Godrej Nature Basket’s Head HR joins Gera Developments as CPO

While Priya Adiseshan has been appointed as CPO, Raman Iyer is the COO


Priya Adiseshan has been given the role of chief people officer (CPO), at Gera Developments a Pune-based real-estate business.

Adiseshan has 19 years of experience in HR strategy and policies, talent management and development, and organisational development (OD) interventions. Trained in seamless alignment of people strategies with business strategies, Adiseshan has worked with Godrej Nature’s Basket and Trent Hypermarket– Star Bazaar, among others. She holds a master’s degree in human resources development from Welingkar Institute of Management.

Another key appointment at Gera Developments is Raman Iyer’s who has joined the company as the COO and has over 25 years of experience in project delivery and is a leading professional in the real-estate industry. An expert in project execution, asset management and investments pertaining to the real estate and construction sectors, he has worked with Shapoorji Pallonji & Co., ASK Property Investment Advisors, and Oberoi Realty amongst others. A civil engineer by qualification, she holds a master’s degree in finance from the prestigious Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.

Rohit Gera, MD, Gera Developments, revealed, “Within the next six to nine months, we expect to have an area under development in excess of 6 million ft. With the number of live customers growing exponentially and the accelerated pace of growth, it is important that we streamline the functioning and move forward with more agility and a more empowered team.”

He emphasized that a strong HR policy is the “the crux of an empowered team”.

These two important appointments are a clear sign of GDPL’s thrust towards growth.

Despite the pandemic and its economic consequences, GDPL has witnessed growth this year. It has induced structural improvements to boost professionalism, leadership and motivation and maintain unwavering focus on building a high-performance culture propelling both individual and company growth. As a result, they have successfully retained their GPTW (Great Place to Work) certification for the fourth straight year in a row, being in the top 10 Great Mid-size Places to Work for the past 3 years.

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