Azure Power ropes in Shweta Srivastava as CHRO

Srivastava moves from Vedanta Resources, where she was group talent acquisition head


Azure Power, the independent sustainable energy solutions company, has appointed Shweta Srivastava as CHRO.

Srivastava, who comes with two decades of experience in building and leading high-performing staffing / recruitment teams across India, moves from Vedanta Resources, where she was group talent acquisition head.

An alumna of Savitribai Phule University — from where she completed an MBA in HRM/personnel management — Srivastava was officer – resourcing at Ericsson for over three years, in the initial years of her career. She then moved to Motorola as staffing specialist for two years.

In 2006, she joined Qualcomm as staffing specialist, staff, executive hiring and university relations lead, international staffing. For over three years, she handled recruitment for the Company’s country president’s office and also executive hires for pan India.

Her next stop was United Health Group, where she joined as head of recruitment services India for almost three years.

The year 2012 saw her joining Indus Towers as head – talent acquisition, India.

It was in 2018 that she took up a role as head of global COE- talent acquisition at Sterlite Power. Three years later, she was elevated to talent leader. By the time she moved on from Sterlite in 2021, she was people strategy leader – new businesses and geographies.

Her stint with Vedanta was a short one, lasting nine months before she accepted this new assignment at Azure Power.

The Company’s post on LinkedIn says that Srivastava’s “deep understanding of people and culture”, and her “ability to drive large-scale execution is going to allow all our employees to reach their potential and enable us to create the organisation of the future”.

She “hopes to be a catalyst in driving Azure Power’s work culture towards an inclusive zone”.

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