Anuj Khosla (Anuj) has over 22 years of experience across financial services including Merchant Acquiring & Cards Business, Retail & Institutional Banking, Institutional Sales & Merchant Partnerships, New Product & Market Development, Retail Banking Strategy, Emerging Payments & Mobile Payments. At Hitachi Payment Services, Anuj is responsible for building the Digital Business, driving digital strategy and P&L growth.
Before joining Hitachi Payment Services, he was Chief Operating Officer (Shareholder Nominee) at SBI Payments, a joint venture between SBI and Hitachi Payment Services. At SBI Payments, he played a pivotal role in defining and building the Business Development, Technology, Risk, Product Strategy, Portfolio & Partnerships. Prior to SBI Payments, he was Country Head – India for UnionPay International and was responsible for setting up and growing UnionPay’s business in India. He has also held senior level positions at Visa, India & Singapore where he was Regional Director – Acceptance, India and South Asia and was a core member of Visa’s South Asia leadership team and at Axis Bank Ltd., where he was Vice President & Country Head – Merchant Services. At Axis Bank he set up the merchant acceptance business for the Bank and in a span of less than 4.5 years built India’s largest acquiring franchise. A well-known industry veteran in the cards fraternity, Anuj has worked & delivered across diverse markets in Asia Pacific, Middle East & North Africa and managed cross-cultural teams.