Paytm has onboarded Pallavi S. Shroff, the founder and Managing Partner of a law firm, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, to join the fintech company’s board of directors.
In a statement, Paytm said that Pallavi is an entrepreneur in the field of law with over 34 years of experience in representing public and private corporations and other entities before legal institutions, and that she is presently a director on the boards of companies, including Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, Apollo Tyres, Trident Group, and Juniper Hotels Ltd.
The board Shroff joins also includes Kabir Misra, Managing Partner at SoftBank Capital, Joe Tsai, Vice Chairman at Alibaba Group Holding Limited, former Google executive Amit Singhal, Mark Schwartz, the Vice Chairman of the Goldman Sachs Group and Chairman of Goldman Sachs in Asia-Pacific, Ravi Adusumalli of SAIF Partners and Eric Jing, CEO of Ant Financial.
Paytm’s Board movement
A week ago, we reported that WhatsApp’s global business head, Neeraj Arora resigned from the board of directors of Paytm’s parent One97 Communications. He had been appointed to the board back in June 2015, along with Facebook’s Ruchi Sanghvi, and InMobi founder Naveen Tewari.