Payments Council of India
Payments Council of India (PCI), an apex body representing the companies in the payments and settlement system, has announced the appointment of Vishwas Patel,CEO of Infibeam Avenues, as its new chairman.
It has also announced the appointment of Loney Antony, Managing Director, Hitachi Payment Services, as its new co-chairman.
He has been associated with PCI ever since its inception in 2013 and was serving as the co-chairman of PCI. He takes over from Naveen Surya, who has been elevated to the post of Chairman Emeritus.
In his capacity as the Chairman of PCI, Vishwas will drive the agenda of creating a sustainable environment conducive to the development of digital payments industry in India. He, along with Loney and Naveen, will strive towards achieving the government’s target of growing the volume of digital transactions to 30 billion for the financial year 2018-19.