Paytm strengthens leadership team with two key appointments
today Sep 6, 2019
Digital and e-commerce company Paytm has strengthened its leadership with two new additions, appointing Praveen Sharma and Ankit Sinha as senior vice president and vice president, respectively.
Sharma will be responsible for leading the group’s advertising across all verticals, while Sinha has been entrusted with the company’s technology department. Sharma and Sinha will report directly to Paytm founder and CEO, Vijay Shekhar Sharma.
Commenting on the appointments, Vijay Shekhar Sharma in a statement said, “Over the years, Paytm has built a large consumer and merchant base. Focusing on monetization opportunities, we will have Praveen and Ankit build our advertising and cloud offerings for Indian businesses. Praveen has built the most formidable adverting business and Ankit comes with an understanding of SMB needs.”
Talking about his new role, Praveen Sharma said, “Paytm is arguably the most diverse consumer tech company in India with interest ranging from payments, e-commerce, financial services, and more. I'm very excited to be leading this charge,” said Sharma.
Sinha added, “Paytm has ushered digital payments in India and I am excited to be a part of this team. We expect to start new revenue streams with our SMB merchants, as well as larger corporations across developers and various lines of business.”
Sharma and Sinha join Paytm from Google with over 15 years of experience in their respective fields.
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