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Paytm Leadership Changes and Expansion in Financial Services

In a strategic move to bolster its financial services division, Paytm has announced significant leadership changes and portfolio expansions. The company aims to double down on its commitment to offering diverse financial products and enhancing its market presence.

Leadership Transitions

Bhavesh Gupta, the President and Chief Operating Officer overseeing payments and lending businesses, will transition to an advisory role due to personal reasons. This move aims to ensure smooth continuity in Paytm’s growth initiatives. Meanwhile, Rakesh Singh has been appointed as the new CEO of Paytm Money Ltd, signaling a renewed focus on scaling and innovation in wealth management products.

Expansion into Wealth Management

Under its subsidiary, Paytm Services Pvt Ltd (PSPL), Paytm has broadened its portfolio to include mutual funds and other wealth management products. Varun Sridhar, former head of Paytm Money Ltd, now leads PSPL, emphasizing the company’s commitment to deepening the penetration of wealth management solutions in India.

Vision for Growth

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO of Paytm, expressed confidence in the company’s leadership team and its ability to execute strategic plans. The focus remains on strengthening Paytm’s role in both payments and lending sectors, while also expanding its reach in wealth management offerings. Rakesh Singh, the newly appointed CEO of Paytm Money, emphasized the priority of scaling acquisition and delivering innovative yet cost-effective products while ensuring full compliance with regulatory standards.

Commitment to Innovation and Compliance

As part of its transition, Paytm has adopted the TPAP model for UPI Payments and forged partnerships with major banks. The company remains steadfast in its commitment to growth, profitability, and maintaining rigorous governance and compliance standards.

About Paytm

Paytm stands as India’s foremost mobile payments and financial services distribution company, spearheading the mobile QR payments revolution. With a mission to bring millions of Indians into the mainstream economy through technology, Paytm continues to innovate and expand its offerings in the financial services landscape.

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