Board of Directors

At the helm is a leadership of stalwarts from varied sectors
Christophe Ramoisy
  • Founder Partner of Pragma Capital
  • Former Head of Credit Lyonnais Capital Markets

Christophe Ramoisy

Chariman for the Board

Alain Madelin
  • Former Minister of Economics and Finance
  • Partner at Latour Capital

Alain Madelin

Board Member

David Krell
  • Founder and Former Chairman of International Securities Exchange
  • Former Member of Board of Deutsche Borse

David Krell

Board Member

Eric Sauzedde
  • CEO of Victory Asset Management (Luxembourg)

Eric Sauzedde

Board Member

Joseph Batcha
  • Managing Director of GKB Partners (Family Office)
  • Former Head of Industrial Sector at Level Global Investors (Hedge Fund)

Joseph Batcha

Board Member

Nicholas Smalle
  • Partner since inception at Apis Partners & have invested across several sub-sectors in Financial Services
  • Experience in investment roles, including running a Corporate Venture Capital vehicle for one of the largest Emerging Market Insurers
  • Started the career in consulting at McKinsey and Company
  • MBA from INSEAD & Masters from the University of Cambridge

Nicholas Smalle

Board Member

Laurent Xatart
  • Co-founder and CEO of Giift
  • 15 years of experience in the Benefits industry
  • Former CFO and Head of Business Development of Sodexho Pass (#2 worldwide issuer with $12bn face value)
  • Former CFO of BR Guest (Hospitality in NY)
  • Masters Degree in Finance - EBS, Paris

Laurent Xatart

Board Member

Pascal Xatart
  • Co-founder and Director (Finance) of Giift
  • 18 years of experience in FinTech and Buy Out
  • Former CEO of Calypso Technology (sold to Bridgepoint and Summit Partners), Misys, Sophis (sold to Vista) and Linedata (listed on the French stock market)
  • Masters Degree in Finance - EBS, Paris

Pascal Xatart

Board Member

Giift Executive Management

Our pathbreaking endeavors become possible with an inspiring management team

Laurent Xatart
  • 15 years of experience in the Benefits industry
  • Former CFO and Head of Business Development of Sodexho Pass (#2 worldwide issuer with $12bn face value)
  • Former CFO of BR Guest (Hospitality in NY)
  • Masters Degree in Finance - EBS, Paris

Laurent Xatart

Co-Founder and CEO

Pascal Xatart
  • 18 years of experience in FinTech and Buy Out
  • Former CEO of Calypso Technology (sold to Bridgepoint and Summit Partners), Misys, Sophis (sold to Vista) and Linedata (listed on the French stock market)
  • Masters Degree in Finance - EBS, Paris

Pascal Xatart

Co-Founder and Director (Finance)

Dilip Devaraya Samudram
  • Experienced business / market development professional with expertise in consumer banking, digital transformation, loyalty & customer engagement
  • Proven track record of success globally across B2C and B2B domains, across global and large local brands
  • Go to Market strategist with strong network across Asia and Middle East
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration from École des Ponts Business School, France

Dilip Devaraya Samudram

Chief Sales Officer -
Corporate & Merchant Loyalty

Shreerang Gondegaonkar
  • 8 years of experience in building Enterprise Applications
  • Key player for the first outsourced project by Ministry of Defence
  • Handled complex project dynamics across Telecommunications, Logistics, Airlines, Ministry of Defence and application portfolio management.

Shreerang Gondegaonkar

Chief Technology Officer -
Corporate & Merchant Loyalty

Julien Recan
  • Overall 11 years of experience in the Fintech Industry
  • Completed his Masters in Engineering from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Nancy

Julien Recan

Group Chief Operating Officer

Amaury Berthet
  • Over 12 years in global Marketing strategy & digital transformation.
  • Proven track record of marketplace management in several industries and more recently in Fintech (payment).
  • Served as Marketing manager at Ralph Lauren, and Chief Marketing & Digital officer in startups and SMBs.
  • Founder of a consulting firm leading companies into the future of the web.
  • Master’s Degree in International Affairs - EBS Paris

Amaury Berthet

Chief Digital Officer

Sumit Khandelwal
  • Co-Founder of xoxoday acquired by Giift
  • Completed his PGDM in Finance/Marketing from T.A.Pai Management Institute, Manipal

Sumit Khandelwal

Managing Director -
Employee Rewards & Incentive

Manoj Agrawal
  • Co-Founder of xoxoday acquired by Giift
  • Completed his MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode

Manoj Agrawal

Chief Product Officer -
Employee Rewards & Incentive

Abhishek Kumar
  • Co-Founder of xoxoday acquired by Giift
  • Completed his B-Tech, Metallurgy and Material Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai (Bombay)

Abhishek Kumar

Chief Technology Officer -
Employee Rewards & Incentive

Kushal Agrawal
  • Co-Founder of xoxoday acquired by Giift
  • Holds Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Welingkar Institute of Management

Kushal Agrawal

Chief Sales Officer -
Employee Rewards & Incentive