New Delhi,: Home Credit India (HCIN), a local arm of the international consumer finance provider with operations spanning over Europe and Asia, today announced the appointment of Ladislav Simicek as Chief Information Officer. Ladislav brings with him a wealth of 20 years of experience in the banking sector. In his new role, he leads Information Technology function to drive organizational growth, performance, tech development and IT Security.
Ladislav has been associated with Home Credit Group since 2017. In his previous role, he served as COO & CIO and Member of the Management Board at Home Credit Bank in Kazakhstan. Before joining Home Credit, Ladislav was associated with Hypotecni Banka (member of CSOB Group – subsidiary of KBC Bank NV) as Chief Information Officer, prior to which he worked with eBanka, a.s.
On his appointment, Mr. Ladislav Simicek said; “In this highly dynamic and growing industry, it is exciting to move to a part of the world that is teeming with great opportunities to serve its customers with best-in-class financing options. With strong background in strategic planning to building high-performance teams and implementing innovative technological solutions and continuous improvement programs, I look forward to putting my years of experience to accelerate growth of Home Credit over the next few years.”
Welcoming Ladislav on-board, Mr. Ondrej Kubik, Chief Executive Officer, Home Credit India said; “I am delighted to have such an experienced mind join our leadership team. Ladislav is proactive, people-oriented and result-driven IT professional who has a continuous desire to grow and learn. With his great expertise, he will ensure that our IT infrastructure is aligned with our wider business objectives. We welcome Ladislav to Home Credit India.”
Home Credit India has served over 10.7 million customers with various flexible loan options. Being a leader in the financing business of sub Rs10,000 category, Home Credit provides plethora of hassle-free financing options from a strong network of around 35,000 points-of-sale (PoS) present across 265 cities. The company is committed to drive credit penetration and broaden financial inclusion through responsible lending in the country.