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Loney Antony (Loney) is the Managing Director of Hitachi Payment Services and brings over 32 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to co-founding Prizm Payments, now Hitachi Payment Services, Loney was the Managing Director of Euronet Worldwide Services India Pvt. Ltd. (Euronet India), a 100% owned subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide which he started 14 years ago. He took Euronet India forward to become the largest company providing outsourced ATM services. He also has to his credit the development of the largest multilateral ATM shared network called Cashnet. Prior to Euronet India, Loney was the Managing Director of NCR, India, one of the world's leading ATM manufacturers and he grew the business from a humble base of 100 ATMs to almost 7,000 ATMs. Prior to his role in NCR, Loney also held senior positions in DEC India, ABB and PriceWaterhouse. By training, Loney is a Chartered Accountant.
Shyam Sunder (Shyam) is the Chief Operating Officer of Hitachi Payment Services. Prior to co-founding Prizm Payments, now Hitachi Payment Services, Shyam was the Regional Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Euronet Asia Pacific and along with Loney Antony co-founded the Euronet India business. A Chartered Accountant by background, Shyam brings over 27 years of experience and has held regional finance responsibilities with NCR Asia Pacific for over 5 years. Shyam was also based in Jakarta where he was the Vice President of Finance for the Sinarmas Group in Indonesia and prior to that he worked with Citibank, India.
Raghu Nathan (Raghu) is the Director for Supply Chain Management & Admin. Prior to co-founding Prizm Payments, now Hitachi Payment Services, Raghu co-founded IMAS and built a pioneering business in India for 3rd party maintenance services. Prior to Hitachi Payment Services, Raghu held senior positions in Services and Sales departments of NCR India and was also responsible to set up the NCR’s manufacturing facility in Pondicherry in record time. Prior to NCR, Raghu has held senior positions in ABB, CDAC (Department of Electronics, Govt. of India) and DEC India.
Jayant D'Mello (Jayant) is the Director for Sales & Marketing. Before joining Hitachi Payment Services, Jayant was the Chief Executive Officer of Euronet India and the VP of Business Development for Euronet Asia Pacific. Prior to his stint as CEO Euronet India, he was based in Singapore and was responsible for Business Development for Euronet Asia Pacific and was managing the Global relationship for Standard Chartered Bank. Prior to Euronet, Jayant was Co-founder of a telecommunications start-up for 5 years and prior to that was the Area Solution Team Leader for ATMs in NCR South East Asia. A B.Sc Tech (University of Bombay), prior to NCR, Jayant spent time with ICICI, Standard Chartered Bank and Citicorp Information Technology Industries Limited (CITIL).
Rustom Irani (Rustom) is the Director - Operations, Site Analytics, Site Sourcing, Projects, Field Engineering and Field Services, responsible for Centralised Operations, Site Analytics, Site sourcing, Projects, Field Engineering and Channel Management groups. Rustom last worked with MindTree Ltd as a Senior Vice President in the IMTS (Infrastructure Management and Technical Services) business between May 2010 and Feb 2011.
Prior to that he co-founded 7Strata (Sevenstrata) IT Services Pvt. Ltd. which specialised in providing Remote Infrastructure Management Services. His previous assignment before co-founding 7Strata, Inc. was with Yahoo India Web Services Private Ltd between August 2006 to July 2007. Prior to his assignment with Yahoo, Rustom was the Chief Technology Officer for Sify Limited, one of India's largest ISP companies where he worked between December 1999 and July 2006. Rustom also worked briefly with GECIS at Hyderabad as their VP and CIO, after spending 12 years with Citibank India’s Technology division.
Avnish Jindal (Avnish) is the Director responsible for Finance at Hitachi Payment Services. Avnish is a chartered accountant with over 25 years of experience in finance and customer operations in varied industries covering manufacturing and services in public sector, private sector and MNCs. He has been in CFO roles for the past 10 years successfully handling treasury management, processes optimization, providing relevant MIS, business decision support, corporate strategy & planning and managing stakeholder relationships. Apart from finance, he has also handled Procurement, IT, Company Secretarial and Investor relation functions. Avnish brings to the table holistic P&L driven approach to the business rather than individual KPIs. His strengths lie in strategic planning & analysis, commercial acumen, change management and service focus.
Prior to Hitachi Payment Services, he was on a three year expat contract with Cable & Wireless’ telecom subsidiary in Maldives. In the past, Avnish has worked with reputed organizations like Digital, Modi Xerox, Bharti Airtel etc.
Ramesh Srinivasan (Ramesh) is the Director - BNA & CRM Strategy & CFO at Hitachi Payment Services. Along with his responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer, Ramesh is in charge of business planning and strategy for BNA & CRM and drives business growth along with the sales team.
