Vayana Network Appoints Sales Manager Focused on Enabling Supply Chain Finance in West Coast and China/ US Cross-border Trade

Vayana Network, the award-winning Supply Chain Finance platform, is pleased to announce that Lisa Zhu has joined us as sales manager, West Coast. Zhu has over nine years of experience in domestic and international trade; and AR financing across a variety of industries.

Kannan Ramasamy, chairman of Vayana Network Inc. said, “We are delighted to have Lisa join us to help with Vayana’s business development and sales efforts in the West coast. Her cross functional and cross border experience in working with mid-market companies, will be a significant asset, in growing our client base. Additionally, her unique cultural and language background plays well into our commitment to grow our business in the US China corridor.”

Speaking on her appointment, Zhu said: “Vayana has a compelling value proposition in the Supply Chain Finance space helping enterprises get easy, convenient and price effective access to working capital. I look forward to bringing my years of experience in credit analysis and knowledge of cross-border supply chain finance models to contribute to Vayana’s vision to become the provider of choice in the US.”

Zhu started her career as an account executive and then gained extensive knowledge in credit analysis before moving into sales and business development roles. She holds BA degrees in economics and international trading from Sydney Technology University and Shanghai University, and an MBA degree in Marketing from California Lutheran University. She enjoys practicing yoga, cooking and wine tasting in her free time.

Vayana Network’s Buyer Initiated Payments to Suppliers (BIPS) financing program enables Buyers to extend their payment terms, increase credit limits and reduce cost of goods while their suppliers are able to accelerate cash flows through early payments without impacting their balance sheet. The Vayana platform digitizes and automates the invoice presentation, approval and settlement process from initiation to completion. BIPS is unique in its design connecting buyers and suppliers in a Closed User Group network to harmonize cash flow needs and smoothen the operation of their supply chain. Vayana has till date enabled USD 1.8 billion+ in financing for businesses across 20 countries.