March 1, 2012
Amit Jhawar has been named chief financial officer of Braintree, an online payments provider for clients including LivingSocial and OpenTable.
Jhawar is responsible for the management and direction of the company¿s finance and accounting functions and business development initiatives, such as expanding Braintree¿s partnerships and continued international growth.
He joins Braintree from KKR, where he worked on evaluating potential acquisitions as well as building new capabilities within portfolio companies through improved operations and partnerships. Before that , Jhawar held positions with the Chicago offices of Bain Capital/Sankaty Advisors and McKinsey and Co.
Jhawar has bachelor¿s degree in mechanical engineering from University of California Berkeley and an MBA from Harvard Business School.