Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder and CEO of Paytm, India’s largest mobile commerce platform has been named as the CEO of the Year by the prestigious SABRE Awards. He has been felicitated for successfully leveraging Public Relations and Strategic Communications to build Paytm into a powerful brand with a formidable market reputation.
Vijay delivered a defining address at the event featuring some of the most renowned names from the world of media, marketing and PR. In his speech he illustrated how his company delivered against objectives through the successful application of core communication strategies.
The SABRE Awards are amongst the most prestigious and closely followed events in the Public Relations industry and the global business landscape at large. SABRE stands for ‘Superior Achievement in Branding, Reputation & Engagement.’ These awards are the most definitive recognition of an organisation’s high level of strategic planning, creativity and business results. Adjudged by respected leaders of the industry, the SABRE Awards accolade such work where PR has been the most significant tool of reputation augmentation and management.
The SABRE Awards are organised by The Holmes Group, one of the most respected authorities on the business of public relations. The group was founded in 2000 by Paul Holmes, publisher and CEO, who has more than two decades of experience writing about and evaluating the public relations business and consulting with both public relations firms and their clients.
Paytm is India’s largest mobile commerce platform. With its mobile first strategy, Paytm does more than 100 million transactions of various digital and physical goods every month. Launched in 2014, Paytm wallet is India’s dominant mobile payment service platform. Consumer brand of India’s leading mobile internet company One97 Communications, Paytm is head-quartered in Delhi NCR. The company’s investors include Ant Financials (AliPay), SAIF Partners, Sapphire Venture and Silicon Valley Bank.