Paytm which has been on a hiring spree for the last several months confirmed Abhinav Kumar’s appointm. Abhinav Kumar, who was the face of Trivago joins paytm as a Vice President product marketing. Kumar will be replacing Senior Vice President, Deepak Abbot, who has spent more than four years with the One97 Communications-owned Paytm, across various functions.
Speaking on Kumar’s appointment, Harinder Takhar, CEO – Paytm Labs said, “Abhinav’s skill-set is what we look for when we want to hire external talent. His agility will assist us further in continuing to be dominant in payments as an industry leader.”
Kumar completed his Master’s in International Management from University of Trento, Italy and has extensive experience in digital marketing. During his time at Trivago and thanks to the advertisements, the company gained massive recall and brand value which helped in the company’s India expansion.
Paytm also recently announced that Vikas Garg, currently Sr. Vice President – Finance, has been promoted as Deputy CFO of the company. Garg has been associated with the company for over a decade and has led the financial operations.