Amid the pandemic Paytm is on a hiring spree, according to an ET report the company plans to hire 30 senior leaders to fuel its expansion.
From April 2019 to date, the company said that while around 20 senior executives exited Paytm, over 140 have been hired for leadership roles in vice-president and above positions. Paytm is recruiting talent from Fortune 500 companies, MNCs, top startups, and bringing in people who have entrepreneurial experience. Recently, the company also announced the setting up of its largest campus in Noida, Uttar Pradesh to accommodate its growing team. The 5000 seater office is spread across 5.5 lakh square feet of space comprising of 21 floors.
The Noida-based e-commerce payment and financial technology company, which has more than 100 employees in its leadership team, has hired 700 people across levels since the government lifted the lockdown it had imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19.
“Most of our group companies, including Paytm Money, Paytm First Games, lending and insurance businesses, are expanding operations and adding new verticals on their platforms. This is creating the need to bring in more senior hires to lead different processes,” Rohit Thakur, chief human resources officer, Paytm told ET.
During the pandemic, the transactions for digital payments have surged massively which lead to the launch of some new products. The company has witnessed engagement in their multiple domains and in order to manage these new arms the Indian startup is getting senior leaders on board.