Hero Vired appoints Prarthana Agarwal as Head of Finance, strengthening its position in India’s EdTech industry
Mumbai, 04 July 2023 – Hero Vired, India’s leading LearnTech Company catering to professionals and higher education aspirants, announces the appointment of Prarthana Agarwal as its new Head of Finance. With an impressive track record in finance and strategic leadership, her addition to the organisation reinforces Hero Vired’s position as a frontrunner in the rapidly evolving EdTech landscape.
As the Head of Finance, Prarthana will play a pivotal role in driving Hero Vired’s financial growth by spearheading fundraising initiatives, streamlining processes and systems, conducting competition benchmarking, and identifying areas for improvement. Leveraging her extensive experience in finance, Prarthana is poised to lead the finance team and contribute significantly to Hero Vired’s long-term success.
She brings in a wealth of expertise in strategic financial planning and analysis, with a proven track record in initiatives focused on risk reduction, productivity enhancement, and improved internal control. With over a decade of experience in the education and skilling domains, including acquisitions and fundraising, her appointment will fortify Hero Vired’s financial foundations. Ms. Agarwal will oversee the company’s financial stack, encompassing financial planning, expense management, tax compliance, financial legal compliance, and the establishment of a robust company portfolio to attract investor funding opportunities.
Talking about the appointment, Akshay Munjal, Founder, and CEO, Hero Vired, stated, “We are pleased to welcome Prarthana to the Hero Vired leadership team. With her exceptional financial acumen and in-depth understanding of the skilling landscape, she will be instrumental in streamlining processes and policies to ensure best industry practices and zero non-compliance.”
Before joining Hero Vired, Ms. Agarwal served as the CFO at Centum Learning Ltd., where she demonstrated her prowess in implementing financial strategies that drove sustainable growth. Her professional journey also includes tenures at esteemed organisations such as PwC, Ernst & Young, and IL&FS Education/Skills Development Corp. Ltd. her wealth of experience and expertise will undoubtedly contribute to Hero Vired’s continued growth trajectory.
Talking about her appointment, Ms. Agarwal, Head of Finance, Hero Vired said, “I am excited to be a part of a team that’s revolutionising the way India learns and grows in its professional trajectory. Hero Vired is at the forefront of the LearnTech industry, and I am thrilled to contribute to the company’s mission of providing career-relevant programs to professionals and higher education aspirants.”
Prarthana holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the prestigious SP Jain Center of Management additionally, she has earned the prestigious designation of Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Known for her strategic thinking, collaborative approach, and ability to deliver results in dynamic environments, she is well-equipped to lead Hero Vired’s financial endeavors.
About Hero Vired:
Hero Vired is India’s premier LearnTech Company, dedicated to providing career-relevant programs to professionals and higher education aspirants. As a startup venture of the Hero Group, Hero Vired partners with world-class universities to equip learners with the skills required for emerging jobs and the future workforce. Through a comprehensive range of short and long-term learning programs, Hero Vired facilitates overall professional development, ensuring learners’ growth in India’s rapidly evolving digital economy.