ACI appoints Kaushik Roy as India head

ACI Worldwide, a provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, announced the appointment of Kaushik Roy to head India market.

Kaushik Roy most recently served as head of Middle East & South Asia at MoneyGram International, a remittance company. He previously served as head of Sales Effectiveness & Transformation at Barclaycard GBS.

Earlier in his career, Kaushik Roy held executive-level roles at American Express, including global head, Strategic Planning for Merchant Services and Commercial Payment businesses.

ACI works with many financial institutions in India over the past 20 years — handling nearly 7 billion card transactions annually.

“India’s digital payments revolution is buoying the country’s burgeoning banking and fintech industry, but financial institutions, retailers, and billing organizations need to be ready to evolve to stay competitive,” said Manish Patel, vice president, ACI Worldwide.

ACI’s customized, UPI-enabled version of its UP Retail Payments solution supports the growth of UPI payments across India.