Paytm Mall boosts leadership team ahead of festive season

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Ahead of the festive season sale, online retailer Paytm Mall has hired more than half a dozen startup leaders to fill various senior management roles.

Among the recent additions to the Paytm Mall’s senior management include Srinivas Mothey from GiftingNation, Milind Pathak from Httpool, Nikhil Dhoka from BrownTape, Utkrisht Kumar from Hopscotch, and Rohan Chhazed from Zoomcar.

These recent hires bring along more than 80 years of aggregate experience and expertise in fields like Business, Tech & Support while managing P&L responsibility and Product Development.

Srinivas Mothey will be heading the marketing function as the Vice President of Paytm Mall. Milind Pathak, the former MD of Httpool, will serve as the Senior Vice President, Brand and Monetisation at Paytm Mall, heading the multiple projects in category and partnerships.

Nikhil Dhoka, an IIT Bombay alumnus and former Business Head at Browntape, will be coming onboard as the Associate Vice President at Paytm Mall, he will be responsible for managing the complete seller ecosystem.

Utkrisht Kumar, a former founding member of Hopscotch and head of operations and product teams, will be coming onboard as Associate Vice President at Paytm Mall and work with the cross-border team. While Rohan Chhazed, former Country Head at ZoomCar, will be the Associate Vice President, heading the General Merchandise category at Paytm Mall.

Amit Sinha, COO, Paytm Mall, said, “With the recent addition to our senior management, we are strengthening our business team to expand our operations, build innovative solutions and offer more consumer-focused products & services.”

Paytm Mall is further looking to boost its 900 strong employee workforce to 1,200 by the end of this year.

The online retailer is gearing up to challenge Indian e-commerce market leaders, Amazon and Flipkart as the festive season approaches.

Recently, it was reported that Paytm Mall is working with FMCG brands to drive sales through O2O model.

Earlier in August, Paytm Mall reached $3.5 billion in annualised gross sales and eyes $10 billion in annualised gross sales by March 2019. This festive season sale could help the online retailer to get closer to its goals.

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