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PayU India Onboards Five New Leaders to Intensify its Growth

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PayU India Onboards Five New Leaders to Intensify its Growth

CEO Insights Team

PayU India, a payment gateway provider, appoints five new leaders across different verticals of the company. The new leaders are expected to contribute towards the company’s growth journey and ensure PayU continues to meet the fast changing needs of the merchants and customers.

Speaking on the expansion of the leadership team within the company, Anirban Mukherjee, CEO, PayU India states, “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 adds.

Alim Khan is appointed as Senior VP of Compulsive Business. He is expected to lead PayU in strengthening and scaling the government business vertical. Prior to PayU, Alim led the government business practice at BillDesk where he worked with various governments in states and centre. His projects have attracted several awards for various governments. Alim’s most notable project is mission mode project that was delivered for the West Bengal government; this won a gold medal for e-governance for the state.

Noopur Chaturvedi is hired as Country Head for Small and Medium Businesses. She brings in a rich experience across payments, lending, sales, product management and business creation. Noopur will be responsible for the
strategic growth and expansion of this vertical, which aids for the evolving payment and lending needs of small & mid-sized enterprises. Before joining PayU, Noopur served Airtel Payments Bank as a part of its executive committee. The committee has led the corporate business and alliance vertical. Prior to this, she served Citibank, ING and Samsung.

Ashish Pathak is appointed as Head of Legal & Compliance. He would be responsible to monitor the company’s business in full compliance following all the regulations in the fintech space. Ashish 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. Prior to PayU, he served ICICI Bank as Senior Group Head & Joint GM.

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



Ashish Chattoraj takes charge as HR Head of PayU India. He is expected to establish and implement plans for acquire, develop, and retain talented employees along with managing performance. Ashish’s immediate priorities will be to co-create and nurture a cohesive PayU Culture. He holds more than 17 years of industry experience, his professional journey includes many global roles and responsibilities such as leadership positions across various HR functional domains.

Priya Cherian is appointed as Global HR Head for Credit Business. She will work on aligning the growth strategy for credit business and strengthening the credit team across multiple geographies. In addition, she will also be responsible to strengthen and enrich the credit team in order to ensure the growth of PayU’s credit business within the country. Furthermore, she is also expected to take charge on building the AI and data science hub in India. Priya possesses in depth experience across all facets of HR functions over multiple cultures and organizations. Before joining PayU, she was associated with Alibaba and served as Head for APAC & Middle East Operations.

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