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Wednesday, April 07 2021 - 22:06
Tanla Platforms Appoints Wipro Veteran Aravind Viswanathan as CFO
HYDERABAD, India, April. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

- Firm's move in line with its decision to focus on People, Platforms, Brand & 
Customer Success

    Tanla Platforms Limited (NSE: TANLA) (BSE:532790), India's largest CPaaS 
provider announced the appointment of Aravind Viswanathan as Chief Financial 
Officer effective 1st June 2021. Aravind joins the company from Wipro Limited, 
where he served as Senior Vice President and CFO – iDEAS Global Business Line.

    "Aravind is a highly experienced technology industry CFO and an incredibly 
capable global leader who will be a great partner to me and a perfect fit for 
Tanla. Aravind is the right person to join me and our leadership team to help 
continue Tanla's remarkable momentum and drive our next phase of hyper growth, 
global expansion, and customer success. He will help set new benchmarks in 
process and policies for the organisation by bringing in the best global 
practices. He will be a strong partner to the leadership team as we continue to 
drive growth, both organically and inorganically," said Uday Reddy, Chairman & 
CEO of Tanla Platforms Limited.

    Aravind's handling of finance and related functions is extensive and rich. 
He joins Tanla with nearly two decades' financial experience, all at Wipro 
Limited, a leading global information technology company listed in India and on 
NYSE with a market cap of over US$30 Billion. He has handled pivotal roles 
across business finance, treasury, investor relations, financial planning and 
analysis and audit. He brings in considerable experience in areas around client 
contract negotiation including innovative deal structuring, driving levers for 
superior operating margin, forecasting and planning, M&A business case 
preparation and integration, driving better cash flows, setting up strong 
processes and compliance, investor relations and talent management.

    "I would like to take this opportunity to thank the board of Tanla 
Platforms Ltd., for the trust placed in me and for giving me this opportunity. 
I am excited to join Uday and the Tanla leadership team in taking forward the 
culture of innovation that Tanla stands for. Its investments and phenomenal 
growth in the platforms business is what makes Tanla amongst the global leaders 
in the CPaaS ecosystem. As Tanla stands poised for the next phase of 
accelerated growth and global expansion, I am excited to support the business 
in this phase and be a partner in driving customer success and delivering value 
for all stakeholders," said Aravind.

    The Board of Tanla would like to thank our current CFO GK Srinivas for his 
invaluable contribution to Tanla for 13 years. He will be retiring in August 
2021 enabling a smooth transition to the new CFO.

    About Tanla:
   Tanla Platforms Limited transforms the way the world collaborates and 
communicates through innovative CPaaS solutions. Founded in 1999, it was the 
first company to develop and deploy A2P SMSC in India. Today, as one of the 
world's largest CPaaS players, Tanla processes more than 800 billion 
interactions annually and about 70% of India's A2P SMS traffic is processed 
through its distributed ledger platform- Trubloq, making it the world's largest 
Blockchain use case. Tanla touches over a billion lives carrying mission 
critical messages meeting the needs of the world's largest enterprises. Tanla 
Platforms Limited is headquartered in Hyderabad, India and is expanding its 
presence globally.


    Source: Tanla Platforms Limited