Pahuja has been with the company for six years and was head, technology for Paypal in the APAC region.
He will be responsible for all aspects of PayPal’s business in India and for further strengthening the company’s operations here.
Asia Pacific CEO, PayPal, Rohan Mahadevan says, “India continues to be a key part of PayPal’s growth strategy. In India’s fast-growing e-commerce and payments market, we have enabled hundreds of thousands of small and medium businesses and entrepreneurs participate in the global economy,”
With Pahuja’s appointment as the business leader of this market, PayPal will continue to bring its global scale, experience and risk management platforms for safe and frictionless experiences to customers, he added.
Pahuja was instrumental in establishing PayPal’s technology centres in India. Prior to PayPal, he was the Managing Director for India for NASDAQ-listed SumTotal Systems, the world’s largest eLearning company.
He has founded and sold several businesses in the US and in India and serves as a Board Member for several companies and non-profit organisations.