Avinash to accelerate growth in India & further ZebPay's mission of bringing crypto and blockchain to all Indians

Mumbai, June 02, 2021: ZebPay, India’s oldest and most widely-used Bitcoin and crypto asset exchange, today announced the appointment of Avinash Shekhar as its Co-Chief Executive Officer. The Co-CEO title will be shared with Rahul Pagidipati. While Avinash will be responsible for day-to-day operations and growth in India, Rahul will be responsible for international growth and investments.

Avinash Shekhar
Avinash Shekhar, in his earlier role as Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Operating Officer, drove the trade, finance, strategy, audit, and operations verticals. Avinash is a seasoned chartered accountant with more than two decades of experience and has been a part of the Indian crypto industry since its nascent stages. He has been an early and ardent proponent of crypto regulation, both at home and abroad. 

Avinash’s primary focus will be to increase the company’s market share in India and focus on growing revenue rapidly in an ever-expanding crypto market.

On the appointment of Avinash, Rahul Pagidipati, Co-CEO of ZebPay, said --
Avinash has been a key member of ZebPay’s relaunch in 2020, and has helped to build the Indian business and team. He has contributed to our exponential growth over the past year through his ability to strategise and execute rigorously. He is an accomplished leader and I take this opportunity to congratulate him on his appointment. Together, I am confident that we will take ZebPay to greater heights and become the #1 crypto asset exchange in India.

On this occasion, Avinash Shekhar, the newly appointed Co-CEO, ZebPay, said
I am grateful and delighted to have this opportunity to lead ZebPay at such a crucial time for the crypto industry. We are already one of the leading crypto asset exchanges in India and my objective is to make ZebPay the foremost crypto player in the country. The past year has been a rewarding one where we have witnessed phenomenal growth primarily owing to robust strategy, customer experience, innovative technology and organizational culture. I look forward to building on this foundation and potential for crypto assets in India.

About ZebPay

ZebPay is India’s oldest and most widely-used Bitcoin and crypto asset exchange, with over 4 million users and over $1 Billion in monthly transaction volumes. Founded in 2014, ZebPay's mission is to make Bitcoin accessible to Indians using its highly secure and compliant exchange, available via web and on Google Play Store and Apple App Store. 

ZebPay also operates an exchange in Australia and Singapore, serving 162 countries globally. ZebPay members can invest in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and many other crypto assets, trading both crypto-fiat and crypto-crypto pairs. ZebPay OTC, a bespoke trading desk for high-volume clients, serves both individuals and institutions.

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