PayU India expands leadership team with new appointments

The new team includes Alim Khan, Noopur Chaturvedi, Ashish Pathak, Ashish Chattoraj and Priya Cherian

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Aug 8, 2019 1:49 PM



PayU India announced the appointment of five new leaders joining the company. These leaders, joining across different verticals, will contribute towards the company’s growth journey and ensure PayU continues to respond to the fast-changing needs of the merchants and consumers.

Speaking on the expansion of the leadership team within the company, Anirban Mukherjee, CEO, PayU India said, "PayU, in its next phase of growth, is working towards creating a full regional fintech ecosystem through innovations focussed on payments, credit, and fintech investments in the region. In line with this vision, we are expanding our India leadership team starting with these appointments. We have on-boarded a strong group of leaders- each contributing the essential capabilities in their individual area of responsibility. These appointments set us up to deliver even further on stellar payments experience that meet the demands of a changing market that is rich with opportunity."

"India is the largest market for PayU and we are witnessing an unprecedented growth in this region. We will continue to fortify our team with leaders that bring deeper knowledge and wider expertise as we transform our business for the future." he further added.

The new leaders joining the PayU team include Alim Khan, Senior VP, Compulsive Business: He will lead PayU's efforts in strengthening and scaling the government business vertical. Prior to joining PayU, Alim led the Government business practice at BillDesk where he worked with various governments in states and centre.

Noopur Chaturvedi, Country Head – Small & Medium Businesses: She will be looking after the strategic growth and expansion of this vertical, which caters to the evolving payment and lending needs of small and mid-sized enterprises. She joins PayU from Airtel Payments Bank where she was part of the executive committee, leading the corporate business and alliance vertical.

Ashish Pathak, Head of Legal and Compliance: He will be making sure that the company is conducting its business in full compliance with all regulations in the fintech space. Previously working with ICICI Bank as senior group head and joint general manager, Pathak is a senior business lawyer with 18 years of professional experience across corporate, commercial, regulatory and litigation work having national, offshore and cross border dimensions.

Ashish Chattoraj, HR Head for PayU India: He will be establishing and implementing plans for acquiring, developing and retaining talented employees apart from managing performance. A seasoned HR professional with 17 + years of industry experience.

Priya Cherian, Global HR Head for credit business: She will be working towards aligning on the growth strategy for the credit business and strengthening the credit team across multiple geographies. Cherian has had in depth experience across all facets of HR functions across multiple cultures and organizations. Previously working with Alibaba as the head for APAC and Middle East operations, she has experience of working across varied organizations which include multi-national companies and Indian start-ups.


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