Armaan Seth to lead Philips India as head of human resources


Seth has been serving the Company since 2011 in various capacities in the HR function.

Philips India has appointed Armaan Seth as its head of human resources. He will now lead the India operation with a focus on fostering inspirational leadership at all levels in the Company, and providing employees continued opportunities for growth across functions and geographies. He will also work towards making the Philips culture more inclusive and diverse.

Seth has been with Philips for about six years now and has served the company in various positions across India and the Netherlands.

He joined Philips in March 2011, as country HR lead-consumer durables business, working out of the Gurgaon office. In this position, he was the HR business partner for the consumer durables business for the Indian subcontinent. He also managed the organisation and people aspects of the disentanglement of the lifestyle entertainment business, and was part of the diversity and inclusion board of the Company.

In February 2014, he was elevated as global HR business partner for the business transformation and enterprise information management (EIM) functions in Philips, and operated from the Netherlands.

In January 2016, he became the Company’s senior director, head HR-global IT function. In this position, he was responsible for driving transformation towards a new IT operation and organisation model, and establishing a new global footprint in the US, EU and BIC countries.

An MBA PM & IR from XLRI Jamshedpur, Seth has also worked at Marico as HR manager and Jayesh Sanghrajka & Co LLP as financial auditor, between year 2002 and 2011.

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