FreeCharge appoints InMobi’s Sharat Khurana as CFO

Khurana's primary responsibilities at FreeCharge include ensuring growth and managing the company's financial operations, raising capital, and corporate governance

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Nov 6, 2014 3:15 PM Updated: Nov 6, 2014 3:15 PM
 FreeCharge appoints InMobi’s Sharat Khurana as CFO

FreeCharge, India’s leading online platform for recharge, utility payments, promotions and couponing, has announced the appointment of Sharat Khurana as its CFO.  Khurana’s primary responsibilities at FreeCharge include ensuring growth and managing the company’s financial operations, raising capital, and corporate governance.

Alok Goel, CEO of FreeCharge, said, “FreeCharge is growing at an unprecedented pace across all dimensions. Sharat's depth and breadth of financial, legal and operational expertise makes him perfect fit for helping build a solid organization and support our next orbit of growth. I am really excited to welcome Sharat to executive team.”

Khurana was earlier CFO for InMobi, where he helped the company grow from a regional player to a global mobile advertising major, raising $200M from Softbank, acquiring four start-ups in the US & UK, and building a team across five countries.

Sharat Khurana said, “I am thrilled to be working alongside the team at FreeCharge, which is one of the strongest I’ve come across in my career.  The scale that FreeCharge has garnered so far is just a preview into its long term potential. It is defining and opportune time at Freecharge as we expand our footprint into the mobile landscape and invest further in offering amazing value to consumers.”

Khurana comes to FreeCharge with over 15 years’ experience at several high-growth organizations in the US and India. In past he has been with Capital One, a leading US bank, where he was responsible for portfolio strategy of their $35 billion prime and super-prime credit card portfolio.
 

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