PayU India strengthens its leadership ranks with key appointments
India’s leading online payment company PayUIndia has continued tobolster its leadership ranks by appointing Raj Kamal and Sanjeev Sandhu as VP Strategy (PayU Global) and Business Head, Technology Solution Business respectively. The announcement, which follows Prabhakar Tiwari’s recent appointment as CMO, indicates PayU’s extensive brand consolidation plans by hiring seasoned industry experts to spearhead the company growth.
Raj was previously associated with McKinsey & Company and comes with a rich experience of 12 years in business strategies in India and South East Asia. An alumnus of IIT-Bombay and the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, Raj has also spent eight years as an IAS officer in a range of roles including Chief Budget Officer of a State and Chief Administrative Officer of a District.
Sanjeev, on the other hand, brings an experience of 17 years in business development and sales in the Telecom and Banking domain. He has worked closely with multinational companies in the European, African, Middle-East and Asian markets across various leadership roles and has played an instrumental part in the Indian Payment Industry for the past decade.
A topper in Marketing from the IIM-Bangalore 2004 batch, Prabhakar has been hired to spearhead PayU’s Steering marketing initiatives in the right direction. In an extensive career spanning 13 years in the field of marketing and brand building, Prabhakar has held leadership roles
globally with renowned brands such as CEAT Tyres, Parachute Oil and Danone.
Speaking on the appointment, Nitin Gupta, CEO & Co-founder, PayU India, commented, “PayUis one of strongest players in the Indian payment industry. We are now looking to consolidate our global presence and Raj Kamal, Sanjeev Sandhu and Prabhakar Tiwari will play a key role in achieving this aim. These industry veterans have years of experience in the global market and will contribute in shaping theorganisation’s direction, allowing PayUto tap into more vibrant economies.”
Owing to its innovation leveraging technology, patent pending algorithms, robust sales force and amazing customer service, PayU India has steadily established itself as the No.1 payment aggregator in the Indian e-commerce category.PayU is one of the largest consumer payment processors in the world today with prominent presence in India, South Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America and China.