Before joining Hitachi Payment Services‚ Ramesh was the CFO of Optimus Global Services (subsidiary of Polaris Software) where he set-up the finance function for the Company. Ramesh has over 24 years of experience in the Banking & Financial Services Industry (BFSI) segment having worked with reputed organizations such as AT&T‚ NCR and Optimus. Ramesh's expertise is to bring financial processes into early stage organisations, which he does with elan, having the experience of being a founding member in all of his previous ventures. Ramesh is a Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant by education.
Sumil Vikamsey (Sumil) is the Director for Business Finance at Hitachi Payment Services and is responsible for driving all the initiatives around Revenue Assurance & Cost Controls. Sumil is a qualified Chartered Accountant and brings over 18 years of experience. He has worked with reputed organizations like SAP India, JP Morgan and Euronet. Sumil’s expertise is in building process oriented teams focused on delivering a healthy & a sustainable estate for Hitachi Payment Services.
Rashmi R. Parekh (Parekh) is the Director for Financial Operations at Hitachi Payment Services. Parekh brings more than 24 years of experience in multiple domains including Financial Controls, Finance Leadership, Structuring & Finalising Deals, Business Strategies and Operations Management.
Prior to Hitachi Payment Services, Parekh was Director at Jarvinia & Bhalakh, an FDI Fund form Cyprus between the period 2008 to 2015. Prior to Jarvinia & Bhalakh, he has worked with multiple companies in real estate, securities and audit. Parekh is a Chartered Accountant by profession.
Sankarnarayan Lakshmanan (Sankar) is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Head of the Technology team at Hitachi Payment Services. Sankar has over two decades of both domestic and international experience in IT automation covering most aspects of a Financial Services institution - Retail Banking including Payments, Capital Markets, Corporate Banking, Wealth Management and Insurance. He has a rich blend of experience in Banking/Payments, Business, Strategy, Product Management, Pre-Sales, Core Technology, Program Management & Tech-related Operations.
Prior to Hitachi Payment Services, he was with Tata Capital Limited & Tata Capital Securities. He has also worked with Tata Communications Payment Solutions Limited, iAP Pte Ltd., S1 Asia Pacific, NCR Singapore Pte. Ltd, i-Flex Solutions Ltd and ICIM.
Osamu Okuzawa (Okuzawa) is the Executive Vice President for Strategy, New Business and Integration of Hitachi Payment Services and Hitachi. He brings over 27 years of experience in IT business at Hitachi Ltd. Out of this, more than 10 years he was engaged in Financial System Development. In 1988 he joined Hitachi Ltd., Enterprise Server Division and led the software development for computer design. During this term, he did research as a Visiting Scholar in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, US for a period of 1 year in 1993.
He was responsible for development, application and project management for Information Systems and Core Banking Systems from 2001 to 2011 in Financial Information System Division. He was the Director of System & Service Planning Division and was responsible for planning of strategies for System & Service Business. Later he was the Director of Payment Services Division in 2014 and then headed the Planning for Financial Channel Solutions and Payment Services Division as a Senior Director. From April 2016 he was appointed as the Executive Vice President for Hitachi Payment Services.
Eiji Kato (Kato) is the Executive Vice President & BNA/CRM - Business Leader. Kato has over 30 years of experience in Electronic Funds Transfer systems and Equipment business. Kato’s experience started with Overseas Business Department, Financial Business Department for Omron Co. in 1982. In 2001, he was the Managing Director of Electronic Funds Transfer System Division Omron Co. for Omron Business Systems Singapore and Malaysia Private Ltd. He was also the General Manager for Overseas Business Department, Advanced Module Business Company, Omron Co. as well as the General Manager of Card Reader Business Promotion Center, ATM Systems Group, Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions Corp. in 2004.
In 2008, he was the General Manager of Security Business Promotion Department, Overseas Business Group for Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions Corp. Before Joining Hitachi Payment Services, Kato was the Department Manager of Business Strategic Planning Division, Overseas Business Group, Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions from October 2013 to March 2014 and was engaged in the international sales and marketing of banking systems, its module components and security devices in Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions Corp.
Makoto Hayashi (Hayashi) is the Executive Vice President for CR ATM (Software). He brings over 30 years of experience in ATM (Automated Teller Machines) related software development. He also has strong expertise in software development of CRM (Cash Recycling ATMs). Currently he is engaged in software development and project management.
Hayashi's experience started in 1983 at Omron Corporation. He joined Hitachi Omron Terminal Solutions Corp. in 2004. He was the manager of software development department, the manager of development department of Terminal Systems Division and then a Senior Chief Engineer from 2007.