PayPal Ranked 4th in India by Great Place to Work Institute
By Ina Steiner
PayPal's India Development Center (IDC) has been ranked among the top 25 best companies to work for in India for the 4th year in a row by the Great Place to Work Institute. This year, PayPal was ranked "4th in the IT industry." In the overall survey that included 21 industry segments, PayPal was ranked number 17.
PayPal's base in India comprises a global development center in Chennai with over 2200 staff supporting both the eBay Marketplaces and PayPal businesses globally. The global development center consists of development and quality engineers, product managers, user-experience professionals, web developers, and project managers as well as site operations, data management, and risk analytics staff.
The center is one of PayPal's largest technology sites in the world and is involved in all of the company's major technology and product development initiatives to improve its global payment platform for nearly 100 million active users worldwide.
PayPal IDC General Manager Anupam Pahuja said, "At PayPal, we believe that creativity and innovation come from enjoying work. Each year we bring new dimensions at our work place hoping to make an environment in which one can contribute and have fun too. We believe in hiring smart people and empowering them to deliver in an eco-system where innovation is in the air. You can't help but be happy in a place like this."
Concurrently, PayPal IDC also won two awards in different categories at the Zinnov Awards & Recognition Program 2012. Pahuja was recognized in the category: Leader in "High Impact Global Roles," and PayPal IDC was recognized in the category "Most Successful Attrition Management."
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