Rohit Thakur, who recently moved out from his role of as Head of Human Resources at Accenture India has joined Paytm as its new CHRO.
Rohit transitioned out of Accenture India earlier this month and has moved into his new role at the fintech player. As the Group CHRO, Rohit will spearhead all the HR aspects as Paytm pursues its growth and expansion agenda.
At Accenture, Rohit was succeeded by Lakshmi C, the India HR service delivery lead responsible for recruiting, learning, HR Tech and process team.
Rohit is a seasoned HR professional who has over 26 years of experience across industries and in top companies such as Microsoft, GE, Eicher, Cadence Design Systems, etc. Before joining Accenture, he was working as the Head of Human Resources at Microsoft India. His experience is very diverse and varies across industries/sectors like Technology, Consumer, and Energy. It is this vast experience that the payments player will be hoping to leverage.
Recently, the company has overhauled its management team with new appointments and internal promotions. In October this year Paytm appointed Kinjal Chaudhary as the SVP-HR and head of operations for the new Paytm services business. Similarly, Madhur Deora who was working as the CFO for Paytm was elevated to head the all the company’s consumer services businesses in a newly created role of President.