Jagadish Khadka has been appointed as the new eSewa CEO (Chief Executive Officer). A seasoned Chartered Accountant, Khadka, has been selected to lead the company by the company’s board of directors.
The new CEO Mr. Khadka took the oath of office at a ceremony administered by the company Chairman Parshuram Kunwar Kshetri on September 28, the exact date he started his tenure from.
eSewa is Nepal’s leading digital wallet venture operating under F1 Soft Group. Regarding the appointment of Mr. Khadka as its new eSewa CEO, the parent company had to say this,
“F1Soft Group welcomes Mr. Jagdish Khadka as the CEO of eSewa Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Khadka has extensive experience in accounting, finance, and law. He has been at the forefront of financial planning and accounting for multiple high-profile organizations over the past decade, and we believe that with him at the helm, eSewa will reach new heights.”
Who is the new eSewa CEO Jagadhish Khadka?
Jagadish Khadka is a chartered accountant with fintech industry experience of over 12 years. He has served in Business Management, financial planning, and management, venture building, etc. Previously, he worked as the Payment Service Director at FonePay, Nepal’s largest payment service operator.
Upon taking office, the newly-appointed CEO of eSewa said, “eSewa has played an immense role in reinforcing digital transactions. It is my privilege to join the company often quoted as the pioneer of digital payment service providers. I will try and expand eSewa services and facilitate the everyday life of common people and work to strengthen the company further.”
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Mr. Khadka replaced his predecessor, Subhash Sapkota. The company sought its new incumbent after Mr. Sapkota’s resignation was accepted. The board likewise thanked its former leader for his contribution to date.
Mr. Sapkota, though not a CEO, will remain in the company as one of its board members.
eSewa is Nepal’s household name as a mobile payment vendor. Established in 2009 as a payment service provider, the company has transformed the behavior of digital payment in Nepal. The company has over 5 million subscribers actively enjoying its various options of digital payment.