Indian e-commerce payment system and digital wallet company, Paytm has appointed Rama Subramaniam Gandhi, ex-Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as an advisor. He will advise the company on payment systems, corporate governance, compliance, and regulations.
Gandhi was appointed as Deputy Governor in April 2014. As the Deputy Governor, he was the Chairman of Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Ltd (the currency printing subsidiary of the Reserve Bank) and Chairman of the IDRBT (a Banking technology research institute promoted by the Reserve Bank). He worked in distinct areas like currency management and information technology. Gandhi was also the Executive Assistant to the RBI Governor for over three years. He also had a brief stint at the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
Gandhi has over three decades of professional experience in banking with cross-functional exposure in technology, payment systems, capital markets, securities, forex, money market and International Banking.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO at Paytm shared in media, “We are truly honored to welcome Rama Subramaniam Gandhi, a distinguished and seasoned leader, as a guide and mentor to Paytm. Since the beginning of our journey, we have focused on building an organization that has the culture and the resources of serving our customers responsibly.”
Gandhi completed his Master’s degree in Economics from the Annamalai University, in Tamil Nadu, India. He also has post-graduate level certificates in Management Information System from The American University, Washington DC, USA and in Capital Market from the City University of New York, New York, USA.