PayPal, one of the world’s leading payments platforms has appointed Anupam Pahuja as the Managing Director and Country Manager for India. Anupam is a PayPal veteran and has been with the company for over six years, heading technology for APAC.
As the MD & Country Manager for India, Anupam will be responsible for all aspects of PayPal’s India business and further strengthening the company’s operations in India.
Rohan Mahadevan, APAC CEO, PayPal Pte Ltd said “India continues to be a key part of PayPal’s growth strategy. In India’s fast-growing e-commerce and payments market, we have enabled hundreds of thousands of small and medium businesses and entrepreneurs participate in the global economy. With Anupam appointment as the business leader of this market, we will continue to bring our global scale, experience and risk management platforms for safe and friction less experiences to our customers.”
Anupam has a wealth of experience in managing large-scale multinational enterprises and is an entrepreneur and innovator at heart. He was instrumental in establishing PayPal’s technology centers in India and making PayPal India one of the best places to work in the country.
Prior to PayPal, Anupam was the Managing Director for India for NASDAQ-listed Sum Total Systems, the world’s largest eLearning company. In this role, Anupam managed the company’s global product development and led sales, marketing, and professional services for the APAC region.
Anupam has founded and sold several businesses in the US and in India and serves as a Board Member for several companies and nonprofit organizations.
Anupam holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in International Business from Georgetown University.
At PayPal (Nasdaq:PYPL), we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998, we continue to be at the forefront of the digital payments revolution. PayPal gives people better ways to manage and move their money, offering them choice and flexibility in how they are able to send money, pay or get paid. We operate an open, secure and technology agnostic payments platform that businesses use to securely transact with their customers online, in stores and increasingly on mobile devices. In 2015, 28% of the 4.9 billion payments we processed were made on a mobile device. With our 184 million active customer accounts, PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in more than 200 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies.
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