Geethaa Ghaneckar moves from Raymond to Raheja


Ghaneckar, who was part of the Raymond HR leadership team for over eight years, will now lead the people agenda at the Raheja Universal.

Geethaa Ghaneckar, who has been the director-HR for the Raymond Lifestyle Business for over eight years now, is all set to join Raheja Universal as the CHRO. Ghaneckar will now lead the people agenda at the Raheja Universal, supporting its journey towards growth. She joins at a time when the industry is moving towards greater professionalism and standardisation, experiencing a significant transformation in terms of the work environment.

Ghaneckar confirmed her movement to HRKatha sharing that she would be joining the company on July 25, Tuesday. Talking of her new role, she says, “I am looking forward to leading the people agenda in the firm’s journey towards becoming a leading player in Platform Projects.”

Her tasks will include building a professional work environment, creating a transformative performance management process, building a high-quality leadership team across verticals and nurturing a culture that fosters innovation.

At Raymond, Ghaneckar has been working closely with the stakeholders and the leadership team to design and implement HR strategy in line with the business strategy, and the future work scenarios in the VUCA space. She has also been handling a team of 100 HR professionals spread across 10 different locations and managing peaceful industrial relations across nine manufacturing facilities.

Prior to joining Raymond, Ghaneckar was the VP-learning & Organisation Development (OD) at AIG. She was the head-learning and OD at RPG Enterprises for two years. Being a certified OD trainer from the National Training Lab, she has also worked with Manford and Aptech in the past.

Ghaneckar joins the real-estate industry at an interesting time when it’s moving towards significant consolidation in the next three years, with better and more compliant players surviving and growing.

With some remarkably positive shifts in the industry, it is likely to attract quality talent from across industries, going further.


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