Our management team

Our management team comes from many different backgrounds but approach their work with real energy and passion, bringing vital experience to our operations. They guide our company in our quest to achieve our two goals: to achieve top-tier financial performance and make Hyve India Private Limited a great place to work.
Manager Gordon Payne

Gordon Payne, Regional Director, Asia

Gordon Payne is responsible for all operations in Asia and has been with Hyve since February 2017. He has 20+ years of senior leadership experience in major business media companies including UBM (now Informa Markets) where he led their highly successfully business in Amsterdam for eight years. Prior to Hyve, Gordon worked with Mark Shashoua on the acclaimed transformation of emap connect into i2i Events Group where he focused on creating the critical international dimension to the business that drove much of i2i’s growth. Gordon has worked extensively in China, India, Latin America, Middle East, USA and Europe and currently lives in Hong Kong.

Manager Sanjeev Batra

Mr Sanjeev Batra is Hyve India's Finance Director. He has been associated with the company for the last 10 years in management roles. A skilled and diligent finance controller, Sanjeev was part of the team that secured the successful acquisition and integration of PAPEREX and MMMM. He has proven great value and support to the company for many years.

Manager Gagan Sahni

Mr Gagan Sahni is the Director- Business Development at Hyve India. He has experience of more than 19 years in the Indian exhibition industry in a number of senior management positions. He is the prime architect of the brand Paperex and has managed 17 prestigious specialised events during his career in industries such as Pulp & Paper, Construction, Food Processing, Education, Environment, Minerals & Metals, Mining, Packaging, Travel & Tourism.


This Leading business event will help to explore the needs of Indian Paper Industry in its efforts to be a part of global market. The expo will surely prove to be a business platform to link paper units to the industry .I extend my best wishes to all the participants, delegates and organizers for the success of the events. Prikko Molkentin –Matilainen, President and CEO, Paper Engineers' Association