Moneycontrol
Jul 10, 2017 02:09 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Paytm shifts 800 employees to Paytm Mall, plans to hire 2000 more

The top leadership team has been transferred to Paytm Mall and will continue overseeing various categories across the company.

Noida-based Paytm has shifted 800 of its employees from its parent company One97 Communications to its e-commerce business Paytm Mall.

It also plans to hire 2000 more across various business and tech roles to scale its operations.

A bunch of top leadership team has been transferred to Paytm Mall, the company said. Saurabh Vashishtha, VP, Paytm Mall will now handle marketing.

Amit Bagaria, VP, Paytm will take care of customer experience at Paytm Mall.

Bhushan Patil, president, Paytm will handle logistics. Sunil Goyal, VP product engineering, will be heading Product and Technology at Paytm Mall.

"I am excited to work with our long-standing colleagues to build the most trusted online shopping platform,” said Amit Sinha, Chief Operating Officer, Paytm Mall.

Paytm Mall is also scaling its partner network by adding another 3,000 Paytm Agents to its existing workforce as it goes deeper into tier II and tier III cities, digitising catalogues of neighbourhood shopkeepers and  brands.

In May 2017, Paytm commissioned a separate entity by the name of Paytm Ecommerce Pvt Ltd to address the potential in online commerce.

The company’s online shopping platform, Paytm Mall, raised about USD 200 Mn from SAIF Partners and Alibaba Group Holdings.
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