatchMove is headquartered in Singapore with offices in India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, and the USA.

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