Leading payment system company Electronic Payment & Services (EPS) has appointed Harish Prabhu as its Chief Operating Officer. Prabhu will report directly to EPS founder Mani Mamallan. At EPS, Prabhu will look into building a fully integrated sales strategy and process in terms of organic and inorganic growth. His experience, knowledge and exceptional operational skills, along with his proven ability to accelerate turnarounds and ignite significant revenue progress, are key elements that the firm is counting on.
A global banker with senior-level operating experience in South Asia, Prabhu brings with him over 25 years of experience. His field of expertise includes business development, operations, and leadership in diverse transaction-related businesses (including global payments), institutional banking, investment banking, and corporate finance. He has worked with various prestigious global and regional banks such as JPMorgan Chase Bank, Credit Agricole Indosuez, Mashreq Bank, and Trans-Arabian Investment Bank in South Asia.
With a specialization in both the global wholesale and Indian retail payments space, Prabhu also has an in-depth understanding of the principles, practices, and trends of global banking and financial services as well as the rapidly changing landscape of the fintech sector, primarily pertaining to the retail payments space in India.
Prior to joining EPS, Prabhu was engaged in leading the exponential business growth for one of India’s premier Rural Banking Payments Technology Solutions Company, providing various payment technology solutions such as RUPAY Debit and Kisan Credit Cards, IMPS, UPI, Mobile Banking, POS/Micro-ATMs and eKYC/Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (solutions on NPCI’s Retail Banking Payments Platform) to around 400 semi-urban and rural banks in 25 states and two union territories (including co-operative, local area, private and public sector banks and urban credit co-operative societies).
Commenting on this appointment, Mamallan said, “Harish is an extremely valuable addition to our team at EPS. The BFSI sector is undergoing massive changes as we speak. With Harish’s expertise, we will be able to play a greater role in this time of transformation.”
EPS, headquartered in Mumbai, has built a firm reputation based on delivering results, reliability, and dependability having successfully deployed over 6,000 ATMs for 26 banks in urban and rural locations across India in support of the Ministry of Finance (Govt. of India) led mission to drive “financial inclusion”.