India’s leading lending and consumer payments company, Slice, has appointed former Amazon Pay Director and AGC Bhawna Sangwan as Chief Legal and Strategy Officer at the organization. .Bhawna is a 2008 graduate of the Faculty of Law, Delhi University and is also a qualified Company Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. .She has previously worked with GE Money, and has held several legal positions at leadings MNCs, such as Bharti Airtel and Amazon. Bhawna specializes in corporate law, with over 17 years of experience in the field, bringing with her a deep expertise in corporate finance, fintech regulations and payments. She also has extensive experience in the fintech space, having worked in policymaking, regulatory compliance, privacy and cross-border data governance..Commenting on Bhawna’s appointment, Rajan Bajaj, Founder & CEO of Slice, said, “We are thrilled to have Bhawna Sangwan join the slice senior leadership team. Bhawna has joined the slice team at a time when we are strategising our expansion into the payments segment. As the market continues to evolve, we must have impactful leaders who can guide the business through not only a solid product portfolio but also adapt to changing government regulations, ensuring consumer protection and data and privacy mandates. Bhawna will play an important role in enabling slice to operate with the highest standards of ethics for sustained and responsible long-term success in the market.”.Commenting on her new role, Bhawna said, “I am very excited to join a young, dynamic and energetic company like slice, which is redefining possibilities in the consumer fintech space. slice’s role in giving access to credit and enabling financial inclusion for millions has been phenomenal and nothing short of inspiring. I am looking forward to being a big part of slice’s next phase of growth in the payments segment, which I am personally, deeply passionate about.”.At Slice, Bhawna will have the important duty of strengthening the company’s legal and compliance function and regulatory processes in a rapidly changing market, with consumer protection, corporate governance, regulations, statutory compliance, responsible lending, and expansion strategies among her top priorities..If you would like your Deals, Columns, Press Releases to be published on Bar & Bench, please fill in the form available here